Summertime, for parents, usually means finding a balance between their work schedule and their kids. Fortunately, Grant County’s younger children have many opportunities to pass their time in constructive, fun and safe ways!
These are a just a few of the free, local upcoming kids’ camps and Vacation Bible Schools:
Brookhaven Wesleyan VBS:
Location: Brookhaven Wesleyan Church
Dates/Times: June 26-30; 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Ages: Age 3 through sixth grade
Registration: Online registration is available on church website, physical applications can be picked up from the church’s office and turned in there. Deadline for registration is June 25.
Details: Theme is centered around Paul’s ministry to the underground church. Crafts, singing and skits will be incorporated throughout the week.
Little Lark’s Superhero Camp:
Location: The Garden House at Matter Park
Dates/Times: June 26-30; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 10 years old.
Registration: Available online on Lark’s Song website. Applicants must be able to commit to attending all five days of the camp.
Details: Parents will receive emails daily regarding their child’s activities and what topics were covered. Throughout the week, there will be an emphasis on discovering their strengths and weaknesses and improving their problem-solving skills. Snacks will be provided, but participants will need to bring their own pack lunch.
Lakeview Wesleyan VBS:
Location: Lakeview CWesleyan Church
Dates/Times: June 25-29; 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Ages: Preschool through fifth grade
Registration: Preregister by calling the church’s office.
Details: This vacation bible school is called “Operation Arctic.” The emphasis of the camp is learning more about the Bible. Games, crafts, and various activities will be incorporated throughout the week.
The River VBS:
Location: The River Church
Dates/Times: July 31 – Aug 4; 6 – 8:15 p.m.
Ages: Age 3 through fifth grade
Registration: The online application is not yet posted but, closer to the event, it can be found on the church’s website. Registration can also be done over the phone by calling the church office.
Details: It’s a week of “Gadgets and Gizmos” focusing on how uniquely wired everyone is with various skills and talents. Strategically placed at the end of summer, it will give parents a break right before school returns.