2023 Gardner Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration will open on Monday, March 6th at NOON!!


Please note that Indoor Summer Camp is an all summer commitment.  

Payment is required for the full summer tuition (in weekly payments), regardless of vacation/illnesses.  Fees are non-refundable/non-transferable. A $50 Registration fee will be due at the time of registration.

Child with Camp Staff on Bench

Indoor Summer Camps: Ages 5-12 yrs old
Johnson County Park and Recreation District is home to many different summer camps where it is a great place to be a kid! Indoor summer camps are held at various locations in the Gardner School District.  Camps are directed by highly qualified individuals and all camps are fully licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  Each day of  camp offers a new variety of activities which will get your children outside and moving.  Activities will include outdoor play time, sports, creative arts, weekly swimming and field trips, group games and socialization. Children must be five (5) years of age and have completed Kindergarten.

Space is Limited, register early!

Camp Scholarships

A limited number of JCPRD Summer Camp scholarships are available through Community Development Block Grant funds for qualifying families.  Weekly scholarship amounts awarded, if any, are based on income, location, job status and size of household per HUD Guidelines.  Applications must be complete, including supporting documentation, for consideration.  Families receiving partial funding must remain current with their portion of enrollment fees in order to receive services.  

To receive additional information (available when 2023 CDBG funding is secured), please complete the following inquiry:

  Scholarship Inquiry Form


2023 Summer Camp Weekly Fees

First Child
Second Child (same household)
10% Discount

Tuition is paid weekly in the form of automatic withdraws the Friday prior to care. 

Registration Fee$50.00 per child
Declined Payment Fee$30.00
Program Options Change Fee$15.00
Late Pick-Up Fee$1.00/minute
Pool Pass(See city pool info)

Please note that Indoor Summer Camp is an all summer commitment. Payment is required for the full summer tuition (in weekly payments), regardless of vacations/illnesses. Fees are non-refundable/non-transferable.

2023 Camp Locations:

Campers may register for any locations, regardless where they attend school. 

  • Moonlight 
  • Gardner 
  • Madison

Swim Locations:

*You will need to purchase a pool pass with the City of Gardner

JCPRD Summer Camp weekly swimming will be determined upon local Covid-19 health department guidelines and local pool availability.  

Camp Dates & Hours:

June 5th - August 4th*

Monday-Friday,  7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • No camp on June 19th (Juneteenth) and July 4th (Independence Day)

**Dates are subject to change based on Gardner School District 2023-2024 Calendar

Parent Resources:

Parent Orientation Slideshow  **2023 Camp Orientation updates will be posted closer to summer!

2023 Program Handbook  

ePact Child File Link

Summer Camp Change/Drop Request Form

To request a change or drop in your current Summer Camp programming options, please complete this form.  Requests will be determined by program availability.  You will be contacted within 48 business hours to verify your request.

A $15 change fee may be applied to changes in programming options.  Please remember that Indoor Summer Camp is an all summer commitment.