Youth Activities

  Youth Activities  

Valley View Youth Activities

 
Everyone (non-members included) are welcome at all Youth Activities.
Contact Pastor Bode (443-6663) or Hanna Hollatz (see Valley View Facebook) for more information.

Sunday School and Choir (and Treats)

Sunday School meets during the school year for 45 minutes (11:30-12:15)  after church.  The kids choir practices for about 15 mintues at 11:15 am.  The kids have a devotion, a Bible story and other activities. Preschool though 8th grade.  Ends in mid-May and resumes in mid-September (Sept. 16, 2018).

Don't forget about the treats!  Every Sunday after Church! 


Youth Group  The kids get together and have informal gatherings where they strengthen Christian relationships and fellowship.  Meets monthly for dinner,  Bible devotions with real life application, games, service projects, and just plain clean fun! Bible studies focus on being a Christian, preparing youth for the "tough questions in today's world, and "heart centered" service projects. Usually meets at church from 6:30-8:30.  Everyone welcome! Bring friends!  

Confirmation (Catechism Class)

This is more than just Sunday School.  This is a doctrine class for kids in 6th - 8th grades.  Wednesday's after school.  Wednesdays at 5:30.


Special Events and Camps

 

Soccer Camp For three days the kids run, play soccer, and apply Bible truths to their lives. Includes an optional kids church service.  Ages 5-12. July 16-18, 2018, in Helena, June 25-29, 2018 in Missoula.
 

Fall Festival 2018.  A time to celebrate fall with traditional kids activites and food.  A Fall Carnival is scheduled for Fall 2018.

Christmas For Kids  A one-day event where kids come and do fun Christmas-related things. December 1, 2018.  The 2017 theme was Christmons.

Easter Egg Hunt  We hide about 1,500 eggs each year for the community kids to find.  There are refreshments afterwards. Easter Saturday at 11 am. 

 

 

Kids Summer Camp Opportunities - Summer 2018

Panther Camp, early June, (5th-9th grades), Watertown, SD

Outdoor Camp, June (ages 5 and up)  Shining Mountains Church in Bozeman, MT
Catechism Camp, June,  (6th-9th grades), Black Hills, SD

WELS National Youth Rally, June 26-29, Bowling Green, OH (wels.net/2018youthrally)

Soccer Camp, July 16-18, (ages 5 and up) Valley View, Helena

Summer Camp, June 25-29 (ages 5 and up) Living Savior, Missoula
Camp Luther. June 17-22  (5th-9th grade), Sibley State Park (N of Willmar, MN)

Vacation Bible School, August (ages 5 and up) Mountain View, Great Falls

 
Past Youth Group Information
 

Sunday School offerings are given for mission work.

Spring 2018 - LWMS Kidscare
Fall 2017 - Good Shepherd for Williston Mission

Spring 2017  - WELS Christian Aid and Relief
Fall 2016  - Mission work in Nepal


Past Youth Group Activities include:

March 2018 - Stuffing Eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt. 

November/December - Caroling at assisted living homes.

October 27th. Martin Luther activities.

September 29th.  World Missions activities.

August 25th, Sleepover at Church

August 11th, Served Helena's "Lunch in the Park" program

July 21, 2017, Dinner and planning "Lunch in the Park" for August. 

May 12, 2017, Dinner and talk about "Mission" activities.

 March 17, 2017, Dinner and stuffing eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt.

February 10, 2017, Dinner and crafts and "Building on God's Foundation".

October 28, 2016. Pizza and games with a "Reformation Review". 



Kids Summer Camp Opportunities - Summer 2017 

Panther Camp, June 5-10, 2017 (5th-9th grades), Watertown, SD

Outdoor Camp, June (ages 5 and up)  Shining Mountains Church in Bozeman, MT
Catechism Camp, June 18-23, 2017 (6th-9th grades), Black Hills, SD

WELS National Youth Rally, June 22-25, Orlando, FL

Soccer Camp, June 19-21, (ages 5 and up) Valley View, Helena

Summer Camp, June 26-30 (ages 5 and up) Living Savior, Missoula
Camp Luther. July 16-21 (HS age), Great Plains Lutheran High School,  Watertown, SD

Vacation Bible School, August (ages 5 and up) Mountain View, Great Falls
 

Kids Summer Camp Opportunities - Summer 2016

Panther Camp, June 5-10., 2016 (5th-9th grades), Watertown, SD

Catechism Camp, June 6-10, 2016 (6th-9th grades), Black Hills, SD

WELS National Youth Rally, June 28-July 1, Greeley, CO

Soccer Camp, July 11-13, (ages 5 and up) Valley View, Helena

Summer Camp, July 18-22 (ages 5 and up) Living Savior, Missoula

Vacation Bible School, July 25-29 (ages 5 and up) Mountain View, Great Falls