Day Camp

Entering Grades 1-4

GENEVA Day Camp engages a child’s sense of curiosity, fun, and adventure. Energetic and compassionate counselors walk side-by-side with campers through fun-filled days of pool time, crafts, outdoor games, and worship. This beginning experience is a great opportunity for campers to learn more about God and His wild love for us.

Camp Experiences

D2: June 17-21 (1st-3rd grades)
D3L: June 24-28 (1st-2nd grades)
D4: July 1-4 (1st-3rd grades)
D6: July 15-19 (1st-3rd grades)
D7L: July 22-26 (1st-2nd grades)
D8: July 29-August 2 (1st-3rd grades)
D9L: August 5-9 (1st-2nd grades)
D10: August 12-15 (1st-3rd grades)

GENEVA Day Camp engages a child’s sense of curiosity, fun, and adventure. Energetic and compassionate counselors walk side-by-side with campers through fun-filled days of pool time, crafts, outdoor games, and worship. This beginning experience is a great opportunity for campers to learn more about God and His wild love for us.

D1L: June 10-14 (1st-2nd grades)
D1R: June 10-14 (3rd-4th grades – also includes Thursday Overnight)

Special guests Joel Schoon Tanis and Steve Carigon will join us this week to help campers experience a high-energy, art-filled, creativity-inspired week.

3rd-4th grades
D1R: June 10-14 – Imagination Week
D3R: June 24-28
D5L: July 8-12
D7R: July 22-26
D98R: August 5-9

These are special sessions where all 3rd & 4th grade campers will stay over Thursday night in cabins for a fun-filled taste of overnight camp. Evening activities, sleeping in a cabin, and camp meals over the fire and in the dining hall make this experience extra special.

D5R: July 8-12 (2nd-4th grades)

This experience, open to 2nd-4th graders, is for children in Spanish Immersion school programs or whose families are native Spanish speakers. Bringing together Spanish Immersion Students and the West Ottawa Summer Migrant School sets the tone for a day of camp that crosses cultural and linguistic boundaries. Bilingual camp staff eagerly share about our unity in Christ while leading worship, Bible study and activities in Spanish.

Early Drop-Off

Early Drop-off is available Tuesday – Friday only (Tuesday – Thursday for Sessions D4 and D10)

Drop your child off at the GENEVA Center between 7:30-8:00am. They will eat breakfast with the Day Camp staff and then go to the area they’ve been assigned to for the week and have a chance to play on the playground while the other campers are arriving. $20 for the week ($15 for Sessions D4 and D10).

Typical Day

7:30-8:00am Early Drop-off option (Tuesday - Friday only)
8:30-9:00am Drop-off and opening activities
9:15am Songs & Skits (large group worship and teaching time)
9:45am Bible study time in small groups
10:30am Craft and morning snack
11:00am Large group activity
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Swimming pool and splash park
2:30pm Story time and afternoon snack
3:15pm Songs & Skits
4:00pm Small group time and closing activities
4:30-5:00pm Pick-up

For Parents

Have questions? Check our Parent FAQs page.

Packing List Day Camp

What to Bring

All items should be labeled with camper’s name!

  • Bible & Pen
  • Back pack or gym bag (must be labeled with camper’s full name)
  • Tennis shoes or sandals with back straps; no flip-flops, please
  • Sweatshirt or jacket (it is often cooler by the lake!)
  • Reusable water bottle (must be labeled with camper’s full name)
  • Swimsuit (1-piece suits required- see dress code)
  • Beach Towel
  • Sunscreen & Bug Spray
  • Plastic bag for wet items
  • Sack lunch
    • All lunches will be refrigerated.
    • We will provide milk at lunch and both a morning and an afternoon snack each day.
    • Please note: Day Camp is PEANUT FREE so please do not send anything containing peanuts or peanut products with your child.

Note: This packing list is also included in the Printable Confirmation Packet below and in the confirmation we emailed shortly after you registered.

Optional Items

  • Lifejacket, if needed. If a camper comes with a lifejacket, he/she will be required to wear it and stay in the shallow end of the pool.

Confirmation Packet Day Camp

Once your child is registered, you will receive a complete Day Camp Confirmation Packet with everything else you need to know before coming to camp, including directions, check-in and closing program times, etc.

A Note About Breakfast

Campers should eat breakfast before arrival each day unless they are signed up for early drop-off.

Check-In & Closing Program Times

Check-in/Drop-off

Monday morning check-in: 9:15am

Drop-off other days: 8:30-9:00am

Optional Early Drop-off other days (must register for Early Drop-0ff): 7:30-8:00am

Pick-up

Between 4:30-5:00pm each day

Last day closing program: 4:30pm

Printable Confirmation

  • This Printable Day Camp Confirmation contains all the information you need to know before your week of camp except for your personal information.
  • Personal information such as the session you are registered for and your receipt will be emailed to you within 2 weeks after you register, and again as a reminder about 2 weeks before your session begins.
  • Once a camper is registered, all communication will be done via the email address entered in the online registration form.

Busing

Busing is available for an additional $30 for the week. ($24 for weeks D4 and D10)

We will provide busing both ways every day except on the last day, we will only provide busing in the morning. Parents are encouraged to come for the closing program at 4:30pm and sign their camper out with the counselor after the program ends.

Week 1 – June 10-14

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Fellowship Reformed, 6610 36th Ave, Hudsonville 8:00am 5:15pm
Faith Reformed, 220 W Central Ave, Zeeland 8:30am 4:45pm

 

Week 2 – June 17-21

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Hamilton Reformed, 3554 Lincoln Rd, Hamilton 8:15am 5:15pm
Ridge Point Church, 340 104th Ave, Holland 8:35am 4:50pm

Week 3- June 24-28

Location Pick-up Drop-off
South Harbor, 1907 64th St SW, Byron Center 8:00am 5:20pm
Hudsonville Reformed, 3950 Highland Dr, Hudsonville 8:30am 4:55pm

Week 4 – July 1-4

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Central Wesleyan, 446 W 40th St, Holland 8:15am 5:00pm
Engedi Church, 710 Chicago Dr #100, Holland 8:35am 4:45pm

Week 5 – July 8-12

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Fair Haven, 2900 Baldwin St, Hudsonville 8:00am 5:15pm
Community Reformed,  10376 Felch St, Zeeland 8:30am 4:45pm

Week 6 – July 15-19

Location Pick-up Drop-off
First Reformed, 3060 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville 8:00am 5:20pm
First Reformed, 148 E Central Ave, Zeeland 8:30am 4:45pm

Week 7 – July 22-26

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Fellowship Reformed, 6610 36th Ave, Hudsonville 8:15am 5:00pm

Week 8 – July 29-August 2

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Jamestown Reformed, 2554 Riley St, Jamestown 8:00am 5:20pm
Community Reformed, 10376 Felch St,  Zeeland 8:30am 4:45pm

Week 9 – August 5-9

Location Pick-up  Drop-off
First Reformed, 3060 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville 8:00am 5:25pm
Fair Haven Ministries, 2900 Baldwin St, Hudsonville 8:20am 5:00pm

Week 10 – August 12-15

Location Pick-up Drop-off
Fellowship Reformed, 6610 36th Ave, Hudsonville, MI 8:00am 5:15pm
Community Reformed,  10376 Felch St, Zeeland 8:30am 4:45pm

Online Registration