Mount Olivet Summer Camps

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An Exciting Summer Ahead!

We’re ready for another great summer at Mount Olivet! Each week will have themed activities including crafts, movement games, music, service learning and FUN! Join us for one week or the whole summer! Each Day Camp is $250/session (unless otherwise specified) which includes snacks, a t-shirt, activities, and field trips. The camp day runs from 8:30am-4:30pm with extended day care available from 7:30am to 5:30pm at no additional cost. Questions? Please contact Kristin Olson the Children’s Camp Coordinator at kolson@mtolivet.org or 612.767.2246.

If you are unable to join us for a full week of day camp, we will be offering drop-in day options 8/28-8/31 at a daily rate of $50.

Day Camps are offered for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade for the Fall 2023 school year.  We have expanded middle school options for students entering 6th– 8th grade in the Fall of 2023 school year.

*All field trips are subject to change!

 

 

Vacation Bible School - Ages 4-2nd Grade

Monday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29, Mpls Campus 
Monday, July 10 through Thursday, July 13, West Campus
Come down to the farm for some barnyard mayhem and learn about God’s devotion in Farm Fresh Faith Vacation Bible School at Mount Olivet! With Psalm 36:5 as our theme verse, we will learn that God – like a good farmer – cares for us with faithfulness that can reach the skies!

*Please note: VBS Camp is from 8:30-11:30am, Monday through Thursday at each campus. Cost is $55.

Mpls Campus Camps K-6th Grade

Splash Into Summer!Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16
On your mark, get set, SWIM! To kick off summer 2023 we will be spending the week visiting three different pools in the Twin Cities as well as going across the street to enjoy the Lynnhurst wading pool. We’ll get wet and wild with water games and water balloons, paint with watercolors, and much more.  

God’s Kids Sing! – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23
God’s Kids Sing! is a blend of singing, playing instruments, physical education activities, dancing, mindfulness, and all kinds of art projects! Classes are taught by professional educators with the help of an engaging group of high school counselors who love our GKS! campers! Come and be a part of the 2023 GKS, we’d love to see you there!

Going Wild – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30
We are going to have a roaring good time visiting a variety of different animals when day camp goes wild! We will head to the Minnesota Zoo, explore the amazing Fawn-Doe-Rosa nature park and visit a local Nature Center to learn more about the animals that share our neighborhoods. We will also get up close and personal with some large birds of prey when the Raptor Center comes to visit.

Nature Camp – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14
This week we’ll head to the beautiful Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center each day to develop a greater understanding and appreciation for our beautiful planet. We’ll use the amazing nature playscape, go on daily hikes, do lots of swimming and enjoy being outdoors. 

Super Stem Summer – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21
We might not have superpowers but our super brains are capable of changing the world! During Super STEM Summer we will do a variety of science projects, we will learn about the power of electricity at the Bakken Museum, build robots at Snapology and have a fun day at the St. Louis Park Aquatic Center.

Let’s Get Cooking – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28
Back by popular demand day camp will be exploring new and delicious recipes during cooking week. We will learn about international foods at the Midtown Global Market, visit the baking lab at the Mill City Museum and blow off some steam and make a splash at Elm Creek Park playground and swimming pond.

Imagination Creation – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4
Let your imagination run wild through art projects, storytelling, and the return of our “Cardboard Creations Lab.” This week we will travel to the Crayola Experience, watch a performance at a local theater and get outdoors at the Oak Hill Park and Splash pad. 

Under the Sea – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11
There is an amazing world under the waves. This week we will learn about our oceans and the animals that live in them, visit some sea creatures at SeaQuest, splash around like dolphins at Cascade Bay and enjoy the Chutes and Ladders at Hyland Lake Park Reserve. 

Games Galore – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, August 21 through Friday, August 25
We’re ending our 2023 themed weeks with non-stop fun! There will be lots of group games, Minute-To-Win-It and Gaga-Ball. We’ll head offsite to have a fantastic time at Grand Slam, swim at Grove Cove Aquatic Park and go bowling at a local bowling alley.

Drop in Days – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Wednesday, August 28 through Thursday, August 31
The end of summer can be a stressful time for parents to secure childcare. We’re here for you Monday, August 28 through Thursday, August 31. Register by day based on your needs and we will provide a full schedule of fun activities at Mount Olivet. Drop-in days are charged at $50 per day per child. 

West Campus Camps K- 6th Grade

Let’s Get Cooking – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21
Back by popular demand day camp will be exploring new and delicious recipes during cooking week. We will learn about international foods at the Midtown Global Market, visit the baking lab at the Mill City Museum and blow off some steam and make a splash at Elm Creek Park playground and swimming pond.

Imagination Creation – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Full Day Options
Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28
Let your imagination run wild through art projects, storytelling, and the return of our “Cardboard Creations Lab.” This week we will travel to the Crayola Experience, watch a performance at a local theater and get outdoors at the Oak Hill Park and Splash pad.

Middle School Offerings

All Camps listed below are offered at the Mpls Campus

Summertime Players! – 6th – 9th Grade Full Day Options, Cost is $250
Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14
Summertime Players is a music-based day camp specifically designed for middle schoolers. This one-week camp is action-packed with team games, singing and dancing to pop and musical theatre songs, and daily field trips. STP! is the perfect place to make new friends and bond with the Youth and Music staff at MO! 9-4pm daily with extended day option available. 

Middle School Mini Camps 6th – 8th Grade Full Day Options, Cost is $150 per Mini Camp
Tuesday, June 13 through Thursday, June 15 – Join us as we visit three different pools around he Twin Cities.
Tuesday, August 1 through Thursday, August 3 – Let your creativity shine and get inspired at an art museum, watching a play and doing a variety of art projects.
Tuesday, August 22 through Thursday, August 24 – Make the most out of the end of summer, we’ll go swimming, visit grand slam, and go bowling.

Day Camp Policies

Please click on the link below to view our 2023 Summer Day Camp Policies.

2023 Summer Day Camp Policies

What's Next?

We would love to hear from you and would be happy to answer any of your questions about the Mount Olivet Summer Camps. Please contact Kristin Olson by email or 612.767.2246.

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