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Service above self

Rotary Youth Camp is for children and young adults with special needs or who are disadvantaged.

Imagine a place you can go to get away—to escape, even for a short while—where you’re free to be yourself, unconstrained, unabashed, and unafraid. That’s the Rotary Youth Camp. Our goal is to create life-changing moments for our young campers, many of whom live with physical, mental, or emotional challenges. They need a place to grow, laugh, and experience life’s firsts as their authentic selves. That’s why, with the support of donors and community partners, the 40-acre Rotary Youth Camp welcomes nonprofit groups to host camps free of charge. Through our camps and activities, we embrace and empower the youth of Greater Kansas City, regardless of race, income, age, gender, or disability. A century of cherished memories, transformative experiences, and children’s joy radiate from these campgrounds and shape our traditions of changing lives one camper, one parent, and one volunteer at a time.

Camp Experience

State of the art, Wheelchair-accessible pool
Paved nature trail
Open spaces for games and sports
Hiking trails
Bathrooms with hot/cold running water
13 Rustic Cabins
Two tent camping areas
Administration and First Aid buildings
Large dining/activity hall
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Located along the beautiful shores of Lake Jacomo, the 40-acre camp is available throughout the year for camping experiences. The layout of our camp grounds and our activities are planned with campers’ specific needs and disabilities in mind.
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Downtown Kansas City Rotary Club 13
Downtown Kansas City Rotary Club 13
We meet Thursdays at Noon the Kill Devil Club 14th & Main Kansas City, MO 64105
Greater Kansas City Day
Greater Kansas City Day
Greater Kansas City Day is a fundraiser coinciding with Monarchs Opening Day to benefit the Rotary Youth Camp and other children’s charities of...