SUMMER 2019 ACTIVITIES

This is going to be an exciting summer at Real Life LA! We've got a lot going on—a new building, retreats, VBS, student mission trips, and local activities—and hope you'll make amazing memories with us this summer!

VBS  |  Elementary  |  Preteens | Middle School  |  High School


 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

 

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KIDS: VBS is back for a third year, and open to kids entering Kindergarten through 5th grade (for Fall 2019). Each day includes fun activities, worship, games, snacks, small group time, and crafts. VBS is July 15-19, from 9am until 1pm daily. It will be held at our new church facility at Valley Center (5119 N Valley Center Ave).

LEADERS: If you're a student entering 6th-12th grade (for Fall 2019), college student, or adult, we also need your help! We need counselors/group leader, as well as help with crafts, games/recreation, snacks, audiovisual/tech, behind-the-scenes, security, and much more! 


 

ELEMENTARY (3rd-4th Grade)

 

Sunday Mornings | 9:00AM & 11:00am   We offer elementary ministry classes at both of our summer worship services. When you arrive at church, check-in with our registration table in the lobby, and start in service with your family for worship. We'll dismiss kids after a few songs. Then you'll head to the courtyard where our fantastic small group leaders will be waiting to take you to your classroom.

Sunday Mornings | 9:00AM & 11:00am

We offer elementary ministry classes at both of our summer worship services. When you arrive at church, check-in with our registration table in the lobby, and start in service with your family for worship. We'll dismiss kids after a few songs. Then you'll head to the courtyard where our fantastic small group leaders will be waiting to take you to your classroom.

Elementary Summer Camp | June 14-16   Calling all rising 3rd-4th graders! Come join us for a weekend of summer camp at Forest Home. We'll experience swimming, lake activities, hiking, crafts, fun, awesome worship, Bible studies, and fellowship with new and old friends. Don't miss out on this amazing summer tradition... register today, and don't forget to invite a friend with you to camp!   Cost:  $225 (early, before 6/2); $275 (regular, after 6/3)

Elementary Summer Camp | June 14-16

Calling all rising 3rd-4th graders! Come join us for a weekend of summer camp at Forest Home. We'll experience swimming, lake activities, hiking, crafts, fun, awesome worship, Bible studies, and fellowship with new and old friends. Don't miss out on this amazing summer tradition... register today, and don't forget to invite a friend with you to camp!

Cost: $225 (early, before 6/2); $275 (regular, after 6/3)


PRETEENS (5th-6th Grade)

 
Sunday Mornings | 9:00AM & 11:00am   We offer preteen ministry classes at both of our summer worship services. When you arrive at church, check-in with our registration table in the lobby, and start in service with your family for worship. We'll dismiss you after a few songs. Then you'll head to the courtyard where our fantastic small group leaders will be waiting to take you to your classroom.

Sunday Mornings | 9:00AM & 11:00am

We offer preteen ministry classes at both of our summer worship services. When you arrive at church, check-in with our registration table in the lobby, and start in service with your family for worship. We'll dismiss you after a few songs. Then you'll head to the courtyard where our fantastic small group leaders will be waiting to take you to your classroom.

5th/6th Summer Kickoff  | June 10 | 11am-5pm    6th Grade Pool Party | June 10 | 5:30-7:30pm   If you're a rising 5th or 6th grader, we invite you to join our student ministry team on a fun day adventure to Pasadena! We'll have lunch at Chick-fil-A before heading to Pasadena on the Metro Gold Line. We'll have fun, play games at Arroyo Park, and grab ice cream at Fair Oaks Pharmacy before heading home. Afterwards, 6th grade students are invited to join us for a pool party and dinner (5:30-7:30pm). Invite a friend to join us!

5th/6th Summer Kickoff | June 10 | 11am-5pm

6th Grade Pool Party | June 10 | 5:30-7:30pm

If you're a rising 5th or 6th grader, we invite you to join our student ministry team on a fun day adventure to Pasadena! We'll have lunch at Chick-fil-A before heading to Pasadena on the Metro Gold Line. We'll have fun, play games at Arroyo Park, and grab ice cream at Fair Oaks Pharmacy before heading home. Afterwards, 6th grade students are invited to join us for a pool party and dinner (5:30-7:30pm). Invite a friend to join us!

