Create-A-Camp

Create-A-Camp

 

 

Create-A-Camp is a mash up of all things kids love! It is Vacation Bible School, Fine Arts Camp, and Sports Camp all rolled into one. No more running all over town week after week, paying fee after fee to get your kid involved in summer activities. We’re having one awesome weeklong camp where your kids will get strong Biblical teaching as well as quality instruction in sports and arts.

Your child will get to create their own camp experience by choosing two activities to excel in everyday. They will also get the added bonus each day to explore other activities. Create-A-Camp includes daily age graded small group exalt Bible study classes. Opening and closing worship rallies will excite kiddos, and campers will express themselves in a musical performance the whole family will enjoy.

Create-A-Camp is a full-day experience from 8:30am-4:30pm the week of July 29-August 2 for kids who have completed Pre-K-6th graders. Cost for the entire week is $70 (lunch included).

Registration deadline is July 21 at midnight.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    Excel Classes

    Select the grade your child completed in the 2018-19 school year to see the daily classes available for your child.
     

    Pre-K & K

    Pre-K and Kindergarten campers will stay with the same small group and the same Tour Guide all day, every day. All Pre-K/K kids go to art, music, and VBS in the morning. Each afternoon, they will go to their Excel class and Explore other classes. Pre-K/K campers choose ONE Excel class (from the list below) for the week.
     

    Baseball/Softball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Basketball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Cheerleading*
    Focus on fundamentals and performance.

    Dance
    Learn a new style of creative movement each day in this non-performing class.

    Legos
    Get creative and build, build, build!

    Make & Play
    Make your own instruments and learn how to play them.

    Painting
    Use many paint techniques to create a masterpiece.

    Soccer
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.
     

    * Indicates class will perform at Family Night on Thursday, August 1, at 6:30pm.

    1st & 2nd Grade
    Morning Excel Classes

    Animals
    Explore and learn about animals from around the world.

    Baseball/Softball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Clay Play
    Sculpt and mold multiple types of clay creations.

    Cooking – FULL
    You get to taste test everything you make while focusing on basic cooking and kitchen skills.

    Crafts
    Use your imagination to make a different craft each day.

    Drama
    Kids will use their imaginations and learn how to use props and costumes in this non-performing class.

    Outdoor Games
    Get active with games too fun to keep inside.

    Painting
    Use many paint techniques to create a masterpiece.

    Science
    Conduct science experiments to show how big God is.

    Soccer
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Tumbling
    Get rolling by focusing on beginner level skills.


    Afternoon Excel Classes

    Basketball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Black Lights*
    Use a ton of different glow-in-the-dark methods to create a performance the audience will never forget.

    Cheerleading*
    Focus on fundamentals and performance.

    Dance
    Learn a new style of creative movement each day in this non-performing class.

    Legos
    Get creative and build, build, build!

    Pinewood Derby
    Build, paint, and race your own car.

    Recycle Art
    ReUse-ReCycle-ReCreate-get crafty with recycled materials.

    Rock Painting
    Turn small rocks into beautiful works of art and hide them around town for others to find. Travel waiver needed.

    Tae Kwon Do*
    Learn basic techniques and perform a kata.

    * Indicates class will perform at Family Night on Thursday, August 1, at 6:30pm.

    3rd & 4th Grade
    Morning Excel Classes

    Animals
    Explore and learn about animals from around the world.

    Archery – FULL
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the sport.

    Basketball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Bowling
    Focus on fundamentals. This class will travel off site. $10 additional fee and travel waiver needed.

    Flag Football
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Lego Robotics – FULL
    Learn how to make your Lego creations come to life.

    Recycle Art
    ReUse-ReCycle-ReCreate-get crafty with recycled materials.

    Rock Painting
    Turn small rocks into beautiful works of art and hide them around town for others to find. Travel waiver needed.

    Sewing
    Use a needle, thread, sewing machine and more to have sew much fun!

    Woodworking
    Build toys and gifts.


    Afternoon Excel Classes

    Baseball/Softball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Cheerleading*
    Focus on fundamentals and performance.

    Cooking
    You get to taste test everything you make while focusing on basic cooking and kitchen skills.

    Drama*
    Learn a skit and perform it at Family Night.

    Extreme Doodling
    Take doodling to the next level, drawing patterns to create beautiful images.

    Painting
    Use many paint techniques to create a masterpiece.

