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Children's Ministries

Summer Programming

Trinity's Day Camp Team is gearing up for another summer of fun-filled, Christ-centered activities. We will finish out the summer programs with Vacation Bible School---a must for everyone!

On behalf of all the staff, I invite you to participate in Trinity’s Summer 2017 Day Camps and Vacation Bible School ministry. God has something great in store for you!

Sara Reed, Director of Children’s Ministries


Registration Information

Save time, register online!

Online registration is now over for Summer Day Camps and Vacation Bible School.

Please note: We cannot accept online payment at this time. Please bring/send your payment to Trinity Lutheran Church to complete your registration.


Vacation Bible School 2017

"Journeys in God's Word"

Parent Letter/Supply List

VBS Registration Deadline: July 16

Dates: July 24-28
Time: 8:45 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Cost: Suggested $20 donation per child
For: For children who were three by 9.1.16 through those who have completed grade six.
Description: Let's hit the road! Join us as we travel over mountains and through deserts, as we walk the walk, talk the talk, and hike the hills through the Bible.
Kick Off Event: Sunday, July 23, at the 9:45 a.m. worship service


Summer Day Camps 2017

Trinity Sports Camp - Full

Dates: June 12-14
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Location: Northstar Middle School
Cost: $45
For: For children who were 3 by 9.1.16 through those who have completed grade four
Description: This camp will offer skills and instruction in various physical activities. Leaders will focus on teamwork, fair play, and Christian values.


Let The Spirit Move You - Cancelled


Great Pretenders - Full

Dates: June 19-22
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Chapel
Cost: $50
For: Children who were three by 9.1.16 through those who have completed grade four
Description: Let your child's imagination run free in this high energy, dynamic, imaginative play and art class. Children will learn Bible stories, read great literature, build cooperative play skills, and use various art mediums to create items that will assist children with retelling stories.


Camp Cooking & Booking

Dates: June 26-29
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Location: Trinity Room
Cost: $65
For: Children who were three by 9.1.16 through those who have completed grade one
Description: Kids will experience adventures in cooking, crafting, and playing while leaders share related stories from the Bible and children’s literature. God’s amazing story will come alive in meaningful ways!


Master Chefs - Full

Dates: June 26-29
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Location: Trinity Room
Cost: $70
For: Children who have completed grade two through grade five
Description: Kids will experience real life skills of shopping, cooking, basic kitchen knowledge, and healthy eating habits while serving others. They will learn to connect God's word to their lives and share it with others.


Camp Come and Play

Session One: June 26-28
Session Two: July 10-12
Session Three: August 21-23
Time: 9:15-11:15 a.m.
Location: Trinity Nursery
Cost: $50 per session; children may register for more than one session
For: Children whose birth dates are between 9.1.2013 and 8.31.2014
Description: Children will have an opportunity to play with other children of their age. They will hear Bible stories, participate in related activities, and take time out to share a treat. Children may register for more than one session of Camp Come and Play.


VBS Live!

Dates: July 10-12
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Lobby
Cost: $50
For: Youth who have completed grades four through eight
Description: Youth will develop public speaking, worship leadership and creative communication skills as they work together to create the content of VBS large group openings and closings. Youth will develop skits, prayers and other ways to introduce the Bible story and theme of the day - LIVE! Students will create and rehearse the content at camp, then present it at Vacation Bible School (July 24-28).


Camp Discovery - Full

Dates: July 10-13
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Location: Field Trip destinations in and around Eau Claire. Families provide transportation to each site.
Cost: $55
For: Children who were three by 9.1.16 through those who have completed grade five
Description: Children will be challenged to discover the wonder and beauty of God's creation by investigating science and nature through daily field trips. Field trip destinations in the past have included: fishing at Half Moon lake; the farmer's market at Phoenix Park; and the zoo at Irvine Park. Destinations for 2017 will be finalized in early May and will stay within Eau Claire or surrounding communities. Children must have their own transportation to each site.


Additional Information

Mission of our Summer Children's Ministries Programs

  • To share the Good News of Jesus Christ with all children of Trinity, their families, and the community.

  • To engage children in programs that will help them discover how wonderfully God has created them.

  • To encourage children in Christian attitudes of respect, kindness, thoughtfulness, service, discernment, hope, forgiveness, peace, and love.

  • To have children consider their church as a great place to be, to meet friends, to help others have fun, and to form life-long connections.

  • To teach children what it means to be a disciple.

Children with Special Needs

We will work together with families to make accommodations for children with special needs. It is important to us that all children, regardless of their ability, have the opportunity to participate in Trinity’s Children’s Ministries programs.


Teachers for the various camps include experienced educators from area school districts, Noah’s Ark Preschool staff, and adults from Trinity Congregation who have worked in Children’s Ministries. They are all dedicated to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with our children.

Counselors & Volunteers

The counselors are college and high school age students who offer their time, talents, energy, and wonderful enthusiasm. Middle school students (completing grades 6, 7, or 8) can apply to work in the Day Camps as youth volunteers.

To apply, click here

VBS Coordinating Team

This year’s Coordinating and Planning Team is a team of people working hard to make VBS week fun and exciting. The team includes educators, parents and grandparents, Children’s Ministries volunteers, and members of Trinity.

All programs, camps, and events are open to the community.

Downloadable Brochure


Contact Sara Reed, Director of Children's Ministries at

Children's Ministries


Sunday Mornings

Wednesday Evenings

Early Childhood Enrichment

Summer Day Camps & VBS

Special Events

Noah's Ark Preschool

Useful Forms


Students (Middle School through College-Age):

Apply to work at Trinity's Summer Day Camps