Youth, 3rd - 12th grade, will spend a week long adventure, at Blue Knob Camp #2. What better place to enjoy God's creation, while having a great time of fun and knowing our Saviour more, than in the rustic setting of central Pennsylvania.. Activities, Crafts, Singing, Swimming, Bible Study, Games, Camp Fires, Stories, Hiking, Baking, Widerness Survival, and more. The blessings for these youngsters goes on and on! In order to get a glimps of the excitement, you need to check out some of the pics!
Grace Kids Camp
A weekend getaway for 3 nights and 3 days, in mid January. Youth 7th - 12th grade get a chance to get away from the world, have fun, and truly see Jesus Christ through Bible, prayer, singing, and fellowship. Various activities included but not limited to and always changing, are: football, hocky, volleyball, sledding, ice breaker games, various puzzle challenges, homemade worship videos, obstacle courses, relays and more. The food isn't just, "not to bad," it is great and more than you can eat.
UBU is just that! Open to Jr High through Sr High youth. The youth have as many as one to four chances for a special activity each month! One of those activities is an informal time of gathering and fellowshipping in the Gym. Basketball, Floor Hockey, Fussball, Air Hockey, Volleyball, Board games are typical favorites. The other activities each month varies, whether it is going to hockey game, having a hay ride, having a Pizza Bible study, a progressive dinner, day on the lake, camping, parade, all nighter at Slinky Action Zone, Winter Jam, and so much more. Young people have a great time with other Christian youth and they can just be themselves. Or as we tell them... U B U.
Club Programs meet every Monday night at 7pm during the September - May months. It is a great opportunity for youth to make friends, build lasting relationships, and grow in Jesus Christ. They earn activity and Bible badges, and have opportunity to go on outings, encampments, campouts, and other great activities. Clubs also has a mentorship program. Clubs are broken down into 3 groups: Pioneer Clubs K - 2nd grade. Pioneer Girls 3rd - 12th grade. Christian Service Brigade (boys) 3rd - 12th grade.
Typically held the week after area schools end for summer. This exciting week long program is held each June. Approximately 100 individuals will be attendance. Why not send your kindergarten through 12th grade child to VBS. It will be a blessing.
Altoona Bible Church provides lots of opportunities for young people to engage in missions activities. Our Local Missions Outreach Projects Team (LMOPS) organizes many opportunities to reach our region with the gospel and to help in times of need! Not only do adults get engaged in these life changing activites, but so do our young people. Typical activities include Door to door ministries, yard work for shut-ins, work parties at the Church and short term mission trips to Africa, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, etc.
Sunday School is at 9:30 AM. Some think Sunday School is just for Children. Yes, we have Sunday School Classes for all ages of children, but there are also five different Adult Classes. The Word of God rightly divided is central to the ministry of ABC. Sunday School provides a relaxed atmosphere for fellowship and opportunities to ask questions. Each class also has regular activities ranging from Bible Studies, Corn Boils, White Water Rafting, Family Gym times, Bowling nights, Christmas program for the youth, and more and more.
ABC Preschool provides a loving, caring environment where the children can grow Spiritually, Physically, Emotionally, Intellectually and Socially. ABEKA Preschool and K4 curriculum is a resource for our workbooks and visuals and lesson plans. The curriculum is presented as units of study each including the following areas: fine motor skills, gross motor skills, language, social skills, self help, prayer, group devotions, memorization of scripture and individual skill work. We have two classes, the Beginner class (ages 3-4) and the Pre-K class (ages 4-5). Our classes are small so each child receives the personalized help they need. For more information on Tuition or our PreSchool, or to Register your child please call the Church Office at (814) 942-2131