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All day fun with local missions & recreational activities!
Completed Grades 5-12
Xtreme Summer Stretch: JUNE 4-7 - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Summer Stretch Dates: June 13 & 20....JULY 11, 18, 25
Summer Stretch Celebration Twin Cities wide at VALLEY FAIR- (OPTIONAL: August 2, Additional +$30)
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sign up for either: Session 1 (June), Session 2 (July) OR June & July
COSTS (includes t-shirt, all activities and transportation):
One Session: June $100, July $125
All Summer: $200
+$30 for Celebration day at Valley Fair, to Attend Valley Fair Celebration youth must attend at least 3 events.
Additional information: BRING own SACK LUNCH.
Invite your friends all are welcome! Contact Pastor Jen Collins for more details or with Questions.
Register Below- Choose a session and add Valley Fair if you want to join in at the end of summer!
Where are we going?
- June 11- Birchwood Senior Living & Zero Gravity
- June 20- Elim Gardens (Scandia) & Art Creation and Forest Lake Theatre
- July 11- Pinz Bowling & Arcade, Oakdale Nature Center & Second Harvest Heartland
- July 18- FMSC Eagan & Cascade Bay Waterpark and Mini-golf
- July 25- Hosanna VBS & Pi Pizza and Lakeside Beach Party!
- August 2- Valley Fair Celebration
THEME: This Changes Everything!
Verse: "For by GRACE you have been saved through faith, not by your own doing; it is the gift of God." -Ephesians 2:8
registration IS OPEN!
Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Day Camp Experience - Completed Grades K-4,
Student Leadership Track "God Squad"- Completed Grades 5+
Dates: July 23-26
Time: 9:00-4:00 pm
We partner again with our friends from Luther Crest Bible Camp to bring your a fun-filled week with God through music, games, snack, Bible story telling and more! There will be a special SERVICE FIELD TRIP on Wednesday to Feed My Starving Children in Coon Rapids. We will also be looking for volunteers to help guide our kids through each station, stay tuned for ways in which you can help.
For those in the Student Leadership Track, aka "God Squad" you will spend the morning session with the Preschool VBS as "God Squad" leaders, in the afternoon we will have some special games, leader prep. and focused God Time. You will be invited in occasionally to join the Camp Counselors is certain activities.
Preschool Half Day VBS- Ages 4 & 5, must be potty trained
Dates: July 23-26
Time: 9:00- 11:30 am
Join in for a half day led by Hosanna Lutheran Church Volunteers and our God Squad (Jr. Leadership kids). Your child will get to experience a taste of day camp through music, games, snack, Bible story telling and more! Space is limited. Enrollment is limited to 40 children, so register early. Children must be potty trained.
Cost: $40, after June 1 $45 (T-shirt available MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 1 in order to receive a VBS printed shirt)
Itty Bitty VBS- Readiness Experience, Ages 3- Must Be potty trained
Dates: July 23-26
Join in for a half day led by Hosanna Lutheran Church Volunteers and our God Squad (Jr. Leadership kids). Your child will get to experience a taste of VBS with other campers in music. Then children will move to their own room for games, snack, Bible story telling and more in our Hosanna SPARK Room! This will be a first time experience for kids to see first glance at what VBS Camp is. Space is limited, based on volunteer staffing. Children must be potty trained.
Cost: $40, after June 1 $45 (T-shirt available MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 1 in order to receive a VBS printed shirt, smallest size will be a youth XS)
Children & Youth Camps @ WAPO:
Seeds CAMP AT WAPO (AMERY, WI) - COMPLETED GRADES 2 & 3, Cost: $165
This action packed weekend for our youngest campers begins with Friday registration from 3:00 – 4:30 (note change from previous years) and concludes with worship at 12:00 pm on Sunday. Families and friends are welcome to attend the closing worship.
Knowing that this may be some kid’s first camp experience or even their first time away from home, our counselors will spend every moment with these campers. They will provide a safe and caring environment filled with music, Bible study, campfires, crafts, water activities and tons of games.
2018 Seeds Weekends: June 22-24, July 13-15, July 27-29 and August 3-5.
YOUTH Camp - Completed Grades 4-7, Cost: $430
The week is packed with a variety of activities that are meant to impact kids for eternity. Each day includes Bible study, chapel, cabin activities, free time, field games, campfire.
Registration/ Drop Off is on Sundays from 3:00 — 5:00 pm. **Parents must arrange transportation to/from camp.
Closing worship is on Fridays at 1:00 pm when family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Fishing Camps - COMPLETED GRADES 4-12, Cost $450
We invited 4th-12th graders to come and spend a week at camp centered around faith and fishing. Campers will spend a week at the Wapo site being led by Wapo staff members out on area lakes. Grab your lucky tackle, shirt, or hat and join in the experience. Campers should bring their own fishing rods and tackle. Camp will provide live bait and life jackets.
Fishing Camp Week: August 12-17, 2018
Registration: Sunday, 3:00 — 5:00 pm at WAPO. Closing worship: Friday at 12:00 pm at WAPO.
Teens have the chance to get away from real life, hang out with people from across the Midwest, deepen friendships, and talk about God. Every day speakers come to share inspiring and challenging stories about real life, God and where the two intertwine. The days are packed with fun suprises of all kinds.
Music, Movies, Games, Speakers and club- Summer Festival has something for everyone!
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY- If you are in Grade 10+, you can join
the Student leadership track. This is where you will take step further and dig deeper as a leader among your peers. Student Leadership Track is twofold: it is designed to help your student leaders grow in 1) their personal faith journey and 2) their practical ministry skills. Student leaders will grow by focusing on training and practicing new skills together. They will also be equipped to continue ministry back home.