5th/6th Summer Camp | June 14-16   Rising 5th-6th graders: Come join us for a weekend of summer camp at Forest Home. We'll be staying at Lakeside, and RLLA is hosting our own retreat for the weekend. Activities will include swimming, ropes course, crud war, lake activities, hiking, awesome worship, and time on the mountain with friends. Invite a friend to join us for a great weekend with us at Forest Home.  Cost: $225 (early, before 6/2); $275 (regular, after 6/3)

5th/6th Summer Camp | June 14-16

Rising 5th-6th graders: Come join us for a weekend of summer camp at Forest Home. We'll be staying at Lakeside, and RLLA is hosting our own retreat for the weekend. Activities will include swimming, ropes course, crud war, lake activities, hiking, awesome worship, and time on the mountain with friends. Invite a friend to join us for a great weekend with us at Forest Home.

Cost: $225 (early, before 6/2); $275 (regular, after 6/3)

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (7th-8th Grade)

 

MS Sunday Mornings | 9 & 11am   We offer a weekly middle school gathering at both worship services. When you arrive at church, just join your family in the worship service. Then you'll be dismissed after announcements to join your friends in the lounge for middle school group.

MS Sunday Mornings | 9 & 11am

We offer a weekly middle school gathering at both worship services. When you arrive at church, just join your family in the worship service. Then you'll be dismissed after announcements to join your friends in the lounge for middle school group.

MS Summer Pool Party | July 18   We're hosting a summer pool party on Thursday, July 18th for all 7th-8th grade students. These will be from 4:30-6:30pm, and include swimming, dinner, and music. Bring a swimsuit, towel, and friend! Cost: Free   Location:  TBD

MS Summer Pool Party | July 18

We're hosting a summer pool party on Thursday, July 18th for all 7th-8th grade students. These will be from 4:30-6:30pm, and include swimming, dinner, and music. Bring a swimsuit, towel, and friend! Cost: Free

Location: TBD

MS Summer Kickoff | June 11 | 2-10pm   Rising 7th-8th graders: We're kicking off the summer with a beach party, worship, dinner, and bonfire! We'll depart Real Life via bus at 2:00pm and return around 10pm. There will be beach games, swimming, sunset worship, dinner, and devotional. Bring a friend!   Cost:  $20

MS Summer Kickoff | June 11 | 2-10pm

Rising 7th-8th graders: We're kicking off the summer with a beach party, worship, dinner, and bonfire! We'll depart Real Life via bus at 2:00pm and return around 10pm. There will be beach games, swimming, sunset worship, dinner, and devotional. Bring a friend!

Cost: $20

MS Mission Trip | June 23-29   Rising 7th-8th graders: The MS summer mission trip is a homeless outreach and poverty immersion in the Tenderloin district of downtown San Francisco. Our group is partnering with YWAM San Francisco to minister to the homeless on the streets, cook and serve hot meals, offer clinics and haircuts, pack food at the San Fran Food Bank, and learn more about urban missions.   Cost:  $425 (early rate), $525 (regular rate, after 6/2)

MS Mission Trip | June 23-29

Rising 7th-8th graders: The MS summer mission trip is a homeless outreach and poverty immersion in the Tenderloin district of downtown San Francisco. Our group is partnering with YWAM San Francisco to minister to the homeless on the streets, cook and serve hot meals, offer clinics and haircuts, pack food at the San Fran Food Bank, and learn more about urban missions.

Cost: $425 (early rate), $525 (regular rate, after 6/2)


 

HIGH SCHOOL (9th-12th Grade)

HS Summer Kickoff | June 7 | 2-10pm   Rising 9th-College: We're kicking off the summer with a beach party, worship, dinner, and bonfire! We'll depart Real Life via bus at 2:00pm and return around 10pm. There will be beach games, swimming, sunset worship, dinner, and devotional. Bring a friend!   Cost:  $20

HS Summer Kickoff | June 7 | 2-10pm

Rising 9th-College: We're kicking off the summer with a beach party, worship, dinner, and bonfire! We'll depart Real Life via bus at 2:00pm and return around 10pm. There will be beach games, swimming, sunset worship, dinner, and devotional. Bring a friend!

Cost: $20

HS Mission Trip | July 20-27   Rising 9th-College: The HS summer mission trip will focus on rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the north Houston suburb of Cypress, TX. Our team will help rebuild at least two flood-damaged homes with mission partner Hope Disaster Recovery. We'll stay in a local church and also serve with local homeless shelters and the Houston food bank. The trip will end with two nights in Austin.   Cost:  $625 (early rate), $725 (regular rate, after 6/2)

HS Mission Trip | July 20-27

Rising 9th-College: The HS summer mission trip will focus on rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the north Houston suburb of Cypress, TX. Our team will help rebuild at least two flood-damaged homes with mission partner Hope Disaster Recovery. We'll stay in a local church and also serve with local homeless shelters and the Houston food bank. The trip will end with two nights in Austin.

Cost: $625 (early rate), $725 (regular rate, after 6/2)