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Kids Summer Camps
Preschool and Elementary

CCA Community Youth Theater
June 4–August 4  •  C3 Youth Center  •  Led by Rebecca Busenitz
Cost: $90, $50 for tech, band, stage crew (non-refundable)
For Incoming 2nd–12th Graders

This is a summer community musical theater program for students 2nd through 12th grade. Students may opt to participate in the cast as well as the band, tech, and stage crew. Rehearsals will be held 1–2 evenings per week. Personalized schedules will be given to participants, depending on their specific role(s) in the cast and crew.

AUDITIONS
Friday May 18 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday May 19 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sunday May 20 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

PERFORMANCES
Friday August 3 at 7:00 pm
Saturday August 4 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

Register online now! Registration Deadline: June 3.

Questions? Email Rebecca Busenitz or call 316.730.0819 for more information.


Math & Science Camp
June 4–8  •  Room G3  •  Cost: $95 (non-refundable)
Led by Dana Oswald & Matt Swank  •  For Incoming 5th–9th Graders
Session 1: 8:30–11:30am or Session 2: 12:00–3:00pm

Scientific inquiry meets math in the real world. Mrs. Oswald and Mr. Swank will be using games (board and other), experiments, and an escape room to show how math, science, and strategy can be used in the real world. The camp will review basic concepts of math (fractions, probability, and algebraic concepts) to start the summer off the right way! All materials will be provided including a fraction pizza lunch on the last day.

Session 1: 8:30–11:30am
Register online now!

Session 2: 12:00–3:00pm
Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Meet the Instructors
Dana Oswald is the 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Central Christian Academy. She has her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and has taught for 11 years. She enjoys researching and finding new ways to get students excited about science though a hands-on and investigative approach.

Matt Swank is the current 4th grade math teacher at Central Christian Academy. He loves challenging
students in his classroom to reach their highest potential.


3D Printing Camp
June 11– 15  •  1:00–2:30pm  •  CCA Computer Lab  •  Cost: $45 (non-refundable)
Led by Marc Tucker  •  For Incoming 4th–8th Graders

If you love to create things from scratch and watch them printed in 3D, then this is where you need to be this summer. Using 3D design software, a 3D slicing application, and a 3D printer, we will create, design, and print our own items. This is a beginner’s course in 3D printing. We will learn the HOW before we go and DO. You will leave camp with a 3D printing certificate and various printed items.

Camp is now FULL. Registration is now closed.

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Meet the Instructor
Marc has been in education for over 15 years, doing his best to integrate helpful technology into the classroom. He has spent time as both a 6th grade teacher and a K-8 computer teacher, and is currently the Instructional Technology Director at Central Christian Academy.


AMPED! VBS
June 11–15  •  For children going into Kindergarten – 5th grade (fall 2018)
MON–THURS: 9:30 – 11:30am  •  FRI: 6:00 – 8:30pm Family Carnival  •  Cost: FREE

Our theme this year is AMPED! He wants us to live our lives FULLY ALIVE because we can believe that what He says is TRUE!

“I have come so that they may have life. I want them to have it in the fullest possible way.”
John 10:10 NIV

Registration closes June 4 at noon. Register online now!

This is a FREE event, and we need many hands and feet to make it happen. If you would like to signup up to volunteer you can register online now!

*Nursery VBS programming provided for volunteers' children only.*

Questions? Email Donelda Edwards for more information.


Kids Camp
June 25–27  •  Camp Hiawatha  •  For Incoming 1st Graders – 5th Graders
Cost: $75 (1st–3rd Grade), $125 (4th–5th Grade) (non-refundable) Meals and snacks provided 

Get excited for God’s Word! We will see how God’s Word can be used in our everyday lives through sports and activities that we all love!

Camp Hiawatha, 1601 W 51st St N Wichita, KS 67204
Drop-Off: 6/25 at 8:00am  •  Pick-Up: 1st–3rd Grade, 6/26 at 5pm • 4th–5th Grade, 6/27 at 8pm

Meals and snacks provided. There is a $25 non-refundable deposit due at registration. Registration closes June 21 at noon.

1st–3rd Grade
Register online now!

4th–5th Grade
Register online now!

Questions? Email Donelda Edwards for more information.


Fun With Words Camp
July 10–12  •  1:00–3:00pm  •  CCA Innovation Center
Cost: $50, includes supplies (non-refundable)

For Incoming 4th–8th Graders  •  Led by Stephani Brooks

Writing is one of the hardest skills to learn, but it CAN be FUN!  We will spend three days exploring different writing components and concepts, and each student will start their own writing notebook.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Stephani Brooks for more information.

