Update your teens information for the STARS program here. We are trying to start a Carpool program and teen contact book. We need your help!
Upcoming Events: Feb/Mar
Click Here to Check Out the STARS Feb/Mar Calendar!
Wednesday, Feb. 28th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Laser Tag @ Jaegerz Laser Tag
(9300 NE Underground Drive, KCMO 64161)
Who is ready for some laser tag? We’ve got a course to ourselves, now all we need are some participants! Space is limited. Ready, set, register! Drop off and pick up at Jaegerz Laser Tag.
Wednesday, Mar. 7th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Kick It Foos (8166 Monticello Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66227)
Human Foosball? Life-size Billiards? You have to see it to believe it! Come have fun with friends in this totally unique facility! Drop off and pick up at Kick it Foos.
SPRING BREAK CAMP
REGISTRATION FEE: $21
(SAME FEE WHETHER YOU ATTEND
ALL SESSIONS OR JUST ONE)
Tuesday, Mar. 13th 11AM-2 PM
Spring Break Camp: Art House KC & Pizza Shoppe
(7526 NW Prairie View Rd. Platte Woods, MO 64151)
Get creative and decorate some beautiful ceramics at the Art House! Then enjoy a pizza lunch and visit with friends. Drop off and Pick up at The Art House KC.
Thursday, Mar. 15th 1-4PM
Spring Break Camp: Bump City
(1101 NW Jefferson St. Blue Springs, MO 64015)
Let’s get moving with friends at Bump City! An indoor playground for teenagers to hang out and have fun on trampolines, rock walls, gym equipment, slam dunk hoops, and more! Pick up and drop off at Bump City!
Friday, Mar. 16th 1-4PM
Spring Break Camp: Destination DSG @ DSG
Who needs to go anywhere when you can visit popular spring break destinations all in one day right from the DSG office!
Wednesday, Mar. 21st Down Syndrome Awareness Day @ CoCo Keys Water Park
DSG is renting out CoCo Keys to celebrate all our friends with extra chromosomes! Join us! Registration will open soon. Watch for details from DSG.
Wednesday, March 28th:
NO STARS! Preparing for Prom
Saturday, Mar. 31st
PROM @Overland Park Convention Center
New to STARS?
Contact Julie Brickey for more information
Upcoming Events: April/May
Click Here to Check Out the STARS April/May Calendar!
Wednesday, Apr. 4th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Bowling @ Park Lanes (7701 Renner Rd. Shawnee, KS)
Let’s bowl and have fun with friends! Teens may bring their own ball and shoes if they have them. If teens wish to purchase snacks they may bring money with them, DSG will provide the bowling and she rental (if needed). Drop off and pick up will be at Park Lanes.
Wednesday, Apr. 11th 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Transition Bootcamp #4 @DSG
This last session of the four-part series is all about Community Living and Guardianship. Parents come with teens and attend their own session, while teens will go out in the community to explore independent living options. No Dinner provided for this session.
Wednesday, Apr. 18th 6:00-8:00PM
BINGO @ The Welstone (6050 Broadmoor St. Mission, KS)
Bring your BINGO luck to win some cool prizes at The Welstone senior living. Enjoy some time visiting with our senior friends for the last time before we take a break for the summer. Snacks provided. Drop off and pick up will be at The Welstone.
Wednesday, Apr. 25th 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Learning2Fly @ 4711 Lamar Ave. Mission, KS)
Ever seen that big space ship looking building when you get off Hwy 35 @ Lamar? It won’t take you to outer space, but it will teach you to fly! Instructors will teach you all about using silks, hanging from the ceiling, to make yourself feel like you are flying! Limited space, so be sure to sign up quick for this one! Drop off and pick up will be at Learning2Fly.
Wednesday, May 2nd 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sports Spectacular @ Sylvester Powell Community Center
Bring you’re A-Game as the DSG STARS let loose in Sylvester Powell Community Center for a night of sports fun! We will have basketball hoops, pickle ball, racquetball courts, and so much more. All gear is provided. Drop off and pick up will be at DSG. We will walk over to the Community Center together.
Wednesday, May 9th 6:00PM-8:00 PM
Exotic Animal Extravaganza @ DSG
Exotics R’Us is bringing their most exotic animals to come see our teens. Get up close and personal with the animals in a safe environment. Teens will be allowed to touch some of the animals, while others will be for eyes only.
Wednesday, May 16th 6:00PM-8:00PM
HopSports and Jazzercise @ DSG
Get ready to slay that dragon, ride the roller coasters, practice your karate moves, and much much more. The HopSports equipment is making a comeback for a night of Fun Fitness! Healthy Snack provided.
Wednesday, May 23rd 6:00PM-8:00PM
Nerf War @ DSG
Get ready to battle it out with your friends, Nerf style! DSG will provide all the gear, so please leave your nerf items at home. Nerf games, nerf battle, and lots of nerf fun! Fun snack provided.
Wednesday, May 30th
We are preparing for Summer Camp! Be sure to get registered starting May 1st! Look for flier in the mail! Get Ready!
Summer Camp Heads Up: Tuesdays (1-4pm) and Fridays (9am-12pm) except for July 20th (12-3pm). $125 fee with T-shirt included. These events will fill up fast! At least 11/18 events are off site.