Summer Surge

Summer Surge

Registration will open Monday February 5!
See tabs below for more information about each camp offering.
Summer Surge IMPACT: June 18 - 22
Day Camp/Junior Camp Session 1: June 25 - 29
Day Camp/Junior Camp Session 2: July 9 - 13

Counselor and Volunteer Applications are now available!
Click the appropriate online form below to apply:

($55) Our half-day Junior Camp is designed for children who will be 4 years old by June 1, 2018, through children who will complete kindergarten in the 2017-18 school year. The mission of Summer Surge Junior Camp is to encourage physical, social and spiritual growth in preschool age children. God's Word is presented in fun and imaginative ways as campers enjoy music, hands on activities, crafts, games, snacks and interactive Bible stories all revolving around a common theme.
($125) Our Day Camp is for children who will complete grades 1-5 in the 2017-18 school year. Our goal is to present the gospel of Jesus Christ to campers, encouraging each person to make a personal commitment to Him. We promote spiritual growth through daily Bible study and the memorization of key scripture passages; assist each camper in the development of Christian character through competitions and initiatives and help him or her develop skill in two areas of interest through the afternoon electives. We encourage the campers to build friendships with other campers and counselors who model the love of Christ. An “I’m Third” attitude is stressed through our camp motto: God first, others second, I’m third.
($140) Summer Surge IMPACT is designed for pre-teens who will complete grades 5-6, who are looking for a fun, faith-building week during the summer! A perfect "next step" for any camper, this offering is filled with both traditional Summer Surge elements (worship, Bible Study, competitions, and games) along with exciting new offerings such as day trips to places like Moraine State Park, hiking trips, service projects, rock wall climbing, and more. Your camper will be challenged to take their faith to the next level and discover more of who they are in Christ!
Looking for the perfect summer job? Summer Surge is the perfect place to use your gifts and love for Jesus at the same time. Positions are available for Summer Surge Day Camp and Summer Surge IMPACT. Junior Counselors must have completed 10th grade by the beginning of camp. Senior Counselors must have completed 12th grade by the beginning of camp. A complete job description for both Junior and Senior Counselors, as well as Work Crew Boss and Work Crew are available here. Applicants should complete the appropriate online form below, and any applicants age 18 or older should also submit their completed Child Protection Clearances to Memorial Park Church via mail or e-mail.

Day Camp Senior Counselor
Day Camp Junior Counselor
Summer Surge simply could not happen without the help of hundreds of volunteers each year. If you have a heart for children, or a special skill that you are able to share, read below for a variety of ways to be involved! Interested volunteers should complete the appropriate online form below, and volunteers age 18 or older should also submit their completed Child Protection Clearances to Memorial Park Church via mail or e-mail.

Junior Camp Counselors: Available to anyone who has completed 7th grade by the beginning of camp. Help shepherd a group of 4-7 year-olds through our half-day Junior Camp Program.
Junior Camp Adult Volunteering: There are a variety of ways that adults are needed to help make Junior Camp happen each year! Senior Counselors help guide a crew of campers and juniors counselors through the morning of camp. Rotation Room Leaders and Assistants are needed to run programs in each room such as Games, Crafts, Snacks, Bible Room and Worship.
Work Crew Volunteers: Our Work Crew is an essential part of Day Camp each year, and is available to anyone who has completed 7th grade by the beginning of camp. Work Crew assists in all aspects of Day Camp, from setting up the lunch room and games, to running the Banana Cabana and assisting with afternoon electives.
Day Camp Adult Volunteers: There are a variety of ways that adults can use their gifts and passions to help serve at Summer Surge. From camp nurse, photography and office assistants, to leading or assisting in afternoon Electives (baking, woodworking, basketball, archery, etc.), a wide range of gifts and talents are needed. If you have a special skill or gift that you are interested in sharing with the campers, please contact us!

Junior Camp Counselor
Junior Camp Adult Volunteer
Day Camp Work Crew

Summer Surge 2018


Our Summer Surge camp dates will be posted in January. For questions, more information, or to be added to our mailing list, contact us today!

 

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