Community Programs

2018 Summer Opportunities

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort  
To Do:  Water Park, Mini Golf, Lazer Tag and more.
www.jellystoneguadalupe.com

Texas Lions Camp
A summer camping facility dedicated to serving children from the State of Texas with physical disabilities, Down syndrome, cancer and Type 1 Diabetes.  
For more information:  www.lionscamp.com or 830-896-8500


Kerr Arts and Cultural Center Summer Camps
Masks, wood working, sculptures, painting, etc.
Three art camps and one history camp.  
For more information:  www.kacckerrville.com or 830-895-2911

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library Summer Reading Program
Pick up a reading log and log the hours you read.  Also, check out all of the other activities offered at the library.  
June 1 - July 31, 2018
For more information:  www.bhmlibrary.org or 830-258-1274

Marshal Arts Classes at The Dietert Center
Teaches fitness, self defense, confidence and discipline
For more information:  www.clubed.net

Tecaboca Young Adventurer Day Camp
Catholic Day Camp in Mountain Home
June 4-8, 2018     Grades 1st - 6th
For more information:  www.tecaboca.com or 830-866-3425


Peace Lab Vacation Bible School
First Presbyterian Church
July 9-12, 2018
For more information:  830-257-3310


Family Community Vacation Bible School
Doyle School Community Center (St Paul's UMC)
July 29-31, 2018
For more information: 830-895-2212

Adventure for the City - Camp Eagle Day Camp
Kerrville First United Methodist Church
July 23-27, 2018
For more information:  www.kfumc.org or 830-257-0808

Youth Summer Camps at the Kroc Center
Offering a variety of camps at different times throughout the summer
for more information: www.kerrvillekroc.org


Camps at Mo-Ranch
Fun filled camps in Hunt
Mo-Ranch Day Camp (ages 6-11)
Mo-Ranch Summer Camp (ages 8-15)
For more information: www.summercamp.moranch.org

Museum of Western Art Summer Camp
June 5-8, 2018  (ages 5 and up)
Activities include: crafts, carving, whittling, pottery, sewing, etc 
For information:  www.museumofwesternart.com or 830-896-2553

Coach Cawthon's Swim School
Pools in Ingram and Kerrville
Weekly classes in June and July.
For more information:  830-928-7797

Faith Lab

City West Church Vacation Bible School
June 11-15, 2018
For more information:  www.citywest.org or 361-579-8209

PRAISE!!
Calvary Temple Church Vacation Bible School
"Where kids get down and lift God high"
June 18-22, 2018
For more information:  www.ctc.church or 830-895-3000

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Any Baby Can
Guiding Families from Crisis to Care

Since 1982, Any Baby Can has been a compass for families inneed.  Providing direction and guidance for families of children with special healthcare needs is at the heart of this agency. 

Any Baby Can believes that the child can be saved without losing the family.  Any Baby Can is a non-profit agency and all services are free of charge, regardless of income, to families who have child birth through 12 years with chronic illness, disability or developmental delay that live in Kerr County or one of the 17 surrounding counties. 

Services Provided:  (Depending on the need of the family)  Case Management,  Health and Wellness Programs,  Counseling,  Center for Infant & Child Loss,  Information and Referral,  Crisis Finanacial Assistance,  Autism Parent Services,  Sibling Support
Prescription Assistance (Available to Any Baby Can clients only)

For  more information, contact Any Baby Can at 830-792-4222 or go to their website at www.anybabycansa.org


Peterson Hospice offers Bridging the Gap
( Support for children and families who have lost someone in their life)

Bridging the Gap is a free grievance program that provides emotional support to children and parents/guardians who have experienced a death of someone significant in their life.  The 10 week program gives children the outlet and tools they need to express their grief while helping parents/guardians understand how to emotionally support the family through the loss.  

Small group sessions are held for children, ages 5-18, and adults every other Tuesday from October-February.  Each group is facilitated by a trained volunteer.  Bridging the Gap is an opportunity for children to experience unconditional love and caring while participating in creative activities that stimulate discussion about the grieving process.  Adult participation is encouraged.  Adult sessions are geared to help parents/guardians understand how to emotionally support the family through the loss.  

For more information, contact Peterson Hospice, 1121 Broadway, Kerrville, TX 78028, (830) 258-7799 or email them at bridgingthegap@petersonrmc.com


K'STAR Youth and Family Services

K'STAR offers services to families at no cost.  They are funded by the Texas Department of Protective ad Regulatory Services.  Services available include Family Crisis Intervention, Short Term Individual and Family Guidance, Youth Groups, Parent Groups, as well as In-Home and Office services.  For more information, contact the Kerrville K'STAR office at (830) 896-5404.  The office is located at 1016 East Main Street in Kerrville.  If you need immediate services, please contact their hotline at (830) 896-7827 or at 1-800-381-4617


First United Methodist Church
FOOD 4 KIDS PROGRAM
(Food for the Weekend for Children)


We are so blessed to be a part of this community, and want to be able to return that blessing.  Our schools do a wonderful job of feeding our children when they are at school, but sometimes there is not enough food at home for children over the weekends.  

Our church has developed a ministry to distribute food for children to take home over the weekend.  The food will be nutritious and easy for a child to prepare.  We want to be sure this program treats your family with respect and privacy.  If you are interested in enrolling your child in this program, please contact the school nurse, Merri Jean Seibel.  She has forms and helps to coordinate this program.  

If you are interested in helping the church with this program, please contact Merri Jean as well.  Thank you for helping your child succeed in school, we want to walk on that journey with you.  

Thank you,
Kerrville First United Methodist Church