Children will once again have the opportunity to participate in a play-based themed camp through the Geist Christian Church.
“Each camp integrates math, science and language skills into a fun day of hands-on indoor and outdoor activities,” said Paula Mager, associate director of Geist Christian Church Weekday Ministries. “Some of the camps we are offering this year are Fun and Fitness, Camping, Creative Arts, Dinosaurs, Cooking, Pirates and Princesses.”
There are 12 camps for children from 3 years old to kindergarten age. There are also four different camps for Camp Quest for students in grades one through six. At Camp Quest, there is a nature camp, a creative arts camp, a space camp, and a STEAM, or science, technology, engineering, arts, and math camp.
All camps are $90 per child and each camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday starting June 7. The last week of camp begins August 16.
Mager said there is no registration deadline and all camps are first come, first served.
“This year I feel like they are filling up a bit faster than last year because (space is) limited,” Mager said.
The Geist Christian Church offered summer camps last year, but the camps didn’t start until mid-summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s just a great way for kids to socialize now since interaction has been limited (at school),” Mager said. “Now, more than ever, it’s just great for kids to have that social interaction.”
Geist Christian Church has been offering summer camps for 25 years. Most camps will be held at both Geist Christian Church campuses, but a schedule showing which themes are at which campus will be on the church’s website. To learn more or to register, visit geistwdm.org.