Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived a life in service to the community, and inspired us all to do more with what we have been given. In honor of Dr. King’s legacy, we wanted to bring you a great service project you can do with your campers this summer! How many of your campers have a set of movies sitting around that they never watch anymore? Most kids stream their movies and TV shows online. But in hospitals all around America, kids who are sick and need help often don’t have a
Pools are amazing fun in the summer! But not everyone has the space or budget for a pool. So we went down to the local dollar store and dreamed up 5 variations of some of our camp water games that you can play at home with your family! We found all of these items for around $10 total. You can use a hose in place of the tub for most of the games. Here’s what you need to play all 5 games: 3 Plastic Cups (16-24 oz.) 2 Buckets (you may need extra if you have multiple teams, see b
No matter how prepared you are for camp, you always need extra camp games to get you through rainy days or spare time. We've put together 5 quick and easy activities that require no supplies.
The object of this game is for campers to name 5 of something in a particular category. Split the campers into teams. Each team writes down 5 answers in each category. After all the teams are finished, they read the answers out loud. Teams earn 1 point for each answer, and 2 poi
1) Be Unique. It seems like every church, daycare, and family goes to the nearest theme park in the summer. How can you change your outreach event or strategy to set you apart from the pack? Start with this question: What can you do on your campus that’s more exciting than standing in theme park lines for hours on end? Here’s three ideas: -Have a wet-and-wild Saturday where every parent brings water balloons (filled up) for the world’s-most-epic water ballon fight -Are your k
Getting from point A to point B in a service or camp day can sometimes be tricky. How do you transition between two high energy activities? Or how do you go from something exciting and active to a prayer? Try out these three transitions below to make your day or service move a little bit smoother. 1) The Quick Question When transitioning between two segments that are similar, sometimes you need a mental break to get your students refocused. Try asking everyone in the audience