Summer Stretch is a day of service and fun for youth in 6th - 10th grade. It takes place on 7 Thursdays during June and July. Come and share in the work and the play. Registration and other information can be found in the "Forms and Links" section below.
Moonlight Madness is an all night lock-out party! It takes place twice per year and is for 6th - 9th graders and their friends. Registration information can be found in the "Forms and Links" section below.
Camp Castaway is a Young Life camp in Detroit Lakes. Youth attend this camp for a week over the summer where they learn to take Christ’s claim on their lives seriously and hear that they are beloved by God. Registration information can be found in the "Forms and Links" section below.
Camp Wapogasset is a summer camp for kids in grades 3-11 to learn to be disciples of Jesus. Each year Oak Grove has fund-raisers to help those who otherwise could not go to camp. Registration, health forms, and more information can be found on Camp Wapogasset’s website found through the link below in the "Forms and Links" section.
Confirmation - For youth in 7th, 8th and 9th grade, this faith formation program meets Wednesday nights during the school year. Students are saying "yes" to their baptism by class lessons, Bible study, prayer, service, retreats and a program for students and family. We believe kids are loved into the kingdom, not only through knowledge, but also through relationships with caring adults who point to Jesus. Contact Pastor Brice for details. For a confirmation schedule and more information on registration see the "Forms and Links" section below.
Young Life - Camp Castaway is an outreach to Richfield high school students and meets Mondays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Each year, they spend a week at Camp Castaway in northern Minnesota. Contact Pastor Brice for more information.
Young Life Club - Mondays at Hope Presbyterian Gym at 6:30-8:00 pm for 9-12 graders. Bring your friends. Starts September 16.
Wyld Life Club - Thursdays at Hope Presbyterian Gym at 6:30-8:00 pm for 6-8 graders. Starts September 19.
Youth Leadership Team (YLT). For youth who want to do youth ministry. Aimed at youth in 9th - 12th grade. This team gathers at 12:15 in the youth room and meets once a month to plan and pray. Contact Pastor Brice.
Teens Encounter Christ is a retreat for 9th - 12th graders - only $40. Check the website below for applications and information for parents and kids.
Practicing the Presence is a time of quiet and scripture. It means awakening to the presence of God through silent prayer in a contemplative stance with God. Lectio divina, centering prayer, and the examen are all practices utilized during this time of prayer. Practicing the Presence takes place in the Spiritual Formation Room on Sundays from 10:00-10:45 AM.
Boy Scouts - Troop 262 has about 24 boys between the ages of 11 and 18 and 12 adult volunteers and meets Mondays at 7 p.m. in the gym. If you are interested, contact the church office.
Youth Forms and Links
Summer Stretch Forms and Information:
Camp Wapogasset Information
**Note: Costs are different and updated on this version of the letter--and different then listed on the mailed copy
NEW THIS YEAR: Register online only
Family Account - Due to our new software, each family will need to create a NEW account. This is true for all families regardless of previous camper experience. This account will be used for registration, health forms, camp store, camper email and other new functions.