In the sunflower-dotted prairies of Kansas, where buffalo once roamed, children now chase soccer balls with the same wild enthusiasm. They're called the 'Kickin' Sunflowers', a team of young Kansan kids who have swapped cowboy boots for soccer cleats. They come from Topeka, Wichita, Overland Park, and all the little towns in between. Each morning, they tie their laces, pull up their mismatched socks, and race to the fields, where soccer goals stand tall like modern-day totem poles. Their team mascot isn't a fearsome beast or a mythical creature; it's a charming, relatable character named 'Corny the Cob.' Corny, the funniest ear of corn you'll ever meet, was once an ordinary corn on the cob, rolling in the breeze on a Kansas cornfield. But one fateful day, a stray soccer ball knocked him out of the field and into the midst of a lively soccer practice. The kids, erupting in laughter, gave him a pair of sunglasses, a goofy grin, and a spot on their team. Now, Corny is the Kickin' Sunflowers' biggest cheerleader, always making the kids giggle with his corny (pun intended!) jokes and silly antics. These Kansas kids, with their sprightly spirit and infectious laughter, embody the heart of their state. They play their games beneath the wide-open skies, just as the pioneers once explored these same plains. Soccer isn't just a sport for these children--it's a fun-filled journey, an ode to their Kansan roots, and a testament to their unstoppable energy. And Corny? Well, he's right there with them, making sure that every defeat is met with a smile, every victory is celebrated with a hearty laugh, and every day is filled with the joy of being a 'Kickin' Sunflower.'

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Swift Nature Camp is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer! Our overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 is located in beautiful Wisconsin. We offer a unique blend of traditional summer camp activities and environmental education to help kids increase their appreciation for nature, science, and the environment. We’ve got it all – fun, friendships, adventure trips, and nature! Spend your summer with us – you’ll never forget it!

Minong, WI 54859
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Kansas Rush Wichita camps are committed to providing a high-quality soccer camp experience for all of their campers. Their innovative training techniques and creative, challenging environment help to ensure that their campers not only develop as soccer players, but also as individuals. With well-trained staff and a focus on fun and learning, campers can look forward to a positive experience that will help them improve, make friends and enjoy their time playing soccer.

Wichita, KS 67202