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Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street Ste. 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax

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**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!**

Contact julie@kcdsg.org if you need to be put on a waiting list for a SOLD OUT event


STARS Summer Camp Registration: 

Enrollment is now full for STARS Summer Camp. If you wish to be put on the waiting list, please email julie@kcdsg.org

Summer Camp Reminders:

Pick up and Drop off will be at the address listed for each event, unless otherwise specified. We encourage carpooling.

- Summer camp is a Parent-free zone. This will be enforced this summer to give our teens time with their friends. We will send information in weekly emails as to where parents can go during the activity if you need ideas.

Click here to see the STARS Summer Camp Calendar!

-If you don't get in to an event you want, please email julie@kcdsg.org to be put on a waiting list. Every attempt will be made to get your teen into the event. 

Friday, June 29, 2018 9am-12pm
1324 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64101

Scraps KC is a non-profit company that collects arts and crafts materials and provides a location for individuals to come and create fun things. Teens will do a job tour and volunteer in the Scraps job site, where they will sort arts and crafts items. They will then go to the make and take building and have time to MAKE anything they wish from the items available and then TAKE the item home.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
NO STARS- 4th of July Holiday

Friday, July 6, 2018 9am-12pm
One Life Fitness Class @ DSG SOLD OUT

One Life Fitness will be at DSG again to show us how to work out and get the most out of it. They will bring their big ropes, hand weights, and fun equipment, which is sure to be a good time. This will be a circuit style workout, so come dressed to move and have some fun.

Saturday, July 7, 2018 9am-11am
Gladstone Farmers Market Fundraiser
7010 N. Holmes, Gladstone, MO (next to Linden Square)

STARS teens will be selling baked goods to raise money for our Shooting for the STARS walk team. Teens are invited to help parents bake yummy treats to sell at the Farmers Market. One of our STARS parents is graciously allowing us to use her booth to sell the items. Parents will be able to walk around the market, while the teens sell baked goods. Sign up to bake yummy treats and/or help work the event.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 1pm-4pm

Water Fun in the Sun @ DSG SOLD OUT

It's bound to be hot in July, we hope! Let's have fun in the sun by getting wet, playing water games, and enjoying each others company! Bring a towel and sunscreen! Yummy summer treat provided too!

Friday, July 13, 2018 9am-12pm
Indoor Fun Not in the Sun @ DSG SOLD OUT

Relax and have fun with STARS friends in the air conditioning of DSG. Play games, watch a movie, have a snack, and have a good time with friends.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 1pm-4pm
Soccer and Yogurt SOLD OUT
Tiffany Athletic Zone 8201 NW 97th Terrace, KCMO, 64153 (near Zona Rosa and Airport)

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE. There was an error in the flier that was mailed. Play some indoor soccer and get some instruction from one of the KC Comets players (owner of Tiffany Athletic Zone). Then, DSG will transport teens to Zona Rosa (1 mile away) to get some yummy frozen yogurt at Yogurtini. Drop off at Tiffany Athletic Zone and pick up at Yogurtini.

Friday, July 20, 2018 12pm-3pm
Sonflower Bakery Job Tour SOLD OUT
Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave. Leawood, KS 66224

Teens will work with the Sonflower Bakery, Special Needs Bakery, at Church of the Resurrection. They will produce baked goods to fill orders in the bakery and learn job skills.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 1pm-4pm
Heroes Behind the Movies @ DSG SOLD OUT

Teens will walk to the Mission Fire Station for a job tour and then walk back to DSG to watch a movie (firestation related) to see the heroes in action. Movie (most likely): Firehouse Dog

Friday, July 27, 2018 9am-12pm
6800 Zoo Drive, KCMO 64132

Enjoy a morning at the Zoo with STARS friends!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1pm-4pm
COR Teen Room & Winstead's SOLD OUT
13720 Roe Ave. Leawood, KS 66224

Teens will hang out with friends in the Church of the Resurrection teen room, where they can play video games, basketball, pool, ping pong, foosball, etc. Then we will walk to Winstead's (in the parking lot) to enjoy a delicious shake!

Friday, August 3, 2018 9am-12pm
Karate Class @ DSG SOLD OUT

Linda, our favorite karate instructor, will be here with her crew to teach us some fun karate moves and have a good time.

Saturday, August 4, 2018 10am-2pm
Carwash @ The Welstone with Waterway
6050 Broadmoor, Mission, KS 66202

Our last fundraiser of the summer to raise money for our Shooting for the STARS walk team! Waterway employees have asked to come help and want to teach us car washing skills! This is a family event, so bring your mom and dad, brothers and sisters. Invite friends and neighbors to come get their car washed too! Sign up to come help!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 1pm-4pm
Elite Gymnastics SOLD OUT
13600 W. 108th Street, Lenexa, KS 66215

We have the gym to ourselves and 3 hours to have fun! Teens will get a demonstration from some of the gymnasts and then enjoy open gym for the remainder of the time with the gymnasts.

Friday, August 10, 2018 9am-12pm
End of Summer Bash SOLD OUT
Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter 10 (7900 Renner Rd. Shawnee, KS. 66219)

Let's enjoy some fun together as we say goodbye to summer! Shawnee Mission Park is a beautiful place to celebrate a great summer! We will have shelter and shade if its hot or raining. We will be near the playground and bathrooms, and have room to do outdoor activities.