Toddler Time

Bring your children and join us on the following Tuesday mornings for a chance to meet and connect with other parents, do some fun parent/child projects, enjoy a light snack, relax and watch while the kids play in our classrooms, enjoy the play ground and more. Geared for parents/caregivers with children 2 and under (siblings are welcome to attend). Active adult participation is required. Our classrooms will be open from 9-11 AM and will have a variety of stations where you can choose activities to experience and enjoy – or just sit and visit while children free play. Bring your own picnic lunch if you’d like and use the outdoor seating at the church before heading home. Invite a friend or neighbor to join you! No pre-registration is necessary. The cost is $2.00 per child – all ages.

Dates:

2nd GRADE CAMP

Get ready for a weekend of fun at the Hacienda Program Center near Sabino Canyon. Kids currently in 2nd grade are invited to attend a weekend camp, which will include archery, swimming, campfire, games and more! Space for this camp is limited so sign up early!

Camp begins Friday evening at 6:00 PM – Dinner will be served upon arrival to the camp. Camp will end at 9 AM Sunday morning. We will bring the kids back to Pantano to attend the 11 AM service.
Cost: $60 per camper

Mother/Son Scavenger Hunt

Picture this – – moms and sons running all over the Pantano campus attempting to collect a variety of crazy photos. Prizes will be awarded for various categories such as funniest photo, most creative photo, most colorful photo and most memorable photo. At the end of the hunt, we will all meet together for a meal that both mom and son are sure to love. Mom likes anything she doesn’t have to cook, right? Make sure you bring your smartphone or digital camera for this fun mother/son event! There will also be a photo booth available for a scrap-booking photo opportunity!

Understanding Poverty Workshop

If you or your organization works with people from poverty, only a deeper understanding of their challenges – and strengths – will help you partner with them to create opportunities for success. This workshop provides new insights to help you understand the experience of being chronically under-resourced so that you can build greater effectiveness in your work.

Understanding Poverty means understanding the impact of chronic instability, scarcity, and stress, as well as how environments and systems impact the larger picture. Participants will examine economic class and its impact our lives and institutions, review tools for systemic change and learn about the Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World workshop. Ideas and tools are drawn from the Bridges Out of Poverty framework, new research on scarcity, behavioral science, and other resources.

The $50 fee includes snacks, drinks, lunch, and materials.

Children’s Baptism Class

The Children’s Baptism class helps elementary children and their parents answer questions about baptism and aids parents in determining if their child is ready to make this incredible decision. Taught by Children’s Pastor Shelly Vasey, she will be teaching a class that is interesting, interactive, and informative for both children and parents to attend.

2017 classes:

The classes are held at 11 AM in TH 4. While no pre-registration is necessary, we would love to hear from you. If you and your child are planning to attend, please email Kathy Briscoe at kbriscoe@pantano.church

Santo Domingo, Ecuador

Travel with us to Santo Domingo, Ecuador as we partner with Project New Hope to expand God’s Kingdom in Ecuador. We go as learners and to encourage our partner there, the church, and the communities. We will join the PNH team in their normal ministry activities of developing relationships, sharing the gospel, mentoring & tutoring children, youth ministry, microenterprise development & more.

Middle School Late Night

Celebrate the end of the school year with us!!

Help us welcome the incoming 6th graders and send off the 8th graders to high school with a late night event. $10 will get you access to 4 hours of fun with life size games including; connect 4, jinga, hungry hungry hippos, scrabble, kerplunk, yahtzee, and more. Along with rockwall fun, exciting music and yummy snacks. Plus students have to opportunity to win some AWESOME prizes. Come join us!

Drop off – 6 PM at Student Center
Pick up  -10 PM at Student Center

HS Epic Night Out

Join us on an EPIC NIGHT OUT!

50 MPH go-karts! Trampoline dodge ball! Pirates! AND MORE!!

Come hang with us as we celebrate the end of the school year in an epic way. We will be going to AutoBahn raceway, GetAir trampoline park, and a movie. There will be an all night party including rock wall, music, and ending with a pancake breakfast in the morning.

Open to incoming freshman through graduated seniors. $95 covers all events, food, and entertainment for the night

Drop off at 5:30pm on Friday May 26th
Pick up at 7:00am on Saturday May 27th

Rockin’ Star Ranch

All children age 3 (by August 31) through 1st grade in the Fall of 2017.

