Youth ages five to 12 are invited to come have fun at the Johnson County Museum on days when school is out this fall and early winter!
During these new Kids' Day Out Programs, participants can choose from a variety of activities each day, including exploring the museum's KidScape area, as well as, art, dance, music, and down time. Be sure to bring your lunch and a water bottle. Snacks are provided. Pre-registration is required.
In all, a total of 14 Kids' Day Out programs are planned between late September and Dec. 29. Each day's program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm and is limited to 45 participants. To find these programs in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under youth and then under enrichment & special interests. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “museum.”
The first Kids' Day Out program will take place on Friday, Sept. 22. Other programs are scheduled for: Friday, Oct. 13; Thursday, Oct. 26; Friday, Oct. 27; Monday, Oct. 30; Monday, Nov. 20; Tuesday, Nov. 21; Wednesday, Nov. 22; Tuesday, Dec. 21; Friday, Dec. 22; Tuesday, Dec. 26; Wednesday, Dec. 27; Thursday, Dec. 28; and Friday, Dec. 29.
Kids' Day Out will take place at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, located in the former King Louie Building at 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. The cost for each 10-hour session is $30 per participant. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at jcprd.com.
These programs are also eligible for credit in the Mindfulness dimension for the JCPRD U holistic wellness program for participants ages three to 18. Participants can complete Achievement Classes (similar to academic grade levels) and earn Achievement Badges and Awards. To register for JCPRD U call Nathan at (913) 826-2950.
The Johnson County Museum is a department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.