Volunteers are also needed!

Help with logistics, lead an activity, share a special skill or talent, or just provide a supportive presence. Sign up for a few hours or every day. Training will be provided. Please contact Daniel Romero, Minister of Faith Formation at First Congregational UCC. Daniel is co-directing the camp along with Martha Bardwell and Deb Murphy. Call him at: 612-331-3816, or email him at:

 Some of our 2014 volunteers

Other ways to help

  1. Invite kids to participate. Share information, help them get registered.
  2. Give a financial gift toward camper scholarships.
  3. Pray for the campers.  Ask God to bless them with good health, curious faith, and a sense of belonging. Thank God for this collaboration of so many different congregations..and the kids who bring us all together. 

South Minneapolis Day Camp 2017

Blessed 2 Be

June 19 - 23

Come and learn about how we are blessed by God to be a blessing in the world through music, story, art, play, field trips, and more!

  • What: A progressive ecumenical summer day camp experience in South Minneapolis offering faith formation in a fun, safe, Christ-centered and relational setting. Includes worship, crafts, games, lunch and field trips.
  • When: June 19 - 23, 9am-4pm, M-F
  • Where: Bethel Lutheran Church,
    4120 17th Ave. S, Minneapolis 55407
  • Who: Entering K - Entering 8th graders
  • Cost: $25 per camper, $60 max for families. Scholarships available. Make checks payable to First Congregational UCC.
  • Registration: Instructions and a link to the registration form.

Sponsoring Congregations:  Our Saviour’s Lutheran, Bethel Lutheran, Calvary Lutheran, First Christian (Disciples of Christ), First Congregational UCC, Zion Lutheran, Judson Memorial Baptist, University Lutheran Church of Hope, Salem Lutheran, St. John’s Lutheran, Augustana Lutheran, Lyndale UCC, Lake of the Isles Lutheran, Living Table UCC and Living Spirit UMC.

For more information:Contact Daniel Romero, Minister of Faith Formation at First Congregational UCC. Daniel is co-directing the camp along with Martha Bardwell and Deb Murphy. Call him at: 612-331-3816, or email him at:


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