Yeehaw! Dust off your boots and hit the trails to MEET us at Rockin’ Star Ranch located out in Colossal Cave National Park. $15 lets you choose 3 activities for your child from: a ride on the Pony Carousel, Pony Rides, Bumper Ponies, Trail Ride, and Pony Carts, PLUS a free petting zoo. Parents(or adult) must attend this event and can purchase rides for $5 each and join in the fun, too!

Registration Required – deadline to register is May 24.

Poolside Summer Fun

All children 2nd grade – 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Our 2nd-5th Summer Fun Series kicks off on Wednesday, May 31! Come join us for a day of fun in the sun poolside to celebrate the start of summer. We will pack up and head out from Pantano at 9am to Oro Valley Aquatic Center and won’t be back until 4pm…so pack your sunscreen! Our day will be filled with fun at the splash pad, 4 ft pool, 2 low diving boards, 2 high diving boards, and a slide (for kiddos that are over 4 feet tall only). Don’t forget to bring your lunch and maybe some extra spending money for the snack bar.

Registration Required – deadline to register is May 24.

Fine Arts Camp

All children 2nd grade – 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Open to 2nd-5th graders in the fall of 2017. Each day the kids will sing, play games, have snacks, enjoy a Bible devotion and participate in 3 electives of their choice. The evening of June 9 will be the showcase, including demonstrations from their electives and a musical performance by all the kids. We’ll have over 50 electives to choose from!!! Each child will receive a shirt, water bottle and a CD with the songs.

You will be contacted in May to sign up for your electives.

Registration Required – deadline to register is May 24. No late registrations accepted.

UCYC Middle School Camp 2017

United Christian Youth Camp (UCYC) is in Prescott, AZ is from June 8-14 (THURSDAY-TUESDAY). Open to students GOING INTO 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in the 2017-2018 school year.

UCYC is an incredible opportunity for students to hear life-changing messages, make a ton of friends, participate in worship, engage their peers in small groups & have more fun than they have ever had in their life!

Campers will have the opportunity to experience climbing walls, zip lines, the “leap of faith,” giant swing, paintball, mountain biking, kayaking & more.

[Additional money for 2 fast food meals to & from needed / $100 non-refundable deposit required to hold spot (part of total cost)/Final balance due June 1] Registration deadline June 1. Transportation will be via charter buses. Money for snacks and camp souvenirs will be extra. Students should not bring more than $50 to camp.

UCYC 45 Camp

UCYC 45 is an incredible opportunity our 4th and 5th graders (as of Fall 2017) to hear life changing messages, awesome worship and grow in their faith. UCYC is in beautiful Prescott, Arizona. Campers will get to experience a rock climbing wall, zip line, the screamer swing, archery, swimming and MORE! Come join us for 5 amazing days of faith and FUN! Registration(including a $100 non-refundable deposit) is REQUIRED and space is limited. Cost varies based on time of registration.

Heroes in Your Neighborhood

All children age 3 (by August 31) through 1st grade in the Fall of 2017.

Stop, drop, and roll on over to meet the Heroes in YOUR Neighborhood. Explore a fire truck, police car, and see a demonstration from a K-9 officer. Discover how our neighborhood heroes are here to help us and how our Bible heroes help us learn about God. Enjoy a hero-themed craft and snack.

Registration Required – deadline to register is June 7.

CIY High School Camp 2017

CIY is a 5-day, high school only event, designed to amplify Christ’s call on student’s lives to become kingdom workers. Students at CIY learn and worship together – we will spend quality time with our church youth groups, discovering ways that God will use them to impact the world.
Students will travel on charter buses and will need additional money for three meals (recommend $30.00) for travel days. Students are welcome to bring additional spending money for CIY swag but it is not required.

We will be going to the beach one afternoon and to Downtown Disney one afternoon. The other afternoons will be filled with recreation on the university campus. All meals outside of travel days will be eaten at the university campus and are included in the cost. Students will stay in college dorm rooms during their stay at CIY and will have a roommate.

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

All children age 3 (by August 31) through 1st grade in the Fall of 2017.

Grab your towels and sunscreen and suit up for a day of play on the Wet & Wild Waterslide! Please come in your suit ready for water fun! Our morning will be full of water games, cool water crafts, yummy snow cones and more.

Registration Required – deadline to register is June 14.

