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Children's Ministries

Summer Programming

Day Camps & Vacation Bible School

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

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

 

Vacation Bible School 2017

"Journeys in God's Word"

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.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 16
Description: TBD
Kick Off Event: Sunday, July 23, at the 9:45 a.m. worship service

 

Summer Day Camps 2017 (Under Construction)

Trinity Sports Camp

Dates: June 12-14
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Location: TBD, probably a local elementary 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.

 

Dancing/Movement Camp (Name TBD)

Dates: June 19-22
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Location: Trinity Chapel
Cost: $50
For: Children who have completed kindergarten through grade four
Description: Your child will get an introduction to movement skills, explore how props add to dancing, see how dance can be used to pray and tell stories, and will create dances for worshipping that they will share with you on the last day of class. They will have fun praising God while taking care of their bodies at the same time!

Great Pretenders

Dates: June 19-22
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Chapel
Cost: $50
For: Children who have completed kindergarten through 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 wiht 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

Dates: June 26-29
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Location: Trinity Room
Cost: $65
For: Children who have completed grade two through grade five
Description: Kids will experience cooking and serving others with great hands on experiences in more advanced ways. They will learn to connect God’s word to their lives and share it with others.

 

Camp Come and Play

Dates:
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: $42 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.

Camp Discovery

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: $50
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. Children must have their own transportation to each site.

 

Camp Tell the Good News

Dates: TBD
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Lobby
Cost: $60
For: Children who have completed grade four through grade six
Description: The goal of this camp is to create the opening video segments for Vacation Bible School week. Participants will learn journalism skills through interviewing, writing, and shooting video.

 

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.

Leaders

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 (coming soon)

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.

Contact Sara Reed, Director of Children's Ministries at sarar@trinity-ec.org.

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Upcoming Events

February 19 - 23, Trinity Serves at Beacon House

February 21, Trinity Page Turners Book Club, 6:30 P.M., Library

February 28, 22nd Annual Pancake Supper, 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M., Trinity Room

March 1, Ash Wednesday Worship, 12:15 P.M. & 6:30 P.M., Worship Center

March 3 - 4, Luther Park Recharge - Youth

March 5, CVASING Concert, 2:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M., Worship Center

March 9, 16, 23, 30, Love in the Midst of Dementia, 4:00 - 5:00 P.M., Fireside Room

March 11, Christ Jam 2017- Youth, Bethany Lutheran Church 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

 

 

 

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