Summer Bible Camp Opportunities
The warmth of the summer sun will come before we know it! Now is the time to plan for summer mission trips and camps! Summer Bible Camps and Mission trips are a mountain-top faith experience for our young people! It is our hope that each child has an opportunity to attend at least one Bible camp during their faith journey! Please don't let cost be a barrier, we will help fundraise and provide assistance if needed to make sure that everyone is able to attend. We have opportunities for all ages. Please review the information below and if you have any questions about any camp information, please contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org or Pastor Heather at email@example.com.
Luther Crest Bible Camp
Luther Crest Bible Camp, Alexandria, Minnesota July 19- July 24
Kids ages 2nd grade-8th grade are invited to join Amanda at Luther Crest Bible Camp. This is an excellent introduction into camp for "first time campers." Luther Crest Bible Camp has a wonderful program staff and fantastic faith building opportunities. Amanda will stay onsite and support campers all week in their many adventures such as canoeing, rock climbing, zip lining, Bible studies and worship. We will set up carpools to help with transportation and we will begin fundraising soon! Please let Amanda know as soon as possible if your child is interested in going to camp and contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have and questions.
St. John’s has a “group hold” for the week of July 19-24. Use code 20Stjohns719 and register at https://www.luthercrest.org/how-to-register.html. This code will expire with the early bird discount on 02/14/2019 at 11:00 pm. We will plan to fundraise for half the cost of this trip, please register to take advantage of the early bird discount.
Sugar Creek Bible Camp River Boating
Ferryville, Wisconsin July 5-10, July 12-17, July 19-24.
Our High School youth group (completed grades 8-11). This camp experience that is a beloved program for St. John’s students. High School Students will be going the weeks of July 5-10 and July 12-17, 19-24. On this trip down the Mississippi River you can explore the dunes, swim, slide, boat, laugh, and play in the beauty of God’s amazing creation! Enjoy campfires and Bible study on the sandbars as well as intentional community-building activities. Each boat group consists of up to 10 campers and 2 counselors, one of whom is a lifeguard. This is a fantastic experience for high school youth!
For more information and to register, check out Sugar Creek’s website: http://wp.sugarcreekbiblecamp.org/8-2/summer-programs/high-school-programs/
Family Camp at Green Lake Bible Camp July 5-10
Join Pastor Heather at Green Lake Bible Camp in Wilmer, MN for a week of family camp. Mornings are spent in Bible study (adults with pastor and kids with counselors) and afternoons are all about camp activities: swimming, crafting, and lounging. Don’t forget evening campfires! July 5-10 For more information and to register, check out the Green Lake Website: www.gllm.org
Mission Trip to Pawhuska, Oklahoma June 21-June 26
Our High School youth group (completed grades 8-11) will be going to the small town of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. This is the tribal headquarters of the Osage Nation and Youthworks partners with local pastors and community leaders to determine how we can best serve this unique community. Service opportunities in Pawhuska include painting and minor work projects, assisting the town’s soup kitchen and food pantry, and supporting summer kid’s programs. In the evenings you’ll have the opportunity to go on a tour of the town with a community member, visit historical museums, worship at a local church service, and host a community cookout. The registration fee is $359.00 plus cost of van rental and travel costs of $150-200.00. Budget for a total of $559.00. Please submit your $100 deposit by January 15 to Amanda. Please contact Amanda at email@example.com with any questions regarding the trip.