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2016 VBS and Summer Camp Listing

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Get a jump on summer by planning fun activities for your little ones! Here are some different camp and Vacation Bible School programs in the area to choose from.

Altamonte Springs

Kid Flix
Palm Springs Drive Baptist Church
601 Palm Springs Drive, Altamonte Springs
June 13–17
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ages: Rising K4 through 5th graders
Cost: Free
URL: www.psdbc.net/#/ministries/vbs-kid-flix
Includes live skits, movie clips, games, and a snack.

The Armor of God
Orlando Grace
872 Maitland Ave., Altamonte Springs
June 20–24
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Ages: 4 through rising 4th graders
Cost: Free
Email Peggy Hively (VBS@orlandograce.org) for information.

 Apopka

Submerged
Trinity Baptist Church
1022 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka
July 25–29
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Ages: Completed pre-K4 through 6th grade
Cost: Free
URL: kideventpro.lifeway.com/mychurch/?id=31293
Email: raeann@tbcapopka.org
Celebration and performance will be on Sunday, July 31, at 10:15 a.m. VBS Baptism Service will be on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 10:15 a.m.

Casselberry

Camp Discovery
Ascension Lutheran
351 Ascension Dr., Casselberry
June 27–July 1
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Pre-K through 5th grade. Rising 6th through 8th graders can volunteer as helpers!
Cost: Free
URL: vbsmate.com/students/ascensionlcms/3651

Deep Sea Discovery
MetroLife Church
910 S. Winter Park Dr., Casselberry
June 13–17
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Rising kindergarteners through 5th graders
Cost: $10 per child, $20 family limit (includes t-shirt and snacks)
URL: www.metrolife.org/vbs
There will be a special VBS Final Presentation on Sunday, June 19.

Daytona Beach

Construction College
CrossRoads Ministries
1851 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach
June 26–30
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Ages: 4–10
Cost: Free
URL: www.crbible.com/vbs-vacation-bible-school
Sunday, July 3, is Family Fun Night. The whole family is invited to a VBS-oriented service; afterwards kids can play on inflatables, and everyone can enjoy popcorn and sno cones.

Deltona

Ocean Commotion
Deltona Alliance Church
921 Deltona Blvd., Deltona
June 13–17 2016
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Ages: Preschoolers (ages 3–5) and K-6th grade
Cost: Free
URL: bragonjesus.org/vbs
Or call Rita at 386-574-6046.

Eustis

Submerged
LifePointe Church (First Baptist Eustis)
3551 E. Orange Ave., Eustis
June 20–24
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Ages: 4 (by 6/1/16) through 5th grade
Cost: Free
URL: www.lifepointechurch.me/ministries/children/events

 Lake Mary

Surf Shack
Grace United Methodist Church
499 N. Country Club Rd., Lake Mary
July 25–29
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Ages: Kindergarten through 12th grade
Cost: $10 (includes t-shirt). Drop off at 5 p.m. with dinner included for an additional $10/day.
URL: www.amazinggraceumc.com/#!vacation-bible-school/fr5nv
Email registration forms to gumclake@gmail.com.

Cave Quest
Holy Cross
780 N. Sun Drive, Lake Mary
June 6–10 or 13–17
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Pre-K through 5th
Cost: Free
URL: hclm.org/events/vbs/

Ocean Commotion
River Oaks Church
385 Washington Ave., Lake Mary
June 13–17 2016
Times 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Ages: 2-12
Cost: Free
For more information, email Sarah Woodroof at children@riveroakschurch.com.

Longwood

Submerged
First Baptist Longwood
891 S.R. 434 East, Longwood
June 6–10
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Completed grades K through 5th
Cost: Free
URL: www.fbclongwood.org (link on front page)

Maitland

Kingdom Kids
First Baptist Church of Maitland
1950 Mohican Trail, Maitland
June 20–24
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ages: Rising pre-K through 5th grade
Cost: Free
URL: www.maitlandbaptist.org/our-ministries-2/vacation-bible-school-2

The King’s Day Camp
King of Kings Lutheran Church & School
1101 N. Wymore Rd, Maitland
May 31 – Aug. 5
7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Ages 4 – 14
Cost: $50/child registration fee
$145 / week for 1-4 weeks, per child; $130 / week for more than 5 weeks
$115 / week for each additional child
Camp showcase: Wed., Aug. 3, 6:00 p.m.
URL: visitkok.com/kingscamp

Cave Quest
Maitland Presbyterian
341 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland
June 20–24
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Rising kindergarteners through rising 5th graders (must be age 5 by Sept. 1)
Cost: $40/child for VBS, family maximum $120 for VBS. After-care is available from noon–2 p.m. for $30/child. (Please bring a sack lunch for after-care.)
URL: www.maitlandpres.org/vbs-june-20-23

Metrowest Orlando

Kids Studios
First Baptist Orlando
3000 South John Young Pkwy., Orlando
July 11–15
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 4 years old (by July 11) through 5th graders
Cost: Free
URL: firstbaptistorlando.churchcenteronline.com/registrations/events/20440
Activities will include theater, visual, edible, and recreational arts. Kids will explore their creative side as they learn that they can make a difference for God around the world.

Mount Dora

Surf Shack
First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora
439 E. Fifth Ave., Mt. Dora
July 25–29
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: 3 (by July 21) and up
Cost: $10
URL: 2016.cokesburyvbs.com/FirstMountDora
Includes t-shirt and supplies. Wear shoes you can run in and clothes that can get wet.

