KidsGames

Week one: June 27th-July 1st  –  MythBusters
Week two: July 11th-15th  –  Survivor
Week three: July 18th-22nd  –  The AmazinGrace
Week four: July 25th-29th  –  SuperHeroes
Cost: $90.00 per week

KidsGames

The Best Kid Thing On Earth!

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Week 1 – MythBusters – June 27th – July 1st

Week 2 – Survivor – July 11th – 15th

Week 3 – AmazinGrace – July 18th – 23rd

Week 4 – Superheroes – July 25th – 29th

Cost: $90 per week

KidsGames is 4, one-week-long camps for kids from age 4 through 6th grade that uses sports and creative arts to teach positive values. Children are given the chance to learn through sports, art and other creative electives, build new friendships, and serve the community through a compassion project.  It is an amazing week of experiential learning unlike anything else on the planet.   It really is the BEST KID THING ON EARTH! At KidsGames kids learn:

  • Positive life values through games and experiential learning
  • How to build friendships
  • The joy of serving their community
  • How fun and learning go hand-in-hand

KU Program (Kindergarten & 4 year olds) This program is for children age 4 (by June 5th, 2016) or entering Kindergarten in the fall. It is held at NCCC from 8:30am-12:00pm. During this fun-filled, high-energy program, children rotate in preassigned, mixed-gender groups to a variety of activities including Sports, Crafts, Jumpies, Music, and Bible Story.  The time spent together in these activities enables kids to develop close friendships with other campers and leaders.  This program is separate from the 1st-3rd or 4th-6th programs.

1st – 3rd Grade Program This program, also held at NCCC from 8:45am-12:15pm, is open to children entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the fall. Children are placed in small groups according to gender and elective selected. In addition to the electives, children rotate through other activities each day including Large Group Teaching and Small Group time.

1st-3rd Electives (Talk to your child before signing up. Electives cannot be switched.)

  • Art– Express your creative side in this super fun elective!
  • Basketball– Pass, shoot and score!
  • Boot Camp– Bring your own Nerf guns-the kind that take blue-tipped orange darts. We’ll supply the darts, you come ready to build forts and be pushed beyond limits!
  • Cheer (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) -Give me a C, Give me an H, give me an E, give me another E, give me an R! What’s that spell? Lots of fun!
  • Cooking -(Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Add 1 cup of fun, 2/3 cup of creativity, 1/2 cup of discovery, and a pinch of presentation. Mix ingredients, and you get our most popular elective! Be sure to sign up early!
  • Dance (Week 1 & 3 ONLY) – Dance like Nobody’s watching!
  • Edible Art – (Week 2 & 4 ONLY)”Flower” arrangements/cheese sculpture–the possibilities abound!
  • Flag Football (boys only – Week 1 & 3 ONLY)- Ready, set, hike! All the fun of traditional football without the pads or pain!
  • Science- Come and explore the crazy wonderful world of science!
  • Karate-(Week 2 & 4 ONLY) Come learn the basics of this ancient sport.
  • Soccer– (Week 2 & 4 ONLY)The world’s “beautiful game”- hone your skills in this popular international sport. For Boys & Girls (Bring your shin guards)
  • Pit Crew- (Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Basic mechanics on a very tight schedule.
  • Photography- (Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Explore your creative side while working with others to bring the magic of KidsGames to the screen.
  • Volleyball- (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) SERVE, SET, SPIKE!!!
  • Lego Tournament-  Use your lego skills to design and build the best project!

4th-6th (7th) Grade Program Open to kids entering 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th grades in the fall. This program will now be held at the NCCC campus, Monday-Friday, 8:45am-12:15 pm. Kids are placed in groups according to gender and elective selected. In addition to their elective, kids rotate through other activities each day, including Large Group Teaching and Small Group time.

4th-6th Electives (Talk to your child before signing up. Electives cannot be switched.)

