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2016 Summer Children’s Ministries

Summer Camps


Surf Shack VBS will help children, ages 4 years—6th grade, catch the wave of God’s amazing love through mission, drama, crafts, games, science, music, recreation, and lots of FUN!  Our “surfers” will encounter powerful water stories from the Bible that illustrate God’s amazing love for all of us.
Monday, July 11—Friday, July 15; 1—4 pm; Cost $10/child.

MPK Summer Plunge is for rising 4th through 7th graders who want to learn first hand that they can make a difference in their community and the world!  Campers will take a daily field trip to a different hands-on service project in our community as they explore a variety of ways to serve — take the plunge!
Monday, July  25—Friday, July 29; 11 am—4 pm; Cost $75/child.
Early arriver option, 8:30 – 11 am; Additional cost $25/child.


Theatre & Arts Camp is a week-long musical theatre camp for children and youth (rising 4th –  8th graders) where they learn, practice, and perform a musical as well as the biblical story related to that musical. Participants perform Sunday morning in worship after participating in camp.  This summer, we’ll be drawing from the Tony award-winning musical, “Into the Woods” as campers explore all of the classic fairytale characters and the choices we make!
Monday to Friday, August 1—5, 1—4 pm, AND August 7, 8—Noon.
Cost $35/child.

Wacky Wednesdays for Younger Kids

Join us for a wacky morning of fun together!  Designed as a “play date meet up” to shoo away the summer doldrums for children up to 2nd grade and to enhance parent /child relationships.  We’ll provide a variety of “hands on activities” and a story time to explore a variety of interests, plus a small snack and guaranteed lots of fun!  Join us from 10 AM to Noon on the following Wednesdays this Summer:

  • July 6 — Mini Monet
  • July 20 — Mud Pies & Water Works (Bathing Suit Recommended)
  • August 10 — Mini Mozart
  • August 24 — Little Leonardo’s
RSVP by emailing Karen Wells, Children’s Ministry Coordinator.

Special Events for the Whole Family

  • Potomac Nationals Baseball Game, Monday June 27, 7:05 PM.  $1 per person.
  • 35th Day of Summer ‘Serve & Sundae’ Social, Thursday, July 28. 6:30—8:30 pm.  Come for Phoenix Rising and then stay for all you can eat ice cream sundaes!
  • End of Summer Pool Party, Sunday, August 21, 4—7 pm at Glen Cove Pool.