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RAPS Board Members:

Director                                 Gary Kuntz

Assistant Director             Christine Henderson

Events Coordinator           Linda Kuntz

Membership                         Ric Vice

Treasurer                              Alice Nathan

Secretary                               Rich White

Board Member At-large   Ron Stewart

River and Prairie Storyweavers (RAPS) is a non-profit, 501c (3) groups of STORYTELLERS located in the Kansas City, Missouri area. The mission of RAPS is to support the art of oral storytelling and the people who practice this art.

RAPS has two meetings per month:

First Thursday of every month from 7:00-9:00 PM:

       Trailside Center

       9901 Holmes

       Kansas City, MO 64131

Third Saturday of every month from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM:

       Woodneath Library Center

       8900 NE Flintlock Road

       Kansas City, MO 64157

In addition to monthly meetings, RAPS provides storytelling opportunities and workshops.


While the majority of out members are located in the Greater Kansas City area, we have members across the country (and even around the globe!).

Annual membership dues for RAPS are $25 per person or $35 per family. RAPS membership gives you access to discounts, workshops, teller opportunities, and a great networking community.


You can now purchase your RAPS membership or donate via PayPal:

     Individual Membership: $25.00

     Family Membership: $35.00



RAPS is affiliated with the Mid-Continent Public Library – Woodneath Branch and The Story CenterMO-TELL, and the National Storytelling Network (NSN).

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