Sunday, August 25
9:30 – 10:45 am

Parent Connect for Students and Parents

  • Valley Community Center
  • No RSVP required – just show up

This is a special program to provide a shared experience for 6th-12th grade students and their parents. The morning is specifically designed knowing that students will be in attendance with their parents. This is NOT a parent meeting. It is a time to grow closer as a family and learn how to follow Jesus in your home every day.

Sunday, August 25
2 – 5 pm

Pool Party

  • RSVP by Sunday, August 25
  • Cost: $5
  • Drop off and pick up at Zoe Olsen’s House: 9588 NW 74th Place, Grimes, IA  50111

Swim in the pool, jump on the trampoline, shoot hoops, or play in the yard. We’ll have plenty of options for fun during the Pool Party! We will serve ice cream sundaes! Boys-No Speedos. Girls-Wear a one-piece suit or a two-piece suit with a dark t-shirt on top.

Register for Pool Party
Wednesday, August 28
6:30-8:00pm

Middle School Night at the VCC (For students entering 6th-8th grade this fall)

  • No RSVP required
  • Eat dinner before you come

The Valley Community Center is opening its doors for a 6th-8th grade takeover! This is a low-key night for students to come and hang out, play games, and connect with other middle schoolers.

September 8, 15, and 22
11:00am-12:15pm

Youth Leadership Class

  • Valley Community Center Hideaway (TV Room)
  • Cost: Free
  • RSVP by September 7

We are offering an optional Youth Leadership Class for any 6th-8th grade student who chooses to attend. The sessions are different and build upon one another. Students must be able to attend at least two out of the three sessions.  The class will give students practical tools and ideas to help them navigate life in four key areas: Stand Up & Be Counted (Stop Bullying), Learning to Fail Forward to Success, Developing a Positive Self-Image and Developing Strong Personal Character. Click here to register your child.

Register for Youth Leadership Class