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Camp Forward 2024

July 2, 2024 to August 16, 2024 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

We are so glad to have you part of this year's Camp Forward experience! To see details about camps offered this year, dates, prices, hours, Kitchener bus and more please go to forwardchurch.ca/clubs-and-camps/ Important Registration Instructions Please read this entire page before beginning to register. Camper Groups Kindergarten Camp and Elementary Camp will be divided into smaller groups of campers.  Each group will participate in the same program.  If your child is attending camp with a friend or a sibling and they would like to be in the same group please ensure that they are registered in the same group.  You are able to choose their group during registration.  If the group doesn't matter to you, please choose a group other than Group 1 as Group 1 tends to fill quickest since most parents choose it by default.  Please note that the groups are subject to change based on camper registration and other factors and are not guaranteed. Registering Please ensure that you log in as yourself when prompted after entering the code sent to your cell phone or email. After logging in as yourself you can select the participants (your children). Weekly Registration Closure Registration for Camp Forward Day Camps will close at noon, Thursday the week prior to each respective camp week. Payment Plan, Deposit, Scholarship and Refund Info We do have scholarships available.  If you would like to apply for one please wait until it has been approved before beginning the registration process.  You can apply for a scholarship by filling out a scholarship application. You may register with a minimum deposit of $10/week plus $5 each for before/after care per week until May 21.  You can pay off the balance as you can.  The full balance is due on May 21.  You will receive a monthly reminder email.  If you prefer to pay cash or cheque you may to do so by coming to the Forward Church Cambridge office between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm.  After May 21 the full balance is due upon registration. There is a $10/week non-refundable admin deposit. Cancellations made less than 5 days before the first day of each camp week are totally non-refundable. Deposits are transferable to a new camp week (space permitting) with a minimum of 5 days notice. Exceptions may be made in the case of an emergency. Campers in Kindergarten If your child is in JK in the 2023-2024 school year please select "Pre-K" as their grade when registering.  If your child is in SK in the 2023-2024 school year please select "K" as their grade.  Campers must be born in 2019 or older to attend camp.  Children who will enter JK in September 2024 are not yet able to attend camp, and we do not make any exceptions. Contact Info If you have questions and/or difficulties with logging in and/or registering, please contact Laura, Director of Camp Forward at laurag@forwardchurch.ca
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Youth Pool Party and Campfire

July 17, 2024 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Howdy! Join us for a Summer Kickoff fire and pool party on July 17th from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM at the Van Dongen’s  (510 Brant – Waterloo Rd., RR #4 Cambridge, […]
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Singles Gathering: BBQ and Campfire

July 20, 2024 | 4:30 PM-8:00 PM

Our first summer gathering for singles is going to be a BBQ and Campfire. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be provided. Bring some lawn chairs and lawn games and have some fun connecting with other singles from the church. Children are also welcome. This is a rain or shine event. We will move indoors if there is rain outside. Please register ahead of time so we know how much food to plan.
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Young Adult Beach Day

July 21, 2024 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Calling all recent grads and 18-25-year-olds. Join us for a day at the beach! We will be heading to Shade’s Mills Conservation area; the cost is $8 for admission. There […]
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Youth Pool Party

July 31, 2024 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Howdy! Join us for a fire and pool party on July 31st from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM at the Sommer’s house (527 Blue Lake Rd., PO Box 964 St. George, ON […]
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Outreach at the Park

August 3, 2024 | 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Join the Community Engagement Team as we connect with people at Pioneer Park on August 3rd. This is a great opportunity to begin to have gospel conversations with the people living in our community. Outreach doesn't have to be complicated. We will hand out water bottles and bags of chips to people at the park, and invite them to attend the Community BBQ at the end of August. Please register, and meet at the Pioneer Park parking lot at 12:00 pm (noon).
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Young Adult Pool Party

August 4, 2024 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Recent grads and 18-25-year-olds, you are invited to join us at Between the Vines Farm in Hamilton for a Pool Party. You can expect swimming, spike ball, card games, and highland cows. […]
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Youth Emerald Lake Day

August 14, 2024 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING UP Join us for a day at Emerald Lake! Drop off and pick up will be at Forward Church Cambridge. Drop-off time: 9:30 AM Pick-up time: 5:30 PM Emerald Lake has lots of different activities, including swimming, a waterslide, volleyball, cliff jumping, and a floating obstacle course.* Check it out HERE A lifejacket is REQUIRED in order to play on the obstacle course. Feel free to save some money and bring your own from home. If you do NOT register for the “admission & lifejacket” selection, your child will NOT be allowed to have access to the inflatable obstacle course. They will, however have access to everything else. If your child isn’t a strong swimmer, it is recommended that the child wear a lifejacket at all times in the water* What to bring:
  • Packed lunch or money for the concession stand
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Lifejacket if applicable
  • Hat/ sunglasses/ goggles
  • Lots of water
  • Bathing suit (appropriate for the level of activity)
We can’t wait to spend the day with you :) **Registration Closes Wednesday, August 7th**
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Kitchener Block Party

August 17, 2024 | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Are you looking for a fun way to engage our community and connect with others in the church? Join us on Saturday, August 17th for our Kitchener Block Party. This […]
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Singles Gathering: Pool Party

August 18, 2024 | 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

Our August summer gathering for singles is going to be a pool party. Come and enjoy a great time connecting with other singles. Don't want to swim? That's ok. Come and play some games. Children are welcome. Food and snacks will be provided. Please register ahead of time so we know how much food to plan.
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Young Adult Worship Night

August 18, 2024 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

You’re invited to join us on Sunday, August 18th from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM for a night of worship led by Backyard Worship at Windy Hill Farm. The event is open to all […]
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Youth Worship Night

August 28, 2024 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Howdy! You’re invited to join us for an end-of-summer fire and worship night on August 28th from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM at the Nunn’s (32 Queen St. Branchton, ON N0B 1L0 […]
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Freedom Session

September 10, 2024 to April 8, 2025 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Freedom Session is a 28-week in-depth discipleship journey that uncovers and offers healing for the deeper heart issues that often fuel our unhealthy attitudes, harmful behaviors, and destructive choices. Each session includes a video teaching followed by small group discussion breakouts with members of the same sex. One to two hours of take-home assignments are part of each week's experience as well. If you have any questions about Freedom Session, please contact Kevin at kevinp@forwardchurch.ca. (The $90 registration fee covers the cost of the three workbooks and three events.)
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The Alpha Course

September 23, 2024 to December 2, 2024 | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Alpha course is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. It's relaxed, low key, friendly, and fun. Bring a friend and join us over coffee and dessert as we discuss some of the important topics of life and faith. Please note that childcare is not provided.
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Merge Premarital Equip Class

TBD

Are you seriously dating or engaged? Merge is an 8-week pre-marriage course that provides video teaching for you and your partner plus a mentor couple to walk with you through the course. Topics include communication, sex, finances, conflict, and more, all within a biblical perspective. Please note: this course is required if you wish to have a pastor from Forward serve as your wedding officiant. We will be offering Merge in person as well as online. Once you have registered, you will be contacted with further information on when the next class will be offered. The cost is $40 per person ($80 per couple).
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CAP Money Equip Class

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The CAP Money Equip Class helps you to steward wisely by teaching you how to establish a budget, get out of debt, spend & save wisely, and give generously. CAP can be taken in a small group setting, one-on-one, or independently at your own pace. Every setting offers an individualized approach taught by knowledgeable and supportive instructors.
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