Summertime in Northeast is quickly approaching! Mattie Rhodes Center’s Northeast Summer Camp programming will begin the first week of July.

Sign your students up for CAMP WHAM! for an exciting summer of youth recreation and art activities that will transform your children’s imagination each week. CAMP WHAM! is Mattie Rhodes’ signature summer camp program, serving Northeast Kansas City Youth since 2015. 

Participants can register for one week or all five weeks at the Northeast location, 148 N. Topping Ave. All students receive a free lunch and snack provided by Harvesters of Greater Kansas City. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, with drop-off starting at 8:30 a.m. and pick up no later than 4:30 p.m.

For more information contact Anthony Marcos Rea, Youth Development Coordinator at Mattie Rhodes by phone at (816) 581-5661 or To register, go to or use the QR code below. There is no in-person registration at this time.

“Additionally, we are planning to offer, beginning June, our Friday Night Events for 6 to 12 graders,” said Anthony Rea, Youth Development Coordinator at MRC.

The Friday events will be drop-in style with small group discussion, art and recreational activities.

Mattie Rhodes Westside is hosting a variety of summer art camps for ages two and up at the new Mattie Rhodes Cultural Center at 1701 Jarboe St. Scholarships may be available, please contact 816-221-2349 or

Mattie Rhodes and Ryogoku Soccer Academy invite you to celebrate the warm weather and your community with free games, kids’ activities, music and food on Saturday, May 14 at Budd Park from 12 to 3 p.m. Find more info at