  • Science- Come and explore the crazy wonderful world of science!
  • Basketball – Pass, shoot and score!
  • Boot Camp – Bring your own Nerf guns-the kind that take blue-tipped orange darts. We’ll supply the darts, you come ready to build forts and be pushed beyond limits!
  • Edible Art- (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) “Flower” arrangements or cheese sculpture–the possibilities abound!
  • Cooking -(Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Add 1 cup of fun, 2/3 cup of creativity, 1/2 cup of discovery, and a pinch of presentation. Mix ingredients, and you get our most popular elective! Be sure to sign up early!
  • Flag Football (Week 1 & 3 ONLY – boys only)- Ready, set, hike! All the fun of traditional football without the pads or pain!
  • Legomation-Stop motion animation with plastic and perspective.
  • Pit Crew- (Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Basic mechanics on a very tight schedule.
  • Art- (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) Express your creative side in this super fun elective!
  • Soccer– (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) The world’s “beautiful game”- hone your skills in this globally popular sport. (Bring shin guards.)
  • Dance (Week 1 & 3 ONLY) – Dance like Nobody’s watching!
  • Volleyball- (Week 2 & 4 ONLY) SERVE, SET, SPIKE!!!
  • Karate-(Week 2 & 4 ONLY) Come learn the basics of this ancient sport.
  • Broadcasting-(Week 1 & 3 ONLY) Explore your creative side while working with others to bring the magic of KidsGames to the screen.

 

 

Amazing Opportunity – Volunteer & Get Involved! The aim of KidsGames is to allow children to learn through play in a variety of ways. Whether in sport or creative art, children learn about themselves and build friendships. They are taught Biblical values through music, drama and games; and participate in a project serving the global community. We offer childcare free of charge for our Adult Volunteers from infants to 3-year-olds. If you need childcare, you must sign up on the childcare registration online.

 

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Amazing Opportunity – Volunteer & Get Involved! Each year over 250 youth volunteers dedicate their time to invest in the lives of children.  We could not do KidsGames without you! Don’t forget you can earn community service hours for your school for volunteering–be sure to ask your leader about this. Our youth volunteers play a very active and vital role in our program  This is a special opportunity to serve others while building relationships with young children. Consistency is very important in developing relationships throughout the week. The children look forward to seeing you and miss you when you are not there. We plan for and need you to be there every day. If that is not possible, please let us know on your registration.

 

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KidsGames is truly “The Best Kid Thing on Earth” unfortunately not all kids get to participate due to family financial difficulties.  Here at NCCC we strive to never turn a child away because they can not pay.

That’s were YOU come in!  As a sponsor you have the ability to pledge money to help support a child and allow them to experience all that KidsGames has to offer.  There are several donation options to choose from.  If you wish to donate more then is allowable on the form please reach out to Miki Montoya at mikim@northcoastcalvary.org and she can assist you further with your donation.

Don’t forget all donations are tax deductible and you will receive a contribution statement at the end of the year.  In order to get your tax deduction you will need to fill the form out completely.  If you wish to remain anonymous that is not a problem, just click on the amount you wish to donate and move forward with the payment.

Thank you for your donation and allowing a child to check out “The Best Kid Thing on Earth!”

 

Click Here to Sponsor a Child for KidsGames!

Summer isn’t summer without KidsGames! We have four weeks to choose from this year. Whatever week you pick—MythBusters, Survivor, the AmazinGrace or Superheroes—it’s gonna be a blast. It’s “One Summer…The Whole Story!”

Registration now open!

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) HOW CAN PARENTS AND TEENS HELP WITH KIDSGAMES? There are a variety of ways to serve at KidsGames and help make this a great week for for the kids! Our biggest need is Guides (small group leaders) and Assistant Coaches. Review the volunteer section on the child registration form to indicate your availability to help. It’s a wonderful opportunity to experience the fun of KidsGames with your child and to make friends with other parents! This is also a great opportunity for teens to earn their community service hours! If you’d like to donate money to help a kid come to KidsGames, you can make a donation at the KidsGames booth during weekend services or on our website (click on KidsGames > Scholarship Donations).  

WHAT CAN MY YOUNGER CHILD DO WHILE I VOLUNTEER? Childcare will be provided at no charge for children (ages 3 & under) for volunteers ONLY. (You must register your child/children that need childcare when you register yourself).

WHAT IF MY CHILD HAS A PEANUT ALLERGY? KidsGames is committed to having a peanut-free campus. Parents are welcome to send a snack with their child if the child has food allergies and it is of concern. Please list all allergies on your child’s registration form.  

WHAT IF I HAVE A FINANCIAL HARDSHIP? NCCC would like for all children who desire to participate in KidsGames to have that opportunity. If you have a financial hardship, please email Miki Montoya (mikim@northcoastcalvary.org). Scholarships are limited so register early. You will be email a form to fill out. (Do NOT register online if you are requesting a scholarship until you have been given further instructions).

MY KINDERGARTNER REALLY WANTS TO BE WITH HIS 1ST GRADE BROTHER? CAN I DO THAT? Unfortunately, no. We have set up each program to be age-appropriate with activities and lessons geared towards the designated age group. Placing younger children in older groups changes the makeup of the entire group. We encourage parents to think of KidsGames as an opportunity for their young children to make new friends and grow in their comfort of new situations.  

