Children's Summer 2022

We cannot wait for Summer 2022! After two summers of not being able to gather for our normal summer programming, we are excited for the ways we will be able to learn, grow and have fun together. To register for any of the FPC summer programs (VBS, Music and Arts and Mission on the Move), click the button below. (You will be able to select individual camp options.) For more information about Mo-Ranch and Eco Camp, visit the links below the camp information at the bottom of the page. 

Click here to register for FPC Summer Camps

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Note: VBS IS FULL AND CLOSED. All registrations made after 5/19/22 will be placed on the waitlist and parents will be contacted if space becomes available. 

Dates: June 20-24 
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ages: For 3 years old (by January 1, 2022) through 5th Grade
Cost: $20

This summer our VBS farm theme will focus on seeing ourselves as part of the global family and gaining a deeper appreciation of the ways in which Heifer International helps people, animals, and the environment live in harmony as God's great creation. Our curriculum, Animal Crackers, will offer an incredible opportunity for kids to make a deep connection between growing in faith and practicing their faith in the world. Come learn, serve, spend time with friends, and strengthen your connection with God. Please contact Ann Nielsen with any questions. To be put on the waitlist, click the button above and select Vacation Bible School waitlist on the registration form.

ELEMENTARY MUSIC & ARTS CAMP 

Dates: June 20-24
Time: 12 - 5 p.m.
Ages: Entering 1st through 6th grade (Fall 2022)
Cost: $75 (Optional daily lunch for $12/week)

Come sing, say, dance, and play as we prepare to present the family classic Where the Wild Things Are! During this week of creative fun and exploration, we will play percussion instruments of all kinds, learn a few new dance moves, polish our acting skills, create works of art, and so much more! Come ready to get creative and learn! For more information, please contact Rebecca Sawyer. To register, click the button above and select Elementary Music & Arts Camp on the registration form.

PRE-K MUSIC & ARTS CAMP

 Dates: July 25-29
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ages: 4 years old (by July 25, 2022) through entering Kindergarten
Cost: $50

Carnival of the Animals will be the theme for this year in Pre-K Music and Art Camp. Campers will dance, sing, play instruments, and create works of art based on The Carnival of the Animals by composer Camille Saint-Saëns. He composed this music following many visits to the zoo in Paris. The closing performance will take place at 12 p.m. on the final day of camp. For more information, please contact Rebecca Sawyer. To register, click the button above and select Pre-K Music & Arts Camp on the registration form.

Mission on the Move

Dates: July 25-28
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ages: For entering 4th through 8th Graders
Cost: $50 per child

Upper Elementary and Middle School Youth are invited for a weeklong (Monday-Thursday) immersion experience focusing on housing in our community. We will work hands-on with local organizations. On Friday evening we will cool off with a pool party at the Forest Park Pool. Please contact Ann Nielsen with any questions. To register, click the button above and select Mission on the Move on the registration form.

 

MO-RANCH CAMP 

Dates: July 10-16
Time: Overnight Camp
Ages: For Ages 8-15 Years
Cost: See below
Location: Mo-Ranch Camp in Hunt, Texas

FPC has a long history of children attending Mo-Ranch summer camps. In fact, the church pays a portion of camp costs for our members who attend. The majority of FPC kids attend Session 6. Parents are responsible for drop-off and pick-up. Registration for camp and required paperwork is coordinated by Mo-Ranch. Parents must sign up through Mo-Ranch at the link below. Once you have signed up through Mo-Ranch, email Jayne McFarland to receive the scholarship forms. One is for a portion of the scholarship that comes from First Pres. (25%) and the other is for a portion of the scholarship that comes from the Prairie Valley Legacy Fund (25%).

Click here to register FOR MO-RANCH CAMP

ECO CAMP 

Dates: July 17-22
Time: Overnight Camp
Ages: For entering 2nd through 7th graders
Cost: $150 per child
Location: Ferncliff Camp in Little Rock, Arkansas

Eco Camp gives children affiliated with any PCUSA church in Grace Presbytery a summer camp experience in which to learn about the environment and how to be a friend in God’s creation. Camp includes green themed activities, sustainable practices, along with traditional camp fun with swimming, fishing, ECO Camp games, etc. Held at Ferncliff, the first Green Certified Camp in our denomination.

Click here to register FOR ECO CAMP