Meet Stephani Brooks
Stephani has a B.A. in Education and is a Certified Academic Language Therapist who has been teaching in the Explore Program at CCA for 7 years.  She loves to help kids have fun while learning new things.


K–Stix Spaceship Camp
July 16–18  •  1:00–3:00pm  •  CCA Innovation Center  •  Cost: $50 (non-refundable)
For Incoming 4th Graders – Adults  •  Led by Mark & Stephani Brooks

What happens when you mix popsicle sticks and the universe? It’s the ultimate craft stick challenge! It is your destiny! Three rebel fighters build you will: an X-wing, a Y-wing, and an A-wing, as well as a Tie-Fighter. Green lasers of death are sold separately. Remember the force will be with you…always.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Mark Brooks for more information.

Meet the Instructors
Mark has been a high school math teacher for 20 years, and is also a huge fan of Star Wars and Legos.

Stephani has been an Explore teacher at CCA for 7 years, and loves to help kids have fun while learning new things.


Minecraft-In-Education Camp
July 16–20  •  3:00–4:30pm  •  CCA Computer Lab (C3)  •  Cost: $45 (non-refundable)
For Incoming 4th–8th Graders  •  Led by Marc Tucker

Using the popular Minecraft gaming platform, we will dive into immersive learning across subject areas. This camp will prepare children for the future workplace by building skills like collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and systems thinking. The open learning environment gives students the freedom to experiment; encouraging creative self-expression and problem solving. Come ready to build, mine, and craft your way through challenges and free builds. Having a basic knowledge of Minecraft may help, but is not required.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.


DASH – Jr. Robotics Camp
July 16–20  •  10:00 – 11:00am  •  CCA Innovation Center  •  Instructor: Marc Tucker
Cost: $85, includes t-shirt & cost of materials (non-refundable)

For Incoming 2nd–4th Graders

Have you ever wondered how robots work and who programs them to do what they do? At the DASH - Jr.
Robotics Camp we will be programming robots, working in teams, and attempting to solve challenges through creative, out-of-the-box thinking. This camp is geared towards kids wanting to experience teamwork and robotics at the basic level. You will receive a DASH robot t-shirt and certificate for attending this camp.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.


Summer Fun & Sun: Ooey Gooey
An Event for Preschoolers  •  July 26  •   10:00am – noon  •  CCC Pavilion
Cost: $5 per participant
(non-refundable)

We will have tons of wet and gooey play stations along with snack and story time. Come dressed for water play and some messy fun! Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration closes July 24 at noon. Register online now!

Questions? Email Donelda Edwards for more information.

Youth Summer Camps
Middle School and High School

Worlds of Fun
May 30  •  Cost: $55 (non-refundable)  •  Registration Deadline: May 28

Each year the C3 youth middle school has "worlds of fun" at Worlds of Fun. It is a single day trip where we welcome all of our brand new 6th grade friends and say goodbye to all of our 8th grade friends. We leave early in the morning, get back late at night, and fill the day with roller coaster rides and lots of hang time. Parents are welcome and needed for this event, and we guarantee that even if you don’t like roller coasters, you will still have a blast. This trip is open to all the new incoming 6th graders through outgoing 8th graders. Lunch is included with the cost of registration. Cost will cover transportation, lunch, and admittance into WOF. Students will only need money for dinner on the road, games, and snacks.

Register online now!

If you would like to signup as a leader for this trip, you register online now!

Questions? Email Michelle Lamson for more information.


High School Kick-Off BBQ
Sunday, June 3  •  5:00–7:30pm  •  CCC Pavilion  •  No Cost

This will be our official welcome to our incoming 9th graders into high school.

There is no cost for this event; just come ready to play soccer, volleyball, gaga ball, hang out, meet new people, eat, and welcome summer.

Questions? Email Michelle Lamson for more information.


CCA Community Youth Theater
June 4–August 4  •  C3 Youth Center  •  Led by Rebecca Busenitz
Cost: $90, $50 for tech, band, stage crew (non-refundable)
For Incoming 2nd–12th Graders

This is a summer community musical theater program for students 2nd through 12th grade. Students may opt to participate in the cast as well as the band, tech, and stage crew. Rehearsals will be held 1–2 evenings per week. Personalized schedules will be given to participants, depending on their specific role(s) in the cast and crew.