WHAT IS THE CLOSING CELEBRATION? Each year we like to close KidsGames with a celebration spotlighting the events of the week. This is a great opportunity to meet some of your child’s new friends and get a taste of what they’ve done each day. The Closing Celebration will begin at NCCC at 12:15 on Friday. Lunch will be available (tickets must be purchased during the week of KidsGames). Don’t miss it!  

HOW MANY ELECTIVES DOES MY 1ST-3RD/4TH-6TH GRADE CHILD CHOOSE? Good question! He/She will participate in only one elective. We ask that you choose two electives because some electives fill up and we need to move on to the next choice. Please list 2 different choices when registering. Please check w/ your child to make sure you register them for the elective of their choice (it CAN NOT be changed later.

MY CHILD HAS INVITED A FRIEND, AND THEY WANT TO BE TOGETHER. WHAT DO I DO? We understand this and try to honor it whenever possible! Here’s how you can help.

    4’s/Kindergarten Program– Boys and Girls are mixed at this age, and no elective is chosen. Simply communicate with your child’s friend to make sure both children are requesting each other and are listing each other on their registration forms.

    1st-3rd & 4th-6th Grade Program- If your 1st-3rd or 4th-6th grade child would like to be with a friend, please make sure they are the same gender and signing up for the SAME elective. Also, requests must be mutual. Friends need to write each others’ names on their registration forms.  

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED? There are several amazing opportunities to help. You can sign up to help when registering your child. Go to the Volunteer Registration tab above for more information.

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL? Please call Miki at 760.929.0029 x189 or email mikim@northcoastcalvary.org. Refunds are as follows: Full refund – if canceled before June 5th 50% refund – if canceled after June 5th and before Monday of the week you registered for. NO REFUND – if canceled on or after the Monday of the week you registered for or if you are a no-show.

KidsGames 2016 Song List for 1st grade  – 6th grade:

God Is On The Move:

You Will Never Run:

My Lighthouse:

 Burn Like A Star:

 We Won’t Be Shaken:

 

 This Is Amazing Grace:

 

KidsGames 2016 Song List for 1st grade  – 6th grade:

God Is On The Move:

You Will Never Run:

My Lighthouse:

God of Love:

I Wanna Follow:

One True God:

Wonderful Books Bible Old Testament:

KIDSGAMES 2015 was an amazing time here at NCCC!  Over 1600 kids participated between the two weeks and some 600 volunteers helped to make it happen.  This year’s electives included the usual sports plus a few new surprises–like Edible Art, Foam Blacksmithing, Grossology and even Racing Pit Crew!  And in the midst of all the fun, the kids learned more about what it means to know Christ. They were also able to serve their community by participating in a compassion project that helped Stand Up for Kids.  Check out the video below for a taste of the KidsGames 2015 Action…

 

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Coast Kids Summer Camps

During the Weeks of KidsGames: June 27-July 1 ,  July 11-July 15,  July 18-July 22  and  July 25-July 29 Camps are available to children 2.5 years old & not potty trained. (mornings only, 9:00 – 12:00).  Afternoon sessions are available to 4 & 5 year olds attending KidsGames. (1:00 – 4:00).   Lunch Bunch (12:00 – 1:00) and Afternoon Extra hours (4:00 – 5:30) are also available to those 4 & 5 year olds enrolled in afternoon sessions after KidsGames.

Weeks & Themes:

Session 2: June 27 – July 1 At the Zoo
God made many different wild animals. Some live at the Zoo. We will have fun moving and sounding like the wild animals we will be learning about. “Good people take care of their animals.” Proverbs 12:10
Session 4: July 11 – 15 Kings, Queens and Castles
Join us for an epic adventure in a a mighty majestic castle where kids will learn to stand strong for God! We will enjoy a “Gracious Living Day” and pretend we are royalty. We will learn about the youngest king of the Bible, King Josiah. “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul.” Psalm 19:7
Session 5: July 18 – 22 It’s a Bug’s Life
The children will enjoy learning all about these creepy crawly things – bugs! God created bugs and they have an important role in God’s world. “Ants store up their food during the summer, getting ready for winter.” Proverbs 6:8
Session 6: July 25 – 29 All About Birds
We will learn about many different kinds of birds that God created. God loves and cares for birds. And, He loves and cares for us even more! “God created all kinds of birds.” Genesis 1:21

For more information about fees for the Coast Kids camps click here.