Day Camps


Enroll your child in a Shawnee County Parks + Recreation camp for a well-supervised and safe environment with our licensed camps. Campers will spend their day engaged in: 

  • Developing friendships
  • Leaning new skills
  • Arts
  • Crafts
  • Exploring Nature
  • Field Trips
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • And more

Don't miss out on all of the excitement!

Summer Camp Mission Statement

Camp provides a unique experience for children to learn valuable skills and make new friends through activities that are challenging, educational and downright fun. Camp will provide an opportunity for personal growth, self-esteem and friendship building in a safe environment.

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Registration Information

Camp registration begins March 7, 2023.

Weekly fee: $135. A $25 non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee per week is due at the time of registration. Weekly balance is due 10 days prior to each camp week. Please read our refund policy (PDF).


Back to Nature at Big Gage Shelter
Camp Connections Lake at Lake Shawnee
Camp Connections North at Shawnee North Community Park
Passport to Adventure at Crestview Shelter
Civitan at Gage Park, Civitan Camp
Fun Zone at Oakland Community Center 


Paperwork for campers is required by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for each child to attend camp. Parents need to fill out the camp information form, KDHE Child Health History, and KDHE Authorization for Emergency Medical Care forms and turn them in before the first day of camp. (For the correct form, please choose the specific camp your child will be attending.)

Camp Information Forms

Camp information form
Civitan Camp registration form
Fun Zone registration form
All camps health history form

Emergency Medical Record Forms

Back to Nature EMR Form
Camp Connections Lake EMR Form
Camp Connections North EMR Form
Passport to Adventure
Fun Zone

Campers Daily Checklist

  • Camper name marked on all belongings
  • Lunch and drink in a cooler with a cool pack
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Swimsuit and towel