Day Camp: Children grades K-5. Campers who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade are welcome to attend.
Campers wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty, closed-toe shoes like tennis shoes (no sandals or flip flops) sunblock and bug spray. Campers bring a sack lunch each day, except Thursday; snacks and drinks are provided daily.
We love the help! We will start accepting volunteer staff applications for Summer 2021 - March 1, 2021. Applications will be available for area youth and Hollis Crossings Alumni who want to volunteer for the week of camp, who at minimum have completed 6th grade. If interested, volunteer applications will be available for submission March 2021.
We will review, and contact you to discuss your volunteer position.
Note, in order to provide volunteers with shirts and snacks, we ask for a donation of $20 for the week.
Email questions and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the impact of COVID-19 on our community, we are sad to announce
all Hollis Crossings Day Camp Sessions are cancelled.
Variables outside our control, have forced us to cancel both sessions of Hollis Crossings 2020. This decision saddens us, as Day Camp is our favorite time of the year. We will miss the belly laughs, friendships made, faith shared...gaga ball games played...all of it!
We love it, and know your kids do too.
Most of our campers arrive only knowing the kids they shared a car with, but by Friday new friendships have been forged. Campers come from various locations and socioeconomic backgrounds but through play, worship, and shared experience, the differences melt away and only similarities remain. Play and laughter is a universal language. Hollis Crossings is a week of hope, and hope is what we all so desperately need right now...and we hate that we cannot provide this experience for your children this summer.
We are so very sorry.
However, not all hope is lost; we will be back next summer and hope you will again consider sharing your little campers with us. In the meantime, bring your kids and hike our trails, or plan a family camp out. Our trails and facilities are open and available for use by families, individuals and small groups.
Contact us to make your reservation.
Your little campers can be your guide. They know the way
HOLLIS CROSSINGS SUMMER DAY CAMP
SESSION #1: CANCELLED
DUE TO IMPACT OF COVID19
SESSION #2: CANCELLED
DUE TO IMPACT OF COVID19
Hollis Renewal Center.
Camp is based at the Hollis Lodge, which is located just south of the Kansas Speedway & Legends shopping
center off of 110th Street & I-70. Our physical address is 11414 Kansas Avenue Kansas City, KS 66111.
Provide Scholarships:Even if you are not sending a child to camp, we would welcome your support in the form of scholarships. The cost to us for 1 camper per day is $20. Donations can be mailed in or made on-line by clicking here.
Volunteer: We can always use an extra pair of hands …. be it prepping our snack
or singing a song with the kids. Email Dave if you are interested in helping out.
If you have any questions about this program or would like to create a program for Hollis
please do not hesitate to contact the Hollis staff.
To learn more about Camp Tomah Shinga click HERE.
Registration for 2021 will open March 1, 2021. Directions will be provided at that time.
50% of our campers each year are children who would otherwise not have a camp experience.
Through generous scholarships from Atonement Lutheran, Kaw Prairie Community Church, Trinity Lutheran Family Garage Sale, Salem Lutheran and many individuals, about 20 - 25 children will have a camp experience this year.
If you would like to apply for a scholarship please contact the Hollis office.
Past organizations that have benefited from the scholarship program are ReStart,
Catholic Charities (International Refugee Program), LUMA,
Metro Lutheran Ministries, and Rosedale Development Association.
2020 Rates: $85/Camper $75/camper for each additional child in same family before June 1, 2020.
Updated May 20, 2020
Hollis Crossings Summer Day Camp is a fun, active and faith-filled week during the summer for children grades K-5.
During the week, kids run, play, jump, explore the outdoors and make new friends … while experiencing God's love for all. Hollis receives both staff and day camp program from Camp Tomah Shinga
is part of the Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Network.
I like this model…can my church have our VBS out here?
Congregations: Congregations have used the Day Camp model for their vacation bible school program,
sometimes offering programs for younger children back at their church. Please call the Hollis office 913.441.0451
if you want more information about how your church can use this exciting resource.
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11414 Kansas Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66111
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Bonner Springs, Kansas 66012