Movie Pumped UP Madness

All children 2nd grade – 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Movie Pumped-Up Madness is one of our most popular day trips! We will go to a movie theater in town to catch a flick on the big screen, enjoy our sack lunches, and a few hours of air-born awesomeness at PUMP-IT-UP! Pump-It-Up is a fantastic venue full of inflatable jumping castles, obstacle courses and play areas. This is some serious fun! Kids must wear socks and parents must fill out Pump It Up’s digital or paper waiver before we leave.  We can only take 90 kids to this awesome event, so sign up ASAP!

Registration Required – deadline to register is May 16.

Middle School Mayhem

Join us on a week long adventure of fun, bible, and friends.

We will have daily lessons, team games, field trips, snacks, worship, and more.

This day camp is open to students who will be in 6th-8th grade for the 2017/2018 school year. Daily field trips include GetAir, Skate Country, the Oro Valley Aquatic Center, and the movies!

Students will need to bring a packed lunch everyday. We provide activities and snacks but do not have the means to provide an entire meal everyday.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns feel free to contact us.

Mad Science

All children age 3 (by August 31) through through 1st grade in the Fall of 2017.

Get fired up to come to our Mad Science Day. We will host a show with hot ice, vanishing fire, and firework water. There will be hands-on science experiments, fun crafts, and delicious snacks.

Registration Required – deadline to register is June 21.

Golf n’ Stuff n’ Bowling

All children 2nd grade – 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.

How much fun can we fit into one day?!? We are trying to find out with Golf n’ Stuff n’ Bowling! We will load up the big bus and head out to Golf n’ Stuff for an action packed morning of go-carts, bumper boats, laser-tag, golf and more. We will bring our lunches and dine alfresco before we head over to Brunswick Camino Seco Bowling. There we will borrow some fancy footwear, cheer on our friends, and test our own bowling skills. It’s sure to be a fun filled day!

*some attractions have height requirements-please see golfnstuff.com for specifics

Registration Required – deadline to register is June 9.

Comedian Michael Jr

We’re coming together to raise awareness and funds to fight sex trafficking in Tucson through comedy! The hilarious comedian Michael Jr., who played a supporting role in the film War Room, is coming to perform on Friday, April 7th in benefit of Sold No More. Join us as we celebrate freedom and bring laughter back into the lives of sex trafficking victims.

Michael Jr. is giving the world an opportunity to smile again…

Is this event appropriate for children? Michael Jr. “clean,” which means they do not use inappropriate language or sexual innuendo. While the humor is definitely geared toward adults, older children will also enjoy the show. When deciding whether to bring your child, please keep in mind that the topic of child sex slavery will be mentioned at times during the program.

EXPO Live!

All children 2nd grade – 5th grade in the Fall of 2017.

EXPO Live is BACK! Always one of our most popular events, it’s time for more fun, games, prizes and CRAZY hair!!! Imagine a giant room filled with carnival games, an inflatable obstacle course, entertainment, candy, and prizes…kids have a blast! Each child gets a bag of “KidZone Cash” to spend on playing games, face painting, hair coloring and other amazing options. We will watch a movie and have lunch before the silliness starts so pack something good. This is KidZone Summer at its finest!

Registration Required – deadline to register is May 28.

Vacation Bible School

All children age 3 (by August 31) through 1st grade in the Fall of 2017.

Created by God, Built For a Purpose

This week is for children 3 years old (by August 31) through entering 1st grade in the fall of 2017. VBS is a fun-filled week of Bible exploration & excitement for the younger kiddos. Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. Each day includes:

Kids will experience God in new and exciting ways! So get your creative juices flowing and register for the MAKER FUN FACTORY! What a great week we will have learning about God and having FUN doing it!

Deadline to register July 2 midnight – After deadline $10 Late fee

Ethiopia, Africa

Travel with us to Ethiopia, Africa as we partner with Unite 4 Africa (U4A) to expand God’s Kingdom in Ethiopia. U4A has an amazingly effective ministry of church planting & community transformation. No matter what your skill or travel experience is, you will be able to make an impact on this mission. Our greatest gift to our brothers & sisters in Ethiopia is our encouragement.

ROCKY POINT (Save The Date)

Rocky Point Short-Term Missions are an opportunity to bless and be blessed! Pantano partners with 1Mission and the local community to build homes for those in need. In general, families receiving new homes average only $100.00 per week income. Many existing homes are one room shacks with black cardboard walls and roofs. In that one room cardboard shack, as many as 6 people might live together. Some homes have electricity and water. Floors are usually dirt.

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