Upcoming STARS Events
Teens age 12-18 with Down syndrome are welcome to sign up for these events. There is no charge for these events during the school year. Click here to make sure your child is signed up.
Parent and Teen Information Night Powerpoint and Information
Download the Powerpoint if you missed the presentation. Important information about the upcoming year!
OPEN STARS Registrations
OPEN until Sunday, August 18th at 8pm:
Cooking with Color: Offered August 28th from 6-8pm: Cooking class to teach teens the importance of cooking with a variety of foods to promote healthy eating habits. Teens will also get to practice safe cooking techniques to continue at home.
OPEN until Sunday, August 25th at 8pm:
Yoga in the Yard: Offered September 3rd from 6-8pm: Yoga in the great outdoors to help us connect our mind and bodies and RELAX! Fitness comes in all forms and yoga is an important piece to relieve stress and balance our bodies.
Exercise in the Air @ Urban Air Trampoline Park: Offered September 4th from 6-8pm: Exercising on trampolines to promote healthy lifestyles and getting active in the community with friends. Who says you can't have fun when you exercise!
September 11th: No event due to Red Barn Farm on September 15th.
Registration opening Sunday, August 18th at 8pm:
Friendship Frenzy @ DSG: Offered September 18th from 6-8pm: Meet new friends, build on existing friendships, and have lots of fun while we play games and interact with others to prepare for a great year in STARS! Teens will work on building their self-advocacy skills, following safety rules, and working together to accomplish a fun task (not a board game). I bet the suspense is driving you crazy!
Registration opening Sunday, August 25th at 8pm:
Double Dare @ DSG: Offered September 25th from 6-8pm: Double Dare your STARS friends to some friendly competition! Teens will be divided into teams who will challenge each other to complete tasks which will help better prepare them for the workplace environment. Fun tasks will have teens wanting to compete, but they won't even know they are learning!
Ready, Set, Go! @ Rotary Youth Camp in Lee's Summit, MO: Offered September 26 from 6-8pm: Teens will be outside at the beautiful Rotary Camp, participating in scavenger hunts, interactive activities, and fun, fun, fun, while they use their problem solving skills! Teens will be able to bring one of their peers (who does not have DS) with them to this event!
Registration opening Sunday, September 1st at 8pm:
Cheers to Giving Back and Learning New Things @ The Cheer Pitt Kansas City: Offered on October 2 from 6-8pm: Teens will be making a craft with the cheerleaders to give back to the community, learning how to make a healthy snack on the go, and learning some cheers to help promote good friendships! Teens will work with The Cheer Pitt cheerleaders on these activities and have a great time!