Director of Christian Education and Youth Programs – News

Tweener Events (for 3rd – 6th graders)

Saturday, February 8 — 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. — Game night at Bower Hill

We will meet at the church for group games and mixers.  A snack will be provided, but not a full meal.

March 14-15 — Tweener Retreat at Camp Crestfield

Youth in grades 3th-6th are invited to travel as a group for an overnight retreat at Camp Crestfield.  We leave Bower Hill on Saturday, March 14, around 9:00 a.m., and return on Sunday before noon.  This event is a TON of fun and designed specifically to introduce campers to the retreat experience.  We will meet up with tweens from churches across the greater Pittsburgh area, to experience worship, games, music, and fun exploring the awesome activities available at Crestfield.  Cost of the trip is $85 per person.  Make checks payable to BHCC.  Deadline to register is Sunday, February 9.  If you are interested in chaperoning, please let Amy know.

Upcoming Youth Events (for 8th-12th grades)

Our youth calendar is full of special events for youth grades 8 and up.  Here are the events planned in February.  You can pick up a copy of the full calendar of events in Amy’s office.

Sunday, February 2 — 6:30-9:00 p.m. – Super Bowl Party at Bower Hill

Sunday, February 16 — 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. – The Event 3.0 at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church

The Event 3.0 is our third annual youth group for the whole Presbytery.  All youth, grades 8-12, are welcome to join us for an evening of games, worship, a message, and fellowship with their peers from around the Presbytery.  Held at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, this is sure to be a great night for all who attend.

April 17-19 – 2nd Annual Spring Retreat with Sunset Hills at Camp Ligonier.

Youth Mission Trip Update – July 5-10, 2020

Due to changes from YouthWorks, our youth mission team will now be traveling to Charleston, WV.  In this more urban location, our youth will serve and build relationships with a variety of people in Charleston through the Boys & Girls Club, Union Mission and local senior centers, as well as partnering with a local church through facilitating children’s programming.  We still have room for additional youth and chaperones, so if you are interested, please see Amy.

Save the Date — Jr. Day Camp & Day Camp

It may not feel like summer, but summer will be here before we know it.  Bower Hill’s Day Camp / Jr. Day Camp will be the week of July 27-31.

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