2024 Summer School & Camps

Welcome to LC’s Summer School and Camps!

Looking for fun and educational activities for your kids this summer? Lynden Christian is excited to offer once again SUMMER SCHOOL (1st-6th grades) & CAMPS, open to students entering 1st-8th grade in the Fall! Directed by Amy Schouten and staffed by many of our current teachers and coaches, the purpose is to offer FUN, hands-on, engaging, and ENRICHING courses!

Summer school will run for two weeks, with two sessions being offered. The fee for each summer school session is $500. Please email Amy Schouten, Summer School Director, at aschouten@lyncs.org to register or for more information.

Click the button below to register for CAMPS only; to register for SCHOOL you must e-mail Amy Schouten directly or speak to your child’s teacher. As you register your kids, please pay close attention to dates and times as they are not uniform this year.  Registration for each camp will close one week prior to the camp start date.  Refunds will be given up to two weeks prior to the camp start date.

Click here if you are interested in purchasing a shirt or apron from our Lyncs Summer Camps online store. Camp gear is available for campers only.

  • SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION 1 ($500): June 17 – June 28, 8:30am – 12pm (includes traditional grades 1-6)
  • SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION 2 ($500): July 8 – July 19, 8:30am – 12pm (includes traditional grades 1-6)
  • CAMP SESSIONS:  June 17-21, June 24-June 28, July 1-5 (except the 4th), July 8-12, July 15-19, and July 22-26.

Refunds will be available for all camps up to two weeks prior to the start date of the camp.

*If you are registered for a camp and have not received an email one week prior to the start date of the camp, please check your spam/junk mail. For any questions, reach out to Amy at aschouten@lyncs.org


Chess (3rd-8th) July 22-25, 10:45-12:00 – LCS has a strong chess tradition.  Join us and learn how to properly play the most popular board game in the world.  Terms such as fork, pins, skewers, castling, check, and checkmate will be familiar to you by the end of camp. Instructor: David Watson (max=20)     $100

  • 3rd – 8th grade   July 22-25, 10:45-12:00 (max 20) CLOSED

Cooking (2nd-4th) – July 15-18, 12:30-2:00 and 2:15-3:45 – Cooking isn’t just a way to prepare food, it can be creative too.  For successful cooking and safety, a cook should use quality ingredients, proper equipment, and follow a few basic kitchen rules. In this class you will discover that cooking can be easy, fun, and best of all, you get to eat what you make!  Instructors: Kay Morris & Bev Vree  (max=12)   $5 materials fee added    $105

  • 2nd – 4th grade   July 15-18, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) FULL – Check back later for possible opening
  • 2nd – 4th grade   July 15-18, 2:15-3:45 (max 12) FULL – Check back later for possible opening

Drama (4th-8th) – June 24-27, 2:15-3:45 – This course is a fun and immersive introduction to exploring the world of theatre.  There will improv games and lessons, memorization tips, and developing a basic understanding of drama terms and equipment.  This will be a fun and comfortable environment to step out of your comfort zone.    Instructors: Kali Van Dalen and Becca Ball   (max=20)    $100

  • 4th – 8th grade  June 24-27, 2:15-3:45 (max 20) CLOSED

Clay Art (1st-3rd) – July 1-5 (omitting the 4th) and July 22-26, 11:00-12:30 – Want to get creative and messy?  Clay camp offers a variety of fun hand-building techniques for working with clay.  Young artists will use clay to create things they can use, like cups and bowls, and sculptural pieces just for fun. Then they will glaze their masterpieces.  Their projects will be fired and ready to be picked up the next week at the Central Office.      Instructor: Bette VanderHaak   (max=12)  $5 materials fee added    $105/$130

  • 1st – 3rd grade   July 1-5 (no 4th), 11:00-12:30 (max 12)CLOSED
  • 1st – 3rd grade   July 22-26, 11:00-12:30 (max 12) – FULL

Beginning Guitar (5th-8th) – July 15-19, 9:30-10:45 – Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? This course will get you started on the basic chords, strumming patterns, and simple worship songs to join your church worship team or start your own garage band. While helpful, no music experience is necessary.       Instructor: Ken Quehrn  (max=13)    $125

  • 5th – 8th grade   July 15-19, 9:30-10:45 (max 13) CLOSED

S.T.E.A.M.June 17-20, 12:30-2:00 (1st-3rd) and 2:15-3:45 (4th-8th) – Step into a world where creativity meets innovation!  You will embark on an exciting journey through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.  From exploring simple machines to constructing towering structures, this hands-on experience promises to ignite young minds and cultivate a passion for exploration while also unleashing problem-solving and critical thinking skills.  Instructor: Lynne Barrios   (max=12)      $5 materials fee added    $105

  • 1st – 3rd grade   June 17-20, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) CLOSED
  • 4th – 8th grade  June 17-20, 2:15-3:45 (max 12) CLOSED

Woodworking I (6th-8th) – June 17-20, 12:30-2:00 – Students will be making a small side table.  The woodshop might be the ultimate “maker space”!  With safety first, and close supervision, this class is designed to get students familiarized with basic woodworking tools, learn new skills, and let their creativity shine through the art of woodworking.    Instructors: Rachel Hernes, Rachel Braaksma and Kent Dolphay     (max=12)         $20 materials fee added       $120

  • 6th – 8th grade   June 17-20, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) CANCELED

