Oak Ridge Youth Development SchoolSummer School
Enrollment is open March 1st through June 1st.
You do not need to be a member of ORMBC nor live in KCK to enroll.
Summer School Program
The Oak Ridge Experience
- 7:00 – 8:00 Before School Care
- 8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
- 8:30 – 9:00 Harambee
- 9:00 –11:30 Academic Block – Imagine Learning “My Path” Reading and Math, Independent Reading, Integrated Writing.
- 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch and Outdoor Activities
- 12:30 – 2:00 Integrated Health Curriculum (Swimming, Kids in the Kitchen, Physical Fitness)
- 1:45 – 2:45 Integrated Educational Curriculum (STREAM, Character Counts, Entrepreneurship, Chess)
- 1:45 – 2:45 Empowerment Zone (6th – 8th Grade)
- 2:50 – 3:00 Afternoon Snack
- 3:00 – Dismissal
- 3:00 – 5:00 After School Care
Discover an Unforgettable Summer at "The Ridge"
Be a Star
Engage in reading, math, and social emotional skill building with our certified teachers and fun games with Imagine Learning Software.
Kids in the Kitchen
Learn how to make healthy and delicious snacks that you can make at home.
Enjoying learning and practicing foundational skills with your peers in all sorts of situations.
Use critical thinking and problem solving skills to defeat your opponent and win the championship!
Show Me Riders
Learn about the history of the black cowboy while caring for their horses and learning equine skills.
Channel 41 Storm Tracker Team
Learn what it takes to predict the weather and chase the storms for Kansas City communities.
Enjoying listing and following along as community leaders and mentors share a story every morning.
Use Your Creativity
Enjoy art projects that encourage you to use your creativity and imagination!
Integrated Health Curriculum
Enjoy healthy meals and snacks, daily physical activity, and fun games with your peers.
Pets for Life
Enjoy the R.E.A.D. Program where you get to read your favorite books to your new furry friends.
Join your group for age specific lessons in safe adults, body positivity, healthy relationships of all types, and consent.
MO-KAN Pet Partners
Interact with the registered therapy teams to improve your reading and social emotional skills.
Join ORYDS in creating a float and ride in the parade on June 1st. Enjoy musical guests at the Juneteenth Heritage Festival while learning about our celebration for the emancipation of slaves in America in 1865.
Kansas City Jazz Orchestra
Enjoy learning about jazz during breakfast and lunch and try out a few notes yourself.
6th-8th graders, improve your academic success and community involvement with mentors from KC.
Participate this interactive program where you will develop, design, and test new business models and concepts to market and manage your own business.
Program cost is $400 for the first scholar and $350 for all other scholars in the same household. Before and After Care fee is $200 per family. The enrollment deposit is $100 per scholar (non-refundable). The deposit will be deducted off of your scholars registration fee if they attend the summer program.
We have gotten rid of those long payment lines. You can now pay online!
Once you have completed your enrollment packet including all of the required state forms, and they have been approved, we will send you a special payment link (easy tithes) via email. You will be able to make your payment electronically.
That link will be your own specialized link so you can make payments anytime you choose.
You can also feel free to mail in your payments to:
Oak Ridge Youth Development School,
Attention :Fiscal Officer, 9301 Parallel Parkway,
Kansas City, KS 66112-1530.
No payments will be accepted until the enrollment packet has been received and approved.
Checks, money orders, debit, or credit cards are accepted. Checks should be made out to Oak Ridge Youth Development School (ORYDS)*
There are partial scholarships available until the funds are extinguished. Anyone wishing to apply for scholarships for their child must pay the initial $30 per scholar. For additional scholarship information please contact Charlie Jennings at email@example.com.
All forms noted below as “Required” must be fully completed and submitted before payment will be accepted. You will receive a payment request by email (unless receiving a scholarship) and this must be paid in full by June 1st for your scholar to attend programming.
Enrollment Application (Required)
CCL 010 Emergency Medical (Required/Notarize)
CCL 358 Child Health History (Required)
Safety Around Water (Required)
Summer Permission Form (Required)
CCL 026 Medication Auth (Optional)
CCL 359 Self Administration (Optional)
Enrollment begins March 1st through June 1st