KidsFest Serve 

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Make a difference in a camper's life this summer by serving at KidsFest '19! There are plenty of opportunities
for middle school and older kids as well as adults. Learn more below!

Camp Dates
Week 1: Sunday, July 7 - Friday, July 12
Week 2: Sunday, July 14 - Friday, July 19
Week 3: Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26

Camp Hours
Kickoff: Sunday evening, 6:00 pm
Weekdays: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Team Celebration: Sunday morning, 11:15 am service

 

Adult Serve

Help create a fun, highly energetic outreach camp that points kids to Christ. Serve for a day or serve for a week!

Enjoy KidsFest as a family, even for children ages two through five! Daycare is open from 8:45 am - 3:00 pm. Childcare staff provide quality care and a KidsFest program for our little ones.

Registration and information is available on the Adult Serve Application.

Daycare is complimentary for KidsFest Staff!

There are plenty of ways to serve in KidsFest. Over 150 adults from Orchard Hill Church serve during each of the three weeks. If you are looking for a fun and easy way to get started, consider being a part of one of our KidsFest teams!

  • Hospitality Team - Serve coffee to parents in the morning before club begins and to Summer Staff and Middle School Serve Breakfast.

  • Free Choice - Outdoor sports and activities including inflatables, archery, paintball, and more.

  • Bible Blast - Small Group activity and games that reinforce the Bible story.

  • Arts and Crafts - Fun crafts, face painting, and special art items selected just for this year's camp. (Positions Full)

  • Parking Team - Make a great first impression as you greet and direct parents before and after camp.

  • Welcome Center - Help with various administrative tasks and security communications for camp.

  • Welcome Team - Greet families as they enter and exit camp. Also, help with our secure check-in & checkout process.

  • Nurse's Station - Care for campers and maintain the Nurse's Station. Nursing certification is required.

    • Urgent needs for Weeks 1 and 3!

  • Kick-off Team - Welcome campers and their families as leaders and kids begin their exciting week at KidsFest.

  • Water Day Staff - Have fun in the sun while you staff water slides, slip n’ slide, other water activities and changing areas.

  • KidsFest Store - Assist families with purchasing store merchandise and restocking. All contributions support Eleos Haiti.

  • Daycare Volunteer Staff - Provide care for children ages two through five who have parents serving at KidsFest.

Email Cindy Runco with any questions you have about Adult Serve.

Volunteer Clearance Packet

 
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We are so excited to have the opportunity to encourage high school leaders and middle school serve students by providing breakfast each morning. There are over 150 students each week who will be enjoying this meal to start the day. As they give of their time and energy to serve the Lord and the KidsFest campers, we are asking for your generosity in helping to provide breakfast items each week.

Items include breakfast bagels, breads, bars, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, frittatas, beverages, condiments, and gift cards.

Email Cindy Runco with any questions you have about Breakfast Donations.

Week 1 Donations

Week 2 Donations

Week 3 Donations

 
 

Summer Staff

It takes a team of enthusiastic high school and college students to create an outrageous and extreme summertime experience for kids entering first through sixth grade. Positions are available for Team Leaders and Program Staff.

Available Positions

  • Team Leader - As a Team Leader, you and a co-leader will be responsible for a team of elementary-aged campers. You’ll play an integral role in engaging campers in having fun, teaching and processing the Bible, and making KidsFest a positive experience.

  • Daycare Staff - As Daycare Staff, you will provide care for children ages two through five who have parents serving in KidsFest to provide quality care for the little ones.

Who can Apply?

College or high school students entering 10th grade or higher in the fall of 2019 may apply. You must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, be living a life that pursues His teachings, have a desire to serve God and a desire to help kids know how much God loves them. You should also be actively involved in your local church.

Time Commitment

The start date and work hours differs based upon the position. All Summer Staff will participate in:

Training is Monday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 2 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
It is mandatory for all KidsFest Summer Staff, including Team Leaders and Program Staff.  A detailed schedule will be distributed to hired staff in May.

Summer Hang - Thursday during work week

Small Groups - Monday and Wednesday during work weeks hired

Camp Week Events
Sunday evening kick-off
Monday - Friday day camp
Sunday morning celebration service

A detailed schedule with specific times per week will be distributed to hired staff in May.

Email Russ Brasher with any questions you have about Summer Staff.

Volunteer Clearance Packet

Applications closed on March 31

 
 

Middle School Serve

Middle School Serve students have a unique opportunity to be part of a community of peers that grow in faith together while helping campers to have the same great week of camp they had as kids. Our hope is that they continue to develop a deep sense of community, service, and spiritual growth within the context of serving at KidsFest. Students currently in grades 6-8 can apply to volunteer for one week of camp in either Arts & Crafts or Free Choice, where they will be working hard to assist the adult volunteers and make KidsFest the best week of a campers summer.

Middle School Serve positions are limited and priority will be given to students who are involved in Middle School Ministry at Orchard Hill Church. Applications will be accepted through March 31, with decision letters mailed out in early May.

Time commitment:
Attend an all day training event on Monday, July 1.
Attendance at Sunday morning Collide services in July (7, 14, 21, 28)
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Email Jenna Bajuszik with any questions you have about Middle School Serve.

Applications closed on March 31