Creation Camps 

First United Methodist Church, in conjunction with Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool and A.C.E. (Active Christian Exploration), is excited to offer summer camps to help enrich and expand a child’s summer experience.  This summer’s theme is Road Trip USA.  Each day will be a hands on experience as we undertake new adventures through games, cooking, science, art and more.  Please see Bright Beginnings’ website ( ) for detailed information on the camp offerings.  Registration is now underway at 

  • Half-Day camps (9 a.m.- 12 p.m.) $89 per week Offered throughout the summer for children aged 3 yrs.–entering 6th grade.  During the morning children will begin in a large group setting where they will hear the Bible verse, sing silly songs, learn fascinating facts and relish in the wonder of our world. Afterwards we will separate into age appropriate groups and explore through art, games, cooking and science stations as we create, experiment, play and discover.
  • Full Day camps (9 a.m.- 4 p.m.) – $158 for 5 days, $143 for 4 days, $129 for 3 days and $97 for 2 days* (includes 1/2 day camp)  For children entering K-6th grade in coming school year.  During the morning children will participate in half day camps.  Afternoons will consist of field trips, special visitors, in depth projects and more!  Parents provide a packed lunch daily.
  • Extended Day camps (6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.) – $185 for 5 days, $166 for 4 days, $147 for 3 days and $108 for 2 days* (includes 1/2 day and full day camps)  Allows children (entering K-6th grade) who need care before/after regular camp times to come in between 6:30 – 9:00 a.m and to stay as late as 6:30 p.m.
  • *There may be an incremental fee for field trips



Week One (June 4-8) – Magic of the Midwest

Week Two (June 11-15) – Magnifying the Mid-Atlantic

Week Three (June 18-22) – Navigating New England

Week Four (June 25—29) – Surfing into the Southeast

Week Five (July 9-13) – The Sizzlin’ Southwest

Week Six (July 16-20) – Galloping through the Great Plains

Week Seven (July 23-27) – Purple Mountain Majesties

(Please note:  Our half day is our morning VBS which requires a separate registration)

Week Eight (July 30-August 3) – West Coast, Best Coast

Week Nine (August 6– 10) – Islands of Adventure—Full/Extended Day Only


Please note that we are CLOSED July 2-6

Contact us:  937-748-2612,