Orange City

The Great Treasure Hunt
St. Jude’s Episcopal Church
815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City
July 11–15
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: Free, donations accepted
URL: www.stjudescentralflorida.org
Phone: 386-775-6200
Email: stjudeschurch@embarqmail.com

 Downtown Orlando

Cave Quest
First Methodist Church Orlando
142 E. Jackson Street, Orlando
June 20–24
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. pre-K; 9 a.m. – noon older
Ages: Completed 3-year-old preschool through 5th grade
Cost: $25 for ages 3–4, $30 per elementary child
URL: firstchurchorlando.org (eventbrite link) or email lori@firstchurchorlando.org.

A Whale of a Tale
First Presbyterian Orlando
106 E. Church St., Downtown
July 11–15
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: 4 (by Aug. 31) through rising 5th graders
Cost: $45 per child
URL: fpco.org/events/signup-opens-for-vacation-bible-school-2016
VBS participants can register for UPWARD basketball and cheerleading camp, which takes place the same week in the afternoons (registration opens May 23).

Orlando

VBS Block Party
St. Luke’s United Methodist
4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Windermere
June 20–24
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: Preschool–rising 6th grade
Cost: $35, Extended day 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for $15/day
URL: www.st.lukes.org/camps or email summercamps@st.lukes.org

God’s Big Backyard
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Windermere
July 11–15
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Preschool (having completed 3-year-old class through rising kindergartener)
Cost: $50
URL: www.st.lukes.org/camps or email summercamps@st.lukes.org
St. Luke’s also offers a paid, full-day camp for rising kindergarteners through 6th graders, July 25-29 and August 1-5; see the website for more information.

The Big Luau
ReThink Life Church
5140 S. Conway Rd., Orlando
July 11–14
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Ages: K5 through 5th grade
Cost: Free
URL: www.rethinklife.com/adventureweek

Barnyard Roundup
Risen Savior Lutheran Church
1331 S. Alafaya Trail
June 20–24
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: 3 (must be potty trained) and up
$35 per child
URL: vbsmate.com/events/CDDE831E/3483

Cave Quest
Risen Savior Lutheran Church
1331 S. Alafaya Trail
July 25 – 29
9 a.m. – noon
URL: www.risensaviorwels.net/site/cpage.asp?cpage_id=140028027&sec_id=140000060

Everest
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church
1801 Rouse Rd., Orlando
June 13–17
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 5–12
Cost: $20
URL: www.spiritofjoy.org/vbs-2016/

Oviedo

Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface
CrossLife Church (First Baptist Oviedo)
45 W. Broadway St., Oviedo
June 13–17
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Rising 1st graders through rising 6th graders
Cost: Free
Organizer: Diane Strathdee, 407-365-3484 ext.158, dstrathdee@crosslifechurch.com
URL: crosslifechurch.com/event/vacation-bible-school/
Registration closes June 5.

Backstage With the Bible
First United Methodist Church Oviedo
263 King Street, Oviedo
June 20–24
8:45 a.m. – noon
Ages: K through 6th graders (preschool available with volunteering adult)
Cost: Free
URL: tinyurl.com/zs4znyy

Cave Quest
River of Life
281 N. Division St., Oviedo
July 25–29
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Pre-K to rising 6th graders
Cost: $5 (T-shirt available for $5 also.)
URL: theriverorlando.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=168

Winter Park

Cave Quest
First United Methodist Church Winter Park
125 N. Interlachen Dr., Winter Park
July 18–22
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: Pre-kindergarten (must be 4 by Aug. 31) through rising 5th graders
Cost: $25
URL: fumcwp.org/?ctc_event=childrens-ministry-cave-quest-vacation-bible-school

Studio 150 Dance Camp
First United Methodist Church of Winter Park
125 N. Interlachen Dr., Winter Park
June 20 – July 28 (see below)
Ages/Cost: See below
Ages 3-4 (must be 3 by 6/1/16): July 25–28, 10:30 a.m. – noon, $77.87
Rising Kindergartners (must be 5 by 9/1/16): July 25–28, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., $77.87
Rising 1st–2nd graders: June 20–23, 9 a.m. – noon, $154.74
Rising 3rd–4th graders: June 27–30, 9 a.m. – noon, $154.75
Rising 5th–6th graders: July 11–14, 9 a.m. – noon, $154.75
Rising 7th–8th graders: June 13–16, 9 a.m. – noon, $154.75
Please bring a snack/water.
URL: www.eventbrite.com/e/studio-150-summer-dance-camp-registration-24057149582

Summer Fun Camp
First United Methodist Church of Winter Park
125 N. Interlachen Dr., Winter Park
June 13–17 or Aug. 1–5
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages: Rising 2nd through 5th graders
Cost: $220 non-refundable
This camp is field-trip based going to places such as Fun Spot, bowling, etc. All camps are staffed by high school students, college students, and adults whose backgrounds will be checked. Maximum number of campers: 32.
URL: fumcwp.org/?ctc_event=childrens-ministry-summer-fun-camp-1

Surf Shack
Winter Park Presbyterian Church
400 S. Lakemont Ave., Winter Park
June 13–17
Ages: 3 through 5th grade
Cost: $30 per child, $75 family of 3 children, $90 family of 4 or more children (when you register online)
URL: winppc.org/vbs-registration-form/

Winter Springs

Deep Sea Discovery
New Covenant Anglican Church
800 Tuskawilla Road, Winter Springs
June 13–17
9 a.m. – noon
Ages: 3 years to rising 5th graders
Cost: $20/child
URL: www.new-covenant-church.com/vacation-bible-school.aspx

Deep Sea Discovery
Willow Creek Presbyterian Church
4725 E. Lake Dr., Winter Springs
June 13–17
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday (family night in the sanctuary)
Ages: 4 through rising 5th graders
Cost: $10 per child (includes t-shirt, CD, daily craft, and daily snack)
URL: www.willowcreekchurch.org/vbs
Registration is May 1–31.

This listing was compiled from many websites, including Z88.3’s local VBS Connection calendar.