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Vacation Bible School 2018: June 18th – 22nd

Monday, June 18th, through Friday, June 22nd

Mark your calendars and save the dates for the "Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus" 2018 Vacation Bible School at Duluth First United Methodist Church, being held Monday, June 18th, through Friday, June 22nd. Registration is underway and will continue through May 20th. Vacation Bible School, held from 9 a.m. to noon each day, is for kids ages pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. The cost is $30 per child with a maximum of $70 per family.

Registration forms, as well as opportunities to sign up to be a volunteer at "Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus" Vacation Bible School, are available at the Information Centers and available for download by clicking on VBS 2018 Registration and Volunteer Forms. For more information please contact Leslie Yokeley, Director of Children's Ministries, by e-mail at lyokeley@duluthumc.org, or call 770-476-3776, ext. 138.


Christian Beginnings Preschool and Kindergarten is offering Little Einstein Summer Camps at Duluth First UMC during the months of June and July. Camps are for kids ages 1 thru 5. Camps will be held:

  • June: June 4th, 6th, 8th, 25th, 27th, and 29th;
  • July: July 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, and 27th.
  • Camps will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. There is a $30 registration fee. Camp costs are $180 per child for June, and $270 per child for the month of July. Please note all fees are non-refundable.

    In order to attend Little Einstein Camp, children must be registered at the Christian Beginnings Preschool and Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. You must commit to a month or more of camp to attend Little Einstein Camp and space is limited!

    To reserve your spot, please complete a registration form, available at the Information Centers or for download by clicking on Little Einstein Summer Camps Registration Forms. Please indicate what month(s) you will be attending. Campers will need to pack a lunch, diapers etc. Snacks will be provided. Completed forms and registration fees are due by May 16th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pat Szathmary by e-mail at pszathmary@duluthumc.org.


    This summer Christian Beginnings Preschool and Kindergarten is offering reading camps for children ages 5 through 7. Led by Nancy Carpenter, Christian Beginnings’ Kindergarten teacher, Leap Into Reading will focus on the alphabet letters and their sounds, reading strategies, handwriting practice and so much more!

    Leap Into Reading camps will be held the weeks June 4th and 25th, and the weeks of July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Camp days are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day

    There is a $30 registration fee. Camp costs are $240 per child for the June camps, and $360 per child for July. Please note - all fees are non-refundable. Campers will need to bring their own lunch, and snacks will be provided.

    Make plans for your child/children to Leap Into Reading this summer - they will be better prepared for school in August if they do. Registration forms are available at the Information Centers or online for download by clicking on “Leap Into Reading” Summer Reading Camps Registration Forms. Please complete your registration form and return with the registration fee to reserve your spot by May 16th. If you have any questions please contact Pat Szathmary by e-mail at pszathmary@duluthumc.org.


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