Youth Summer 2017!

There are too many great summer youth experiences coming this summer... You won't want to miss! Read below to learn what's going on.

At Normandale we believe that all opportunites should be available to all youth. Scholarships are available to help with activity costs, if needed. Please contact Maggie Jones for more details at 952.929.1697 x369 /

Interested in summer activities for children in preschool and elementary school? Click here >

2017 Youth Choir Trip  |  June 9-18

The Youth Choir went to DC with DC (David Clarke)! While touring the DC area, they sang in the National Cathedral, and in churches in Springfield and Falls Church, VA, Baltimore, MD, Columbus, OH, Indianapolis, IN, and Madison, WI. The gave one last inspirational concert here at home on June 18.
choir at the cathedral     NYC Homecoming Concert 2017

Bagels & Bibles Summer Youth Bible Study

Tuesdays, June 20, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 15  |  10:30-11:30 am  |  Bruegger's by Southdale

Attention all 7th-12th graders! Join friends from NLC for yummy bagels and great discussion where we'll read Bible stories and verses and chat about a variety of important topics, such as stress/pressure, doubt/uncertainty, fear/anxiety, God's huge love for us, and navigating faith led by Maggie W., our summer intern. Five dates: June 20, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 15.  Show up for one or for all five! For more information, or if you'd like to get involved, contact Maggie Jones at

ABLAZE Summer Youth Group

Wednesdays, June 21 - August 16  | 8:00 - 9:00 pm | Graduating 6-12th Graders

So they said to each other, "Weren't our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?" Luke 24:34

Songs, Scripture & S'mores around the campfire following Wednesday evening worships from 8:00-8:45 pm. ABLAZE will feature the Youth Band Squad and will take plans on weeks where there are no summer trips. 
Tentative Dates: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24

Camp Wapo

Camp Wapo:  Youth Camp  |  July 9-14

One week at Camp Wapogasset = memories that last a lifetime.  Each year kids from NLC head off to Camp Wapo for a camp experience of field games, Bible study, cabin activities, campfires, and great times!

Who:  Students completing 4th - 8th grade
When:  July 9-14
Where:  Camp Wapo, Amery, WI
Cost:  $420 ($100 due at registration. This is a non-refundable/non-transferable deposit.)
Transportation:  Bus/Car pool


Camp Wapo:  TIM=Teens In Mission |  July 9-14

TIM Team is a discipleship and leadership development opportunity for Senior High Youth.

Who: All students completing 9th - 12th grade
When: July 9-14
Where: Camp Wapo, Amery, WI
Cost: $430 ($100 due at registration. This is nonrefundable/non-transferable deposit.)
Transportation: Bus/Car pool

Blackfeet Nation 2017

Blackfeet Nation & Glacier National Park  |  July 22-29

This trip will give NLC youth the amazing, meaningful opportunity to build relationships with community members and to bring joy, love, and enthusiasm while serving through various work projects and by helping facilitate a Kids Club program with bible lessons, games, crafts, reading, and sports! We’ll also have the chance to explore and encounter stunning creation in Glacier National Park and join in on a community cookout...all while having a blast together!

Who: All students completing 9th grade and up
When: July 22-29
Where: Blackfeet Nation and Glacier Park in Northwest Montana
Cost (before fundraising): $475 to cover all travel, lodging, and food.
Permission Forms along with a $100 deposit are due on or before February 10, 2017.

**Only 20 spots reserved for NLC Youth. Sign-up today!


Summer Stretch  |  August 8-10  |  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Who: Youth completing 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade
When: August 8-10  |  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $95 per youth

We’ll spend each morning at NLC worshiping, playing games, and doing a service project for the community.  After lunch we’ll take a bus to a MYSTERY location for a fun afternoon!  A water park?  The MN Zoo?  Valleyfair?  An IMAX movie? Rock Climbing?  You’ll have to experience it to find out! Questions? Contact Maggie Jones at 952.929.1697 x369 or