Woodworking II (6th-8th) – July 22-25, 12:30-2:00 – Students will be making a hexagon shelf unit.  The woodshop might be the ultimate “maker space”!  With safety first, and close supervision, this class is designed to get students familiarized with basic woodworking tools, learn skills, and let their creativity shine through the art of woodworking.  Instructors:  Rachel Hernes,  Rachel Braaksma and Kent Dolphay   (max=12)           $20 materials fee added      $120

  • 6th – 8th grade   July 22-25, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) FULL – Check back later for possible openings

Tiny Teslas (4th-6th) – June 24-28, 12:30-2:00 – This fun electronics lab gives hands-on experience and knowledge of basic electronic components.  With an understanding of basic electronics, you can safely create LED circuits.   Instructor: Ellis Riggins   (max=12)     *take home $13 ELEGOO Electronics Kit included    $138

  • 4th – 6th grade   June 24-28, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) CLOSED

Lighting Leaders (5th-8th) – July 8-12, 12:30-2:00 – How does it work??? Cellular phones, gaming computers, and many other technologies use basic and intermediate knowledge of electronics in their designs.  Safely navigate electronic circuits to design a robotic arm device using electronic components.  Instructor: Ellis Riggins     (max=12)        $5 materials fee added       $130

  • 5th – 8th grade   July 8-12, 12:30-2:00 (max 12) CLOSED


Archery (4th-8th) – June 24-28, 10:00-11:30 or 12:30-2:00 and July 8-12, 10:00-11:30 or 12:30-2:00 – Ready, Set, Aim! This class is for beginning to intermediate archers. When the shooter is on the line, they will learn good aiming techniques as well as stance and follow through.  This is a fun class where focus and discipline are also learned and practiced.  Instructors: Julie Mc Gillivray & Allan Scott (max=16)  $125

  • 4th – 8th grade   June 24-28, 10:00-11:30 (max 16) CLOSED
  • 4th – 8th grade   June 24-28, 12:30-2:00 (max 16) CLOSED
  • 4th – 8th grade   July 8-12, 10:00-11:30 (max 16) CLOSED
  • 4th – 8th grade   July 8-12, 12:30-2:00 (max 16) CLOSED

Boys Baseball – Not available this year; please check back next year.

Basketball – Come experience basketball in a positive environment! – CLOSED

  • Little Dribblers (boys & girls) (1st –3rd) July 15-18 9:30-11:00 – With a focus on having fun while learning basketball’s fundamentals, this camp is a great, comfortable learning opportunity for young boys and girls of all skill levels.  Instructor: Brady Bomber    (No max)    $100
  • Girls (4th–8th) July 15-18 11:30-2:00 – With a focus on basketball skill development and team-building principles, this camp features great individual practice and team contests.  Instructor: Brady Bomber  (No max)    $100
  • Boys (4th–8th) July 15-17 2:30-4:00 – Nail the jumper, dominate in defense, and pass like a pro!  This camp will be full of drills and competition.     Instructor: Tim Zylstra    (No max)    $75

Football (4th-8th) – June 15 (ONE DAY ONLY!) 9:00-12:00 – Ready, set, hut! Our football camp will teach fundamental skills, including offensive and defensive drills in a fun environment.  Instructor: Greg Terpstra     (No max)      $50

  • 4th – 8th grade   June 15, 9:00-12:00 CLOSED

Golf (4th-8th) – July 8-11, 4:30-6:00 – All skill levels are welcome! Join in and learn new skills or improve on the ones you already have.  Golf camp will be held at Shuksan Golf Club on East Axton Rd.  Instructor: Darin DeYoung (max=25)     $100

  • 4th – 8th grade  July 8-11, 4:30-6:00 CLOSED

SoccerJuly 8-11 3:30-5:00 (1st-3rd) and 5:15-6:45 (4th-8th) – Burn off some energy and learn something new at soccer camp this year!  All skill levels are welcome, and all campers are sure to have a fun week of drills, skill-building, and games!  Instructors: Chad Fakkema & Grace Meyer   (No max)   $100

  • 1st – 3rd grade   July 8-11, 3:30-5:00 CLOSED
  • 4th – 8th grade   July 8-11, 5:15-6:45 CLOSED

TennisJuly 22-26 9:00-10:30 (1st-3rd) and 10:45-12:15 (4th-6th)- Let’s Go Play!!! Our tennis session will provide a fun learning experience for beginner to intermediate players.  They will be introduced to basic skills and techniques for their tennis game.  They will learn the fundamental strokes, footwork and rules using a combination of drills and games.  Instructor: Amber Zoerink   (max=16)  $125

  • 1st – 3rd grade    July 22-26, 9:00-10:30 (max 16) CLOSED
  • 4th – 6th grade   July 22-26, 10:45-12:15 (max 16)CLOSED

Volleyball Instructors: Dennis Janzen & Marie Yates  (No max)  $75 – CLOSED

  • Little Spikers (boys & girls) (1st –3rd) July 22-24, 12:30-2:00 – Campers will be taught the basic fundamentals of the game, including techniques of passing, setting, hitting, and serving. Come improve your skills and learn some new ones!
  • Girls (4th–8th) July 22-24, 2:15-3:45 – With a focus on basic volleyball skills, techniques, team building, and individual practice, this camp will be sure to be filled with competition and fun.  

The following is the link to order camp gear through Cloud 9 sports; gear is available for campers onlyhttps://lcsummercamps24.itemorder.com