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Youth Summer Events

Click here for a printable summer schedule for all things Youth!

All Family Events (Birth-12th Grades)

Donuts with Dad

Celebrate dads with us on Father's Day in the gym. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while mingling with other Open Door dads and families.

Sun, Jun 18, 10:15-10:45am

Family Fun Night: Bowling

Enjoy a night of bowling with your family! Meet us at Sundance Bowl for a few games. Pay at the desk when you arrive.

Wed, Jun 21, 6-8pm

Sundance Bowl, 15240 113th Ave N, Maple Grove

$5/ea for unlimited bowling

Family Fun Night: WaterJam

Bring your swim suit for a night of slip-n-slides, water games and a BBQ.

Wed, Jul 19, 6-8pm


Family Fun Night: Babysitting and Sundaes!

Serve the families of our church by hanging out with kids, playing games and having fun and snacks! We will end the night with some ice cream sundaes!

Wed, Aug 2, 6-8:30pm

Youth Events (7th-12th Grades)

Youth Lock-in

Come kick off the summer at our Youth Lock-in. We will play night games, have a bonfire, watch a movie and have plenty of food as we party through the night.

Wed, Jun 14-15, 7pm-7am

Cost: $5 at the door

June 2017 Youth Haiti Trip

A team of students and leaders will be traveling to Haiti this summer. They will have the opportunity to be with the kids at the Mephiboscheth House, care for the sick and abandoned babies at Mother Teresa orphanage, as well as complete work projects. Additional info here. Contact: Dave | ext 1705.

Sun, Jun 18-Wed, Jun 28

Youth Lilliputt and Bonfire

Meet at Amanda Svensk's house at 6:30pm and we will head to Lilliputt as a group to minigolf and end with a bonfire, games and snacks!

Wed, Jul 12, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $5 when you arrive

Youth AWOL (A Work of Love)

A Work of Love (AWOL) experience is an opportunity for students to serve and love others at the Dayton Mobile Homes, just a few miles from our Church! We will be leading a VBS for kids at Dayton Mobile Home Park in partnership with Dayton Mobile Hope ministry. In the evenings we do activities as a team, building community and having a blast! Contact Amanda | ext 1703

Jul 23-28

Youth Camping

Head out to the river bend group campsite for a night of camping complete with bonfire, s'more's and night games. Bring a sleeping bag and let us know if you have a tent you can bring.

Wed, Jul 26-Thur, Jul 27, 6pm-9:30am

Crow Hassan Park Reserve's River Bend Group Campsite

Cost: $5 upon arrival

Youth Beach n Boat

Join us at Weaver Lake Park for a night of swimming, tubing, canoeing and chilling at the beach. Bring your swim suit and let us know if your family has a boat you could bring.

Wed, Aug 9, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: Free

Kids Events (Birth-6th Grades)

Kids Family Serving Day

Elementary kids (K-6th grade) and their parents meet at the Feed My Starving Children, Coon Rapids location, for food packing. Register with FMSC and see adult to kid ratios. Add Church of the Open Door as the Group Name. Contact: Annika | ext 1204.

Tue, Jun 20, 9:30am-11:30am

Register by Jun 15


Camp Shamineau is coming to us! Enjoy a fun filled day camp for kids who just completed Kindergarten-5th grade. Silly games, crafts, worship, Bible stories, and other camp-like experiences all in the comfort of our own church building, hosted by Open Door and led by Camp Shamineau staff. Daily snack provided, BYO lunch. Space is limited. Contact: Sara | ext 1201

Mon-Thur, Aug 7-10, 9am-3pm

Cost is $65/person

Register by Jul 30.

Child Dedication Service

This beautiful service celebrates the life of a child through dedication and parent consecration. Dedicate and commit your child to a loving God and proclaim your desire for faithful following. The final spring service is full. Please look for registrations for fall dates in mid-summer. Contact: Lynn | ext 1200.

Youth Waiver and Release Forms are needed for all students involved in Youth programs or activities. Once submitted, the forms are valid for three years but can be updated when insurance plans change. Contact: Lynn | ext 1200

Waiver and Release (PDF)

Kids 2017-2018 Medical Release Form

Parents must fill out and sign this form in order for their child to attend an event with the Open Door Kids Ministry from May 2017-May 2018

Kids Medical Release (PDF)

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