AUDITIONS
Friday May 18 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday May 19 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sunday May 20 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

PERFORMANCES
Friday August 3 at 7:00 pm
Saturday August 4 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

Register online now! Registration Deadline: June 3.

Questions? Email Rebecca Busenitz or call 316.730.0819 for more information.


Math & Science Camp
June 4–8  •  Room G3  •  Cost: $95 (non-refundable)
Led by Dana Oswald & Matt Swank  •  For Incoming 5th–9th Graders
Session 1: 8:30–11:30am or Session 2: 12:00–3:00pm

Scientific inquiry meets math in the real world. Mrs. Oswald and Mr. Swank will be using games (board and other), experiments, and an escape room to show how math, science, and strategy can be used in the real world. The camp will review basic concepts of math (fractions, probability, and algebraic concepts) to start the summer off the right way! All materials will be provided including a fraction pizza lunch on the last day.

Session 1: 8:30–11:30am
Register online now!

Session 2: 12:00–3:00pm
Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Meet the Instructors
Dana Oswald is the 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Central Christian Academy. She has her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and has taught for 11 years. She enjoys researching and finding new ways to get students excited about science though a hands-on and investigative approach.

Matt Swank is the current 4th grade math teacher at Central Christian Academy. He loves challenging
students in his classroom to reach their highest potential.


Middle School Kick-Off BBQ
Wednesday, June 6  •  6:00–8:00pm  •  CCC Pavilion  •  No Cost

This will be our official welcome to our incoming 6th graders into middle school.

There is no cost for this event; just come ready to play soccer, volleyball, gaga ball, hang out, meet new people, eat, and welcome summer.

Questions? Email Michelle Lamson for more information.


3D Printing Camp
June 11– 15  •  1:00–2:30pm  •  CCA Computer Lab  •  Cost: $45 (non-refundable)
Led by Marc Tucker  •  For Incoming 4th–8th Graders

If you love to create things from scratch and watch them printed in 3D, then this is where you need to be this summer. Using 3D design software, a 3D slicing application, and a 3D printer, we will create, design, and print our own items. This is a beginner’s course in 3D printing. We will learn the HOW before we go and DO. You will leave camp with a 3D printing certificate and various printed items.

Camp is now FULL. Registration is now closed.

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Meet Marc Tucker
Marc has been in education for over 15 years, doing his best to integrate helpful technology into the classroom. He has spent time as both a 6th grade teacher and a K-8 computer teacher, and is currently the Instructional Technology Director at Central Christian Academy.


CIY "MIX" Camp
June 18–22  •  Edmond, OK  •  Cost: $250, $50 non-refundable deposit due at registration

MIX understands that middle schoolers need their own experience. It is specifically designed for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders and their special cognitive and developmental abilities. MIX will provide a Middle School experience where students will come to understand their own spiritual formation, and grow as Kingdom workers through dynamic worship, engaging activities, off-the-chart recreation, and small group interaction. Students will need money for 2 meals on the road! T-shirts, bags, books, and other merchandise are also available for purchase.

Registration Deadline: June 11. Space is limited. Register online now!

Questions? Email Michelle Lamson for more information.


Dissection Camp
June 29 (Frogs) & July 20 (Fetal Pigs)  •  9:00am–noon or 1:00–4:00pm  •  Room G3
Cost: Frogs – $30 (non-refundable)  •  Fetal Pigs – $45 (non-refundable)
For Incoming 6th–9th Graders  •  Instructor: Nick Oswald

This class will begin with a short video covering the dissection process, then each student will dissect the animal.

Frog Dissection AM Camp
Register online now!

Fetal Pig Dissection AM Camp
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Frog Dissection PM Camp
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Fetal Pig Dissection PM Camp
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Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Meet Nick Oswald
Nick Oswald is in his tenth year as a medical laboratory scientist at Wesley Medical Center. He currently teaches the Outdoor Learning Center class at Central Christian Academy. He has a degree in Medical Laboratory Science from WSU, and a Bible degree from Tabor College. He enjoys working with students and getting them excited about science.


Fun With Words Camp
July 10–12  •  1:00–3:00pm  •  CCA Innovation Center
Cost: $50, includes supplies (non-refundable)

For Incoming 4th–8th Graders  •  Led by Stephani Brooks

Writing is one of the hardest skills to learn, but it CAN be FUN!  We will spend three days exploring different writing components and concepts, and each student will start their own writing notebook.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Stephani Brooks for more information.

