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You may have heard the phrase, “Kid’s Games Camp” said quite a bit within the past few months. In essence, Kid’s Games Camp was The District Church’s first Vacation Bible School. I volunteered as a “Crew Leader” for the Purple Crew, which was made up of all the
We danced and we sang. We ran through obstacle courses. We played basketball, soccer, and kickball. We painted. We made bracelets. We experimented with Mentos and soda. We played Sharks and Minnows. We had lip sync battles. Then, we danced and we sang some more.
The Purple Crew raved about the science experiments and the obstacles courses. By the second day, most kids wanted to be on stage dancing beside Kelly, our dance captain. Everyone fought over who would get to hold our beloved purple flag and who would lead the Purple Crew cheer. There was not a dull moment in the Purple Crew - that is certain.
By the third day, the Purple Crew had shared a variety of inside jokes and hand games. Each crew leader had gotten to know a little about each kid including their background,
Each day in
I have no regrets about spending four days with the Purple Crew and the other children at Kid’s Games Camp this year. Truthfully, it challenged me in so many ways - in patience, in understanding, in listening, and in trusting God. I’d like to believe that somehow God used to me make a difference in lives of each kid - in the same
I don’t know if I will be in DC next summer to volunteer at the next Kid’s Games Camp. However, for those of you who will be, I pray you deeply consider investing in the children at The District Church and at Kid’s Games Camp. They are truly worth the time and investment.