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A Single Day Fun Event (Urban Kids Camp)

september, 2021

25sep9:00 AM3:00 PMA Single Day Fun Event (Urban Kids Camp)9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 (9 AM – 3 PM PDT)

Location: Sherman Oaks UMC (14401 Dickens St, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423)


Cost: Free, but online registration is required.

RSVP Deadline: September 21, 2021  September 22, 2021


Urban Kids Camp Ministry A Single Day Fun Event is a Service Project, Growth & Engagement, Fun Competition & Creative Arts event. This event is sponsored by the Cal-Pac Committee on Camping, Outdoor and Retreat Ministries, the Cal-Pac Urban Camp & Retreat Ministry Task Force, and Sherman Oaks UMC. 

Theme: “Giving Back”

Keynote Text: Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. – Matthew 25:40


  • Service Project (9 AM – 11 AM): Assembling hygiene kits* for the unhoused (“homeless”) in our community
  • Eat & Engage (11 AM – 12 Noon): Pizza & Salad lunch with a follow-up camp discussion about “Branding Your Purpose” by “Giving Back” with leaders & trailblazers in their field
  • Fun (12 Noon – 2 PM): Nerf War Competition II in SOUMC’s large hall (masks required for competition) featuring:
    ◇ Capture The Flag
    ◇ Last Man Standing
    ◇ Body Guard/Secret Service
    ◇ Rescue the Prisoner
  • Creative Arts (2 PM – 3 PM): Young People & otherwise are encouraged to share Spoken Word, rap, artwork, skits, videos, poetry relating to our theme “Giving Back” and our keynote text Matthew 25:40… plus a bonus: mini JAM Church Concert!

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Masks are required for everyone during this event, both for outdoor & indoor portions. Anyone arriving with symptoms of COVID-19 or showing symptoms during the event will be asked to go home for their safety and the safety of the community.

All adult leaders/chaperones need to have current clearance by “Safe Gatherings” and provide either your vaccination card or a recent negative COVID-19 test result.

*Hygiene Kits: Participants are encouraged to bring items or make a donation at the event that will make up the hygiene kits. Donations can also be dropped off at Sherman Oaks UMC in advance of the event. Travel-size items include: shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razor, combs, nail clippers, sunscreen, rain ponchos.

These hygiene kits will support the NoHo Home Alliance Drop In Access Center in North Hollywood.


For questions, please contact Sherman Oaks UMC at or 818.789.0351.