Kids Summer 2018!

At Normandale we believe that all opportunites should be available to all children. Scholarships are available to help with activity costs, if needed. Please contact Kari Warnke, Director of Children and Family Ministry for more details at 952.977.9350 /

Interested in middle school & high school youth summer activities? Click here >

vbs 2017VBS  |  June 18-21

Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Kids will be anchored in the truth that God carries them through life's storms. Shipwreck is filled with incredible Bible learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste. Come enjoy activity stations like Castaway Sing and Pay, KidVid Cinema, Imagination Station, Ship Rec Games, Tropical Treats and Bible Discovery. Kids will find that Jesus rescues them when life gets stormy!
Who: Kids | age 4- 5th grade
What : Vacation Bible School
When: June 18-21 | 9-12
Cost: Before May 15, $40/child or $90 max/family
After May 15, $45/child or $100 max/family
VBS registration closes June 10, 2018.  
*Volunteer all 4 days & your kids attend free!

Summer Stretch  |  July 10-12  |  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Calling all middle schoolers... Be Bold, Strong & Courageous! Join in three great days of fun, adventure,
and service. Invite your friends!

Who: Kids who have completed 5th grade - completed 7th grade
What: 3 days of worship, games, service, and adventure!
When: July 10-12 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $95
Register by May 1!

We’ll spend each morning at NLC worshiping, playing games, and doing a service project for the community.  After lunch we’ll take a bus to a MYSTERY location for a fun afternoon!  A water park?  The MN Zoo?  Valleyfair?  An IMAX movie? Rock Climbing?  You’ll have to experience it to find out! Questions? Contact Maggie Jones at 952.929.1697 x369 / OR Kari Warnke at 952.977.9350 /


Camp Wapo

NEW! Camp Vermillion: All-Normandale Youth Camp | Aug 5-10

We are so excited to announce that NLC kids and youth graduating from grades 3-12 have the opportunity to attend our NEW CAMP EXPERIENCE at Camp Vermilion in Cook, Minnesota at a one-of-a-kind, specially tailored week of camp in God’s Great Northwoods just for Normandale kids, youth and friends!

Camp Vermilion is a beautiful camp on Lake Vermilion four hours north of the Cities. It will be a week of a lifetime: canoeing, learning camping skills, cooking over a fire, teamwork, deepening friendships and making new NLC friends, being silly, laughing, and learning what it means to live and love as God’s people in the world.

Camp Vermilion (of Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry) carefully selects their staff in order to provide the best experience possible for each camper, including yummy meals for hungry campers. Everything VLM does is to help kids see it truly is great to be alive in God's Great Northwoods!

Camp Vermilion

We’ll offer camp programs for:

     Seekers: Completed grades 3 & 4
     Trekkers: Completed grades 5 & 6
     Explorers: Completed grades 7 & 8
     Junior Counselors*: Completed grades 9-12
     *Applications and a counselor training session are prerequisites for being a Jr. Counselor.

Who: All students completing 3rd - 12th grade
When: Aug 5-10
Where: Camp Vermilion, Cook, MN
Cost: $440/camper
Transportation: Bus

Family Camp at Camp Wapo  |  August 10-12

Family Camp at Camp Wapogasset Lutheran Bible Camp is a marvelous, unforgettable time for families of all ages. Join other Normandale families and friends for a weekend of fun, fellowship, crafts, campfires, swimming, and kid-friendly Bible studies.
Stay comfortably in single family cabins all with their own bathrooms. No need to cook as we’ll dine together in the dining hall. The family maximium cost for the weekend is just $250 including meals. Join us!

Who: Calling all families!
What: It’s a weekend of family fun in faith
When: August 10-12
Cost: $250 max/family

Click here to download a form to fill out and print>

Questions? Contact Maggie Jones at 952.929.1697 x369 / OR Kari Warnke at 952.977.9350 /

Boys and Girls Choir Camp  |  August 14-15

A Normandale Summer Tradition! Kids love hopping on the bus for a night away at choir camp. Singing with Mrs. Oliphant, swimming, volleyball, a game of Capture the Prom Dress, a campfire, and more make this a summer adventure your kids won't want to miss. (Scholarships available.)

Who:  Kids completing 2nd - 5th grade
When:  August 14-15
Where:  Luther Park Camp, Danbury, WI
Cost:  Before May 1  |  $100/camper
          After May 1  |  $110/camper

Transportation:  Bus


Preschool Summer Camps  |  May - June 2018

Join us this summer for Normandale Preschool’s fabulous summer camps!  Visit us Down on the Farm, for some barnyard fun, play with the science of color in our Red, Yellow, Blue, Rainbow camp and join us for a number hunt in our final week of camp, Numbers Can Be Fun! Don’t forget to bring a lunch, as we will eat together in our classroom or have a picnic outdoors!

Who:    Children age 3 by June 1, 2018 through age 5, pre-kindergarten. Children will be grouped according to age and must be toilet trained.
When:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            May 29-June 1     Down on the Farm
            June 4-7              Red, Yellow, Blue, Rainbow
            June 11-14          Numbers Can Be Fun
Cost:   $120 per week     Non-refundable, $25 registration fee is due with registration

There are limited spaces, so sign up early! Full payment is due by May 25, 2018.


Blessing Place Summer Camps  |  May - June 2018

Please join us for 4 weeks of fabulous summer camps at Blessing Place - sign up for one or all four! Who is invited? – All students returning to Blessing Place in the fall and those who are 18 – 35 months old by May 1, 2018.  (Also, those who are not potty trained or not old enough to go to the Normandale Preschool Camps.) Space is limited, so register early!  Applications will be accepted in the order they are received.

When:  Tues/Wed/Thurs, 9:00 am – 12:30
              May 29 –  31      Dinosaurs, dinosaurs, dinosaurs!
              June 5   – 7        Exploring our Earth
              June 12 – 14      Under the Sea
              June 19 - 21      Making Music!
Cost:  $130.00/week      Non-refundable registration fee of $25.00 is due with registration. Tuition is due by May 25, 2018.