Meet Stephani Brooks
Stephani has a B.A. in Education, and is a Certified Academic Language Therapist who has been teaching in the Explore Program at CCA for 7 years.  She loves to help kids have fun while learning new things.


CIY "MOVE" Camp
July 16–20  •  Siloam Springs, AR  •  Cost: $250, $50 non-refundable deposit due at registration

CIY Move is a 5-day high school summer youth gathering designed to amplify the call of Christ on students' lives to become kingdom workers. Located on the John Brown University campus in Siloam Springs, AR, MOVE will provide a high school experience where students will be challenged through interactive worship sets, preaching, small group discussions, sports, games, fun, and community building. Students at MOVE not only learn and worship together – they spend time with their church youth groups, discovering ways that God will use them to impact the world.

Registration Deadline: July 9. Register online now!

Questions? Email Michelle Lamson for more information.


K–Stix Spaceship Camp
July 16–18  •  1:00–3:00pm  •  CCA Innovation Center  •  Cost: $50 (non-refundable)
For Incoming 4th Graders – Adults  •  Led by Mark & Stephani Brooks

What happens when you mix popsicle sticks and the universe? It’s the ultimate craft stick challenge! It is your destiny! Three rebel fighters build you will: an X-wing, a Y-wing, and an A-wing, as well as a Tie-Fighter. Green lasers of death are sold separately. Remember the force will be with you…always.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Mark Brooks for more information.

Meet the Instructors
Mark has been a high school math teacher for 20 years, and is also a huge fan of Star Wars and Legos.

Stephani has been an Explore teacher at CCA for 7 years, and loves to help kids have fun while learning new things.


Minecraft-In-Education Camp
July 16–20  •  3:00–4:30pm  •  CCA Computer Lab (C3)  •  Cost: $45 (non-refundable)
For Incoming 4th–8th Graders  •  Led by Marc Tucker

Using the popular Minecraft gaming platform, we will dive into immersive learning across subject areas. This camp will prepare children for the future workplace by building skills like collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and systems thinking. The open learning environment gives students the freedom to experiment; encouraging creative self-expression and problem solving. Come ready to build, mine, and craft your way through challenges and free builds. Having a basic knowledge of Minecraft may help, but is not required.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.

Sports Summer Camps
Kindergarten to High School

 

Triple Threat Basketball Camp led by Matt Swank
May 29 – June 1  •  Gym  •  Cost: $55, includes t-shirt (non-refundable)
For Incoming 1st Graders – 11th Graders  •  Instructor: Matt Swank
1st–3rd Grade: 8:00–9:45am  •  4th–6th Grade: 10:00am–noon  •  7th Grade & Up: 1:00–3:00pm

The focus of each camp is to become a "triple threat" by teaching ball handling, shooting skills, and passing techniques necessary to experience success on the basketball court in a simple, fun, and understandable way. We want to encourage each camper to love the Lord Jesus Christ, show improvement in their basketball fundamentals, and develop a heart for excellence in everything they do.

Session 1
1st–3rd Grade
Register online now!
Session 2
4th–6th Grade
Register online now!
Session 3
7th Grade & Up
Register online now!


Questions? Email Patty Armbrust for more information.

Get to Know Matt Swank
Matt Swank is the head middle school coach of Central Christian Academy (2nd year). Matt is a former three-year starter and the winningest player in Sterling College history. He also played on the 2008 3A Kansas State Championship basketball team. He is a 4th grade teacher at CCA and has many years of working with kids in camp atmospheres.


Softball/Baseball Batting Camp led by Tina Nickel
Saturday, June 2  •  North of the Soccer Field  •  Cost: $30 (non-refundable)
Ages 5–8: 8:30–10:00am  •  Ages 9–18: 10:00–11:30am

Tina will train players of all ages on the basics of hitting and will help them become more confident behind the plate. Learning how to build a strong foundation in baseball/softball as well as in Christian living is a goal of this camp.

Session 1
Ages 5–8, 8:30–10:00am
Register online now!
Session 2
Ages 9–18, 10:00–11:30am
Register online now!


Questions? Email Patty Armbrust for more information.

Get to Know Tina Nickel
Tina Nickel played Division 1 softball at WSU and coached six years at the college level at Friends University, earning Coach of the Year three times. She coached club teams from 1995-2016 and taught baseball/softball hitting overseas. She has played against top Olympic training teams in China, Thailand, and Africa through an organization called Competitive  International, a Christian organization. Sharing her faith through sports is part of who she is in Christ. Currently, she is the hitting coach for Bethel College, she owns her own business, Nickel’s Worth Performance, and does private batting instruction.


