Urban Xplorer Summer Camp

This camp is for children who are 9-12 years old during camp.

Applications accepted April 2-23. Applicants will be notified via e-mail of acceptance or denial by May 1. 

Should we receive more applications than the number of available spaces, campers will be selected by random lottery. 

The camp is open to Missouri residents. Children living in the following zip codes will receive priority in the enrollment process and lottery: 64109, 64110, 64128 and 64130. 

Dates: Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 Time: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with free before and after care from 7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. 

Campers will begin and end each day at the Discovery Center. The first four days will be a mix of art and nature workshops including Coterie Theatre workshop and Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center field trip. Friday will culminate in a field day to Hartell Conservation Area and group performance art presentation. Transportation to all off-site field trips will be provided. 

Each day, please make sure campers are at the Discovery Center on time to check-in. 

Parents/Guardians must be prompt in picking up children no later than 5:30 p.m. Contact numbers are very important in cases of emergency or behavioral issues. We must be able to reach an adult who would be able to come immediately if needed. Make sure your child has a non-perishable lunch and water bottle each day for camp. Children will be outside and should dress appropriately for weather and outdoor activities. If you have any questions or need more information please contact: 

Kathy Kottemann (816) 759-7305 ext. 1126 or: Kathy.Kottemann@mdc.mo.gov