OFF-SITE DAY CAMP/VBS AT YOUR CHURCH
2019 OFF-SITE DAY CAMPS SPOTS ARE AVAILABLE NOW!
THIS IS A VERY POPULAR PROGRAM AND RESERVATIONS ARE LIMITED!
Bring the camp experience to your home congregation through Luther Crest's Day Camp ministry. This program is intended to bring camp to your community and to provide your congregation with a vibrant, exciting ministry partnership.
Now is the time to think about having a Luther Crest Day Camp Team come to your church this summer and what week you would like them to come. Our Day Camp program sends a team of staff members who are well trained and who bring their energy and enthusiasm, along with, songs, crafts, games, Bible studies, and meaningful worship experiences right to your church. We will work with you to develop a program that best fits the needs of your congregation.
Completed Grades K-6
(Pre-K options are available)
Dates dependent on availability
Cost: $70 per Day Camper
(Minimum of 30 Day Campers = $2,100.00)
Email or call to schedule you Day Camp Today!!! While Maddie Elliott is on Maternity Leave - Contact Katie Hassler OR 320-846-2431. We can't wait to come and visit your church and surrounding area and talk more about VBS AND SUMMER DAY CAMP!!!
Responsibilities for Luther Crest and for Your Church
Luther Crest Bible Camp
- Luther Crest will provide a Day Camp Team with one of them being a Day Camp Director and a complete Day Camp program including Bible study, worship ideas, arts and crafts materials, recreational equipment, etc.
- The Day Camp Team will lead all programs and give leadership to the volunteers from the congregations as they assist with the individual activities.
- Luther Crest will assist in promoting your Day Camp by providing posters, example letters, congregational visits.
- The cost of the week which is $70.00 per Day Camper with a minimum charge of $2,100.00 (the equivalent of 30 campers). The cost of the Preschool Option is also $70.00 per camper for a 9:00am-Noon Program (counselors for this program will join the K-6 Grade Program in the afternoon).
- The congregation will pay mileage to and from Luther Crest Bible Camp for one vehicle, as well as mileage for programmatic use only during the week at the 2019 mileage rate as defined by the IRS (Programmatic use is necessary travel such as to and from church, city parks, host homes, etc.)
- Each congregation will have ONE Day Camp Contact Person. The Contact Person will serve as a coordinator and liaison between Luther Crest and the congregation. This Contact Person will receive all Day Camp mailings and emails sent out by Luther Crest. If this person changes from the time you booked with Luther Crest please let them know who the new contact person is and how to get a hold of them.
- A volunteer staff is needed to assist the Luther Crest Day Camp Team. These volunteers along with the Day Camp Team form a ratio of 1 adult to every 8 Day Campers.
- The Congregation will provide housing for the Luther Crest Day Camp Team from Sunday through Thursday morning. If possible and if the Day Camp Team is small enough, please arrange for the team to stay in the same home to facilitate evaluation and planning of the programs.
- All meals for the Day Camp Team from Sunday noon through Thursday noon.
- Registering all Day Campers and compiling it into a list, to be given to the Day Camp Director no later than the Thursday before your Day Camp begins. The Church Contact should know how many campers you will have 10 days before the date of the day camp- so the appropriate amount of staff can be sent to your church (we will base our staff number on the amount of kids you have by that 10 day deadline).