Summer 2018

Summer fun with a bunch of great people...yes, please! Join us for our 2018 Summer Camps. RSVP/Registration is required for each event. Deadline to submit payments is the Friday before each event!!


Learn and perform a musical in a week!

Learn and perform a musical in a week!
  • When? June 25-29 (Monday-Friday) from 9:00am-3:00pm + 10:00am Worship on July 1
  • Who? For Rising 2nd-7th graders with rising 8th grade Apprentice opportunity
  • Cost? $175 for rising 2nd-7th graders; scholarships available. 8th Grade Apprentices are only $75.


Campers who are rising 2nd-8th graders are invited to attend this fabulous camp where we learn a musical in a week! Campers will learn and practice acting, singing, choreography, and stagecraft, as well as studying the Bible story at the heart of the musical. Additional activities will include a talent show, fun-time in our gymnasium, making new friends (of course), and a field trip to perform our musical at a Retirement Home on Friday, June 29.  On Sunday, July 1, the musical will be presented at 10:00 worship in the sanctuary of Valley Community Presbyterian Church.
  • 8th grade Apprentices – Rising 8th graders will have a distinctive role at Music & Drama Camp. They will both help with certain aspects of the camp as well as have acting parts in the musical. Cost for 8th graders is only $75. 
  • Counselors – Students who are entering high school or college may inquire about serving as a camp counselor for this camp.
  • All: Bring a lunch and water bottle each day.

Game On! Vacation Bible School 

 Summer is about new experiences--exploring, learning, and making tons of memories. Let's discover God's AWE-some Creation!


  • When? July 23-27 from 9:00 am--Noon
  • Who? Kids ages 3 to rising 5th grade
  • Cost? $50/camper, with a maximum of $125/household

Calling all aspiring Picassos, Aretha Franklins and Leonardo DiCaprios!
(Or anyone who wants to CREATE and EXPLORE various forms of art.)

Each day will be a fun and creative learning adventure as campers rotate through three classes: music, drama, and visual art. Classes are engaging, hands-on, and playful. A recess and snack break will be included. Please send your child with a lunch each day. 
A creative week for rising 1st-6th graders. Campers will be grouped by age. 

When? July 23-27, from 12:00pm-3:00pm
Who? Rising 1st-6th graders
Cost? $75, with scholarships available

How do I pay?

  • Cash--drop off in Valley's church office (2nd floor, down the hallway from the gym)
  • Check--drop off or mail to Valley Community Presbyterian Church, 8060 SW Brentwood St, Portland, OR 97225; checks made to Valley Community Presbyterian Church or VCPC


How can I help?

Adults who love God and care about kids make our summer events AMAZING!
  • Fill out the "Volunteer Registration Form" on the Register Here links for each of the kids' camps above (Music & Drama, Vacation Bible School, or Arts Exploration Camp)
  • or email the church office if you're interested in helping in-between events or with the Youth (tweens, teens and young adults). Your help is appreciated, and you don't need a PhD in Church Stuff to be a part of the team!