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Summer 2024

Summer 2024 @ Bethel

Bethel's Youth Ministry is vibrant and active in the summer with events and activities for kids of all ages! Check this page frequently because new events will continue to be added.

Scroll through this page for details on the following:

  • Middle School Mission Trip
  • High School Mission Trip
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Middle School - Cascade Bay Water Park
  • Camp Wapo
  • Kids Impact Day

Middle School Mission Trip - Milwaukee, WI

This summer, Bethel's Middle School Mission Trip will travel to the Milwaukee to partner with local organizations to provide service to others. The youth might work with food pantries, soup kitchens, local gardens or intergenerational care centers.  There will also be an opportunity to visit a water park for some well-earned fun!

This mission trip is in partnership with an organization called YouthWorks which has years of experience organizing mission trips for youth in Milwaukee.  

Fundraising opportunities will be arranged in the coming months. 

Dates: June 16-21
Deposit: $100
Cost: $500, minus the $100 deposit (includes housing, food, waterpark adventure & transportation)
Who: students currently in grades 6-8
Registration has closed.  Please contact Marcie Andrews to be added to a waiting list in case there are cancellations ( ).

Scholarships are available - click HERE to complete the application form.


High School Mission Trip - Memphis, TN

Registration is FULL!  If you are interested in being added to the waitlist, contact Marcie Andrews ( ).  No deposit is required until a spot is available. 

In the summer of 2024, Bethel's high school youth will travel to Memphis, Tennessee for a week of mission and learning! Memphis is one of the most religiously diverse cities in the country offering numerous opportunities to share God's love.  Students will partner with local pastors in the Memphis community serving those in need.  

Our mission trip partner, Praying Pelican Missions, has a long history of mission and service in this area.  

In addition to the mission work, there will be an opportunity to enjoy the local culture and rich history of the area.  On the drive to Memphis, the group will stop in St. Louis to tour the Arch.   

Dates: June 21-27
Cost: $650 (includes housing, food, activities & transportation)
Who: students in grades 9-12 for 2023-24
Deposit: $100 non-refundable to reserve your spot
Register HERE
Registration Deadline: May 1
Fundraising: Fundraising will be available to help offset the cost.

Praying Pelican Paperwork - Additional paperwork is required by Praying Pelican so be watching for an email from them soon. 

Scholarships are available - click HERE to complete the application form.


Vacation Bible School

Scuba: Diving into friendship with God!

SCUBA: Diving into friendship with God!

Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about!  Each day at Suba VBS, kids dive into field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures.

Kindergarten-5th Grade VBS

Dates: July 15-19, 9am - noon
Students:  Entering Kindergarten - 5th grade
Location: Highlands Campus, 504 Frontage Road, Hudson
Price per student: $40 before June 1, $45 on or after June 1
Registration Deadline: June 30
    Participants - Click HERE
    Volunteers - Click HERE


Preschool VBS

Dates: July 22-25, 9am - 11am
Students:  Preschoolers ages 3, 4 and Pre-K.  Participants must be age 3 by May 1, 2024 and potty trained (bathroom independent) - no exceptions.
Location: Highlands Campus, 504 Frontage Road, Hudson
Price per student: $35 before June 1, $40 on or after June 1
Registration Deadline: June 30
    Participants - Click HERE
Preschool Volunteer registration is currently paused and might open again on June 24.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, contact Marcie Andrews ( ).

Middle School - Cascade Bay Water Park, Eagan, MN

Middle School students entering 6th-8th grades are invited to a water park day at Cascade Bay in Eagan!  These events are always more fun with friends, so invite their friends to join them!

Who: students entering 6th-8th grades
Date: Wednesday, July 31
  10:00 am - depart from Bethel Downtown
  3:30pm - return to Bethel Downtown

Registration Cost: $15/student covers transportation and admission
Additional Money Needed: Lunch and snacks (no food can be brought into the park)
Items to Bring

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Goggles, if desired
  • Change of clothes
  • Plastic bag for wet clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen

Make Bethel Week at Camp Wapo part of your summer plans!

Camp Wapo is a great place for kids to have fun, build friendships and grow closer to God!  There are programs for all ages.  Students can register for any week, but during Bethel Week transportation is provided to and from camp.  

Click HERE to register.

SEEDS - August 2-4
Students currently in grades 1-3.
This weekend camp is a great transition to church camp away from home with fewer campers onsite and a shortened duration yet still packs in all the fun!

YOUTH CAMP - August 4-9
Students currently in grades 4-9
This weeklong camp attracts students with lots of fun activities as a place to learn about and celebrate Jesus' love for us and the world.

ONE DAY - August 7
Students currently in grades 1-3
This daylong introduction to church camp gets the youngest campers familiar with the space and activities and gets them excited to return for a weekend or week in the coming years!

For more information regarding the Camp Wapo programs, visit lakewapo.org.

Splat Tag (students entering 6th-9th grades)

Details & Registration coming spring 2024



August 5, 9am - 3pm
Bethel Highlands

Kids Impact Day!
Get ready for a day of service, devotion and fun!  Students will begin the day with a devotion & games followed by an age-appropriate service project.  Following lunch, students will be transported by the Bethel van to a fun activity!  Everyone will return to Highlands for a final snack and short devotion.

Click HERE for registration.

Hudson Backpack Program

Bethel supports the Hudson Backpack Program and encourages everyone to be involved whether you are receiving support to reduce food insecurity or you are a volunteer to support this valuable program.  Click HERE to receive support or to volunteer.