June 28 (Tuesday), Free, 6:30-8pm: BBQ hot dogs, guys bring snacks, girls bring drinks, swimming, volleyball, spike ball, cornhole, ladderball, and maybe gagaball)
Water Wars at the Park
July 19 (Tuesday), at Blythe Park in Bothell (6:30-8:00pm): Wear clothing that can get wet as we will be doing water relays, competitions, and a water balloon battle. Cost is free, but bring friends. If people want to help at the event or with filling up water balloons, contact Trevor the Intern: firstname.lastname@example.org or text 425-344-4959.
Alder Lake Summer Camp
August 7-12, 2016, this camp for incoming 7th-9th graders has become one of the most memorable and life-changing experiences for students! Learn more here or register online. Parent volunteers are key, so if you are interested in cooking, boating, nursing, etc., please contact email@example.com.
All Youth Summer Hangout @ Blythe Park
August 16 (Tuesday), 6-8pm: We’ll provide hamburgers with the fixings, Guys bring drinks, girls bring snacks. If you have discs for Frisbee Golf, please bring your discs…we’ll also have Spike Ball, Geezer Ball, volleyball, and other activities as we hang out and enjoy the evening together. Parent support is needed for grilling the burgers, contact Trevor the Intern: firstname.lastname@example.org or text 425-344-4959. FREE!
August 23 (Tuesday), 10am-4pm: Meet at Northshore where we’ll bike in groups to Redmond and return for pickup in Woodinville at Wilmot Gateway Park. Bring water, money to buy lunch in Redmond (Wendy’s), cell phones (highly advised), biking clothes/shoes, and an appropriate bike for the long trek (make sure it is ready before showing up). Questions or to help, contact Trevor the Intern: email@example.com or text 425-344-4959.
Youth Group Kick-off Party – September 6, 2016
Don’t miss the launch to our Jr. High Small Groups as everyone is back from summer. We will start off with games (inflatables), pizza, and slushies, followed by some music and large group time in the Student Center, and then concluding the night launching into Small Groups. This is free and everyone is encouraged to invite friends.
Bring a crazy, funny, or unusual white elephant gift (don’t spend over $5 on it) along with a plate of food as we laugh and hangout together. More details to come as we get closer.
The Tuesday before Halloween features a change-up from our normal youth group night with costume contests (both individual and group “themed), fun games and activities, and always good food. This may be onsite or offsite, and parent help will be needed.
One of our memorable winter events, students are encouraged to invite friends and make short films to submit. We basically end up with cool “Oscars” for everyone, but there are some special awards for some of the best work.
Jr. High Snow Camp – March TBD, 2017
Join us for a weekend retreat featuring major fun in the snow, including tubing on top of Mt. Baker at the Firs’ Chalet. Some highlights last year was bottomless hot chocolate, more snow than anyone could imagine, and great times connecting with friends and Jesus. More details and coming towards the end of 2016.
Jr. High Freedom Feast – Easter Week 2017
Don’t miss this unique feast and learning experience for Jr. Higher during Easter Week. We will experience food and conversations like Jesus had with his disciples before he went to the cross.
Jr. High Summer Events – Dates TBD
Summer around Northshore has fun activities meant to build connections with other students and leaders, as well as a few special opportunities for the family and for serving. These include house parties, park theme-nights, sporting events, Community Serve Sunday, Community Camp, volunteering with the elementary kids at Kids’ Summer Adventure, etc. These will be planned out in the Spring.