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Summer Fun 2009: Churches offer day camps, enrchment and puppet ministry

Sonshine Summer Day Camp
ARK Preschool, First Baptist Church, Kannapolis
704-938-4697 www.firstbaptistkannapolis.com
Day camp for ages 3 to 5.
June 1-26 Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Week 1 ó What’s in Space?
Week 2 óBackyard Bugs
Week 3 ó Let’s Plant a Garden
Week 4 ó Ocean Adventures.
There is a $35 non-refundable registration fee and camp is $75 per week.
Children are asked to bring a packed lunch each day.
You may visit the Web site for more information or call 704-938-4697.
Stepping-Up Summer Enrichment program
Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Caldwell St. 704-633-5057.
June 15-Aug. 7, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Registration will be on May 19 and 20, 3-5 p.m., and May 27-28, 4:30-6 p.m. The registration fee is $15. The one-time program fee is $120 each child.
Priority enrollment will be given to children who are referred by counselors and teachers in the Rowan-Salisbury Title 1 Schools; are rising first- through fifth-grade students; attend a Rowan-Salisbury Title 1 School and are academically at risk; are eligible for the free lunch program and are academically at risk.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Child Nutrition Program.
Faith Lutheran Summer Camp
704-279-6390 or 704-224-9835For kindergarten through sixth grade.
Camp begins June 11 and meets until the day before school starts. It runs from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $75 per week with a $25 registration fee.
There will be weekly themes, such as Flag Week, Christmas in July, Transportation Week, Healthy Living Week, Luau Week. Offering a daily schedule full of fun in a Christian environment.
Breakfast, lunch and a snack are provided.
For information call Becky Hunsucker, director, at 704-279-6390 or 704-224-9835.
Camp O.M.G.(Observing My Gifts)
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1920 Shirley Ave., Salisbury. 704-637-0954.O.M.G stands for Observing My Gifts. This camp is designed with “tweens” in mind.
The purpose of this camp is to enhance the social, creative, intellectual aspects of teen development through “themed” activities that are engaging and thought provoking.
This camp will be from June 22-Aug. 7 at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Participants must be between ages 12-15.
Application and $15 fee is due Wednesday, June 10, by 5 p.m. The camp is $35 per week and $180 for six weeks.
Space is limited to 25 children.
Additional costs will be a T-shirt and weekly trips and special events.
Summer puppet ministry
Puppets, talking animals, silly songs And free snow cones. What more could you want on a summer evening?
Join Central United Methodist Church for their 11th year of outdoor puppet ministry beginning on Saturdays, June 20 through Aug. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the church lot at the corner of Yadkin Avenue and Third Street in Spencer.
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the silly antics of the Circus Train. Fun for the whole family.

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