Brevard First United Methodist ChurchWeekday Children's Program
A Christian program for children ages 1-5, where they experience and learn about God’s love while providing social, spiritual, and intellectual growth.
-To create a network of support and caring communication between parents of young children; to offer parents a time away from children and at the same time offer assurance of the child’s safety and well-being.
-To provide children of the First United Methodist Church families a vital connection with their own church beyond regular Sunday activities.
-To service as an avenue of outreach and ministry to the community beyond First United Methodist Church, to provide a doorway through which persons may learn of the ministries and fellowship of the First United Methodist Church, and to foster faith and friendship for parents and children.
-Providing the best child-care possible for each child; providing warmth, love, safety, care for health, intellectual stimulation, conversation, and a place to grow.
-Establishing communication with parents in order to insure a mutually satisfying experience at home and in preschool.
-Helping each child grow physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually; helping each child reach his/her greatest potential.
-Planning play experiences that enable each child to develop in fait, cognitive growth, social growth, motor skills, self-help skills, and language skills.
2022-2023 Registration Form
A Word from the
Camp Rainbow Director
Dear Camp Rainbow Parents,
I am delighted to inform you that we are making great progress in getting ready for your children to participate in Camp Rainbow. We are fully staffed with:
One’s Class: Teachers are Emily Hughes & Meghan Robinson
Two’s Class: Teachers are Kelly Merrill & Jess Bracken
Three’s Class: Teachers are Sabrina Tyler & Julie Hitchcock
As you know, we will run a 4-day program (Mon–Thurs) 9am-12pm. There will be themes for each week.
- Week 1 (June 20-23): “Anything Can Happen” STEM experiments and science & math games.
- Week 2 (June 27-30): Camping Adventures & Activities
- No Camp July 4th week
- Week 3 (July 11-14): Pirates & Fairies
- Week 4 (July 18-21): Under the Sea – Water activities all week
Please include the following items in your child’s backpack daily:
- Change of Clothes
- Diapers/wipes, if needed
- A sippy cup or thermos (with a straw) of water
- White T-shirt, pre-washed, ready to tie dye (we will keep them here til we tie-dye)
Please mark all items with your child’s name. Please also apply sunscreen and bug spray each morning as we plan most activities for outside. Hats/caps and close-toe shoes are recommended.
Masks will be optional, per NC Health Department guidelines for childcare programs. If you wish for your child to wear a mask while indoors, we will see that that happens. All other protocols for positive COVID cases will continues (5 days out of camp from on-set of symptoms/positive result plus 5 days of wearing a mask after return to camp). We will continue with heightened sanitation procedures with frequent hand washing, cleaning of areas, & air filter stations in each classroom.
Drop off for 1’s & 2’s will be at the classroom doors that enter the playground. 3-4’s will be at the side entrance to the church under the archway connecting the sanctuary with the chapel. We will set up sign-in stations for temp checks & your initials. We will mark the area with balloons for the first day. Pick-up will be from the playground, as usual unless there is rain. In that case, Pick-up will be in the classrooms.
Please do not hesitate to call me if you have further questions 828-883-9026 or my cell phone: 828-384-1211. You should be hearing directly from your child’s teacher before start of Camp Rainbow on June 20 with any other information they need to share with you.
I am looking forward to summer fun with your precious little guys.
See you soon,
Jane Wheeless, Camp Rainbow Director