    Photography
    Discover how to capture the beauty of our world through basic photography methods.

    Silhouette Dance*
    Movement to music using shadows.

    Soccer
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    STOMP*
    Percussion using household items as instruments.

    Tae Kwon Do*
    Learn basic techniques and perform a kata.

    Volleyball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    * Indicates class will perform at Family Night on Thursday, August 1, at 6:30pm.

    5th & 6th Grade
    Morning Excel Classes

    Archery
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the sport.

    Basketball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Bowling
    Focus on fundamentals. This class will travel off site. $10 additional fee and travel waiver needed.

    Cooking – FULL
    You get to taste test everything you make while focusing on basic cooking and kitchen skills.

    Drama
    Make a video for Family Night.

    Duct Tape Art
    You can make just about anything out of Duct tape and we’ll teach you how!

    Flag Football
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Rock Painting
    Turn small rocks into beautiful works of art and hide them around town for others to find. Travel waiver needed.

    Sewing
    Use a needle, thread, sewing machine and more to have sew much fun!

    Stop Motion Video
    Use a digital camera and computer to create a video for Family Night.


    Afternoon Excel Classes

    Archery – FULL
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the sport.

    Cheerleading*
    Focus on fundamentals and performance.

    Extreme Doodling
    Take doodling to the next level, drawing patterns to create beautiful images.

    Hip Hop* – FULL
    Learn the latest moves and techniques.

    Lego Robotics – FULL
    Learn how to make your Lego creations come to life.

    Painting
    Use many paint techniques to create a masterpiece.

    Soccer
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Tae Kwon Do*
    Learn basic techniques and perform a kata.

    Volleyball
    Focus on basic skills and knowledge of the game.

    Woodworking – FULL
    Build toys and gifts.

    * Indicates class will perform at Family Night on Thursday, August 1, at 6:30pm.

     

    Want to volunteer?

    It's easy!

    1. Sign up

    2. Attend a Training

    • VBS Teacher Training – Sunday, June 2 @ 12:30-2:30pm in B101-105 (Powerhouse)

    • VBS/Excel Teacher Training – Tuesday, June 18 @ 6:00-8:00pm in B101-105 (Powerhouse)

    • VBS/Excel/Tour Guide Training - Sunday, June 30 @ 12:30-2:30pm in A101-103 (Fellowship Hall)

    • Tour Guide Training - Sunday, July 28 @ 12:30-2:30pm in A101-103 (Fellowship Hall)

    • VBS Prep Dates are scheduled for June 30 (afternoon and evening) as well as July 1 and 2 (morning and evening)

    3. Questions? Contact Jen Abercrombie at jen@connectionpoint.tv or 778-1131

     

    Important Details

    Solo Auditions

    Each year at camp, we audition all the children who would like to sing a solo at Family Night. Auditions will be held Thursday, July 11, at 9:30am; Sunday, July 14, at 12:15pm; and Wednesday, July 17, at 4:30pm. To sign your child up for an audition time and for further audition information, contact Nathalie Kuhns at nathalie@connectionpoint.tv or 816-778-1113. We can only audition eight children in each session, so make sure you sign up to guarantee your child an audition slot.

    Family Night

    Family Night is held on Thursday, August 1, at 6:30pm in the Worship Center of the Connection Point Raytown Campus. Family Night is a unique opportunity for you to come see a little taste of what your child experiences at Create-A-Camp. Every child will perform in a large group through music and movement that they have learned throughout the week. Children in performance Excel classes will perform a short song, skit, or routine with their class. Non-performing Excel class participants will be featured in lobby displays and through video during Family Night.

    Classes

    Each day your child will:

    • EXCEL in classes they choose. Each child will have an Excel class in the morning and one in the afternoon. They will participate in their Excel classes each day of camp.
    • EXPLORE other activities. Each child will be exposed to a variety of activities (sports, arts, and more) to help open their minds and encourage them to try new things.
    • EXALT in Bible study classes. We believe that Bible study is foundational to character development in children, which is why we make sure your kids are taught the Bible each day in a fun and interactive way.
    Refund Policy
    • Full refunds available until June 29
    • Partial refunds available June 30-July 28
    • No refunds available after Create-A-Camp begins on July 29
    • To request a refund, contact Jen Abercrombie at jen@connectionpoint.tv or 778-1131