Victory Soccer Camp led By Goran Hunjak
June 4–8  •  9:00am–noon  •  Ages 5–16  •  Soccer Field
Cost: $89. Every camper will receive a ball and a camp t-shirt. Register online now!

Victory Soccer Camp values the disciplines that make an athlete successful and teaches how to
apply them to daily living. We have created an atmosphere to encourage children to score a
victorious Christian life.

Victory Soccer camp provides professional quality soccer instruction and excellent curriculum
that helps to make the Bible come alive. Being an athlete is not required. This camp is designed for
students with various levels of athletic ability. They’ll learn to combine excellence in sports with a
relationship with Christ.

Camp Features
Professional Quality Soccer Instructions, Skills & Fundamentals, Bible Half-Time, Mini Games, Scrimmages, Skills Drills, and FUN, FUN, FUN!!!

Questions? Email Patty Armbrust for more information.

Meet Goran Hunjak
Goran Hunjak was born and raised in Croatia, Europe. He played 19 years of professional soccer
both indoor and outdoor in Europe and the U.S. He has also coached a professional team for 4
years. God blessed him with a long pro career, achieving many awards and playing in 18 different
countries.

Goran enjoys working with youth and feels compelled to pass his soccer knowledge to all ages. He
wants to help them improve their skill level, gain confidence, and develop a positive self-image.
Most importantly, Goran wants to help people understand that God loves all people and that God
demonstrated His love by giving and sacrificing Jesus Christ, His only Son, to die for all people.


Volleyball Camp led By Tina Nickel & Jennifer McCurdy
June 18–21  •  3rd–6th Grade: 8:30–10:30am  •  7th–9th Grade: 10:30am–12:30pm
Gym (2 air-conditioned courts)  •  Cost: $45 online/$50 walk-up registration
(non-refundable)

Jen and Tina are teaming up with their love of volleyball to put on a dynamic volleyball camp which will focus on all aspects of the game! Camp devotions include sports-minded concepts which are applicable to volleyball players. Both boys and girls are welcome!

Session 1
3rd–6th Grade
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Session 2
7th–9th Grade
Register online now!


Questions? Email Patty Armbrust for more information.

Meet the Coaches
JEN MCCURDY has coached all levels of volleyball athletes from 8 and 9-year-olds at camps to club teams and NCAA Division I athletes at Northern Arizona University. 

TINA NICKEL, Sports Director at Central Christian Church, played for Wichita Elite Volleyball Club in high school and then played at Garden City Community College for two years, winning a conference league championship in 1992. Tina was the head coach for both volleyball and softball from 1997-2003 at Friends University and also served as the Assistant Athletic Director.


Dodgeball Camp led by David Yordy
July 9–12  •  Gym  •  Ages 6–10: 9:00am–noon  •  Ages 11–17: 9:00am–noon
Gym  •  Cost: $40 online/$45 walk-up registration
(non-refundable)

Focus on skills, strategies, and rules of Dodgeball as well as play 20 different types of Dodgeball games.

Register online now!

Questions? Email Patty Armbrust for more information.

Meet Coach Dave
David Yordy (Coach Dave) and his wife, Lindsey, have enjoyed leading sports camps since 2007.
They have offered Dodgeball Camps since 2008, and lead over 20 different Dodgeball Games! They also
enjoy sharing Jesus Christ with the campers and seeing them grow in character and sportsmanship.


Triple Threat Select Basketball Camp led by Matt Swank
July 18–19  •  1:00–5:00pm  •  Gym  •  Cost: $70, includes t-shirt (non-refundable)
For finishing 4th–11th Graders (Younger players need permission to join)

This is an advanced basketball camp. We will be preparing both physically and mentally to improve and succeed. This will be an intense camp where the students of the game will have the opportunity to work hard to improve their ball handling, shooting, and passing skills. We will also spend time recovering and studying the mental aspect of basketball as well as different offensive and defensive in-game concepts. We will breakdown film of some of the best college and professional players to observe the specific skillset needed to compete at their level. This will be a physically and mentally challenging camp. Be prepared to work hard. Our goal is continual improvement and excellence at every level. For players that love basketball and are looking to improve, this camp is for them!

Register online now!

Questions? Email Jennifer McCurdy for more information.