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Posted on: June 29, 2020

New RecXtra-Summer Edition camps offered beginning July 13 and 20


An opportunity for youth to kids to learn, socialize, and grow is being offered in the form of a new camp being presented by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be observed during this program.

This camp is called RecXtra-Summer Edition and is for ages five to 12. Campers will participate in age appropriate activities including physical fitness, art, gymnastics, outdoor exploration, and splash days.

This camp was not included in JCPRD’s 2020 Camp Guide. To find this program in the online listings at, browse first under youth and then under special events. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “special events.” 

RecXtra-Summer Edition will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 to 17 (course ID 36354), and July 20 through 24 (course ID 36355) at the Mill Creek Activity Center, 6518 Vista Dr., Shawnee. The cost for four seven-hour sessions is $150 per person for Johnson County residents, or $165 per person for nonresidents. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a course ID search for either of the codes listed above. 

Printed copies of the My JCPRD Activities catalog are available for pickup at all JCPRD facilities.