VBS Mini Camp at Laurel United Methodist Church
9:00am – 11:45am
June 26, 27 and 28

(Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) 

Laurel United Methodist Church
631 South Grand Avenue West, Springfield, Illinois 62704

Laurel UMC invites children to Camp Firelight  – where we will we will learn that God is with us and that
“Whenever I’m afraid I put my trust in you.” — Psalm 56:3

Fire Light glow crew: Pre School group for children ages 3, 4 or 5 
Firelight trail crew: Kindergarten through 2nd grade
Firelight sidekicks: 3rd, 4th and 5th graders will serve as group assistants and center aids 
Firelight Leaders: Youth 6th-12th grade will lead camp activities

Child care for children under the age of 3 is provided if a parent or guardian is working as a camp volunteer.

Each day children will participate in a variety of different workshops/activity centers. These will include a Science Station, Craft Station, Recreation Station, Bible Story Station, a Snack Station plus a Mission and Music Station. 

Registration can be made in person, by calling Laurel United Methodist Church 217-525-1866,
click here to register online, or click here to download the form.

Want to help out? There are many ways for
Youth and Adults to serve at Camp Firelight

Serve before Mini Camp by:

  • Praying for our children and those working with them.
  • Inviting children to attend Laurel’s VBS and handing out registration material.
  • Providing ingredients for snacks.
  • Helping decorate on Monday June 24

Serve during Mini Camp by leading a group June 26, 27 and 28        

  • Recreation leader
  • Snacks/Mission leader
  • Craft Room  
  • Puppet skit readers and Puppeteer
  • Science lab leader 
  • Story tellers 
  • Small group guide
  • Photographer
  • Welcome/name tag table 

Serve after Mini Camp

  • Taking down decorations on June 28
  • Sending follow-up post cards

Sign up HERE! Or click here to download the volunteer form.