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Day Camp

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 401 Scammel Street, Marietta, Ohio
Amazing Grace Day Camp - A week of camp for grades 1-6 without needing to stay away from home! Activities will include crafts, singing, games, sports, and Bible study. This is a cooperative effort of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio. Registration limited to 40 campers.

For more information and registration, please call the church at (740) 373-1716.


Vacation Bible School

Stout Memoria UMC, 3329 Broad Street, Parkersburg, WV 26104
Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, grades entering 4 year old preschool-entering 6th, Theme: Where Jesus' Love is One-of-a-Kind!

Stacy Hoover, 304-428-1179, stacysmumc@gmail.com


Vacation Bible School

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2226 Elizabeth Pike (Rt. 14), Mineral Wells, WV 26150
Giddy up to Mt. Zion's SonWest Roundup VBS! Fun for all ages!

Robin Scott 304-210-0306


"Princess & Knight Day" Girl Scout Play

Barlow Library, Barlow, Ohio
Welcome children and people of all ages! Support the Barlow-Vincent Girl Scout Troop 1277 and help them earn their “Bronze” Award! See a live performance of their very own play, “Princess & Knight Day” written and organized by the scouts! Come dressed as your favorite Prince, Princess or Knight!

It is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. Lower Level Barlow Library.

Please Call 740-678-0103 to register for this event and for more info! Leah Clark, l.clark@wcplib.info


Community Music Workshop

1st Presbyterian Church, Williamstown, WV 26187
LET'S MAKE MUSIC, AGAIN! Community Music Workshop - Free music camp for kids from 2nd - 6th grade. There will be guest musicians instructing, students will make instruments, learn songs, learn how music can be used to care for people and will participate in a concert at an assisted living center.

Pastor Elizabeth Cambell-Maleke, 304-375-6211


Youth Expo

Parkersburg City Park, Parkersburg Wv
7th Annual Youth Expo. All Wood County Families with children ages 5-21 are invited to enjoy: activities, games, food, community resources including Recreation opportunities, sports leagues, School-based resources and health and wellness.

Ashley Way, 304-420-9574 or woodcountyfrn@frontier.net


Vacation Bible School

Lowell United Methodist Church, 323 Fourth Street, Lowell, OH 45744
Lowell Ecumenical Vacation Bible School - Join us for a week of imagining and building with God at the Workshop of Wonders! All children ages preschool to sixth grade are welcome to attend.

There will also be an adult Bible study offered. Adult Bible Study will be from 7:00-8:00 PM.

Rachel Worthington, 740-516-2788, lowellvbs@gmail.com


Vacation Bible School

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3500 Broad St., Parkersburg
Education, Games, Snacks and fun for children

St.Paul's Laura Greathouse. 304 428-5826


Free Lunch Bunch

St. Andrews UM Church 1210 -20th St. Parkersburg
Free sack lunch to children who come by to get one.

Freeda Canterbury, 304-422-2300



Halloweeum at the Museum

Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, OH
Join us for a fun filled evening of Halloween inspired activities.

Halloween music will have you dancing to your own version of the Monster Mash, as you walk through the “haunted” Appalachian Trail.

Make your own slime to take home and decorate your own Pumpkin Patch Pal.

Activities are for children third grade and older. Reservations are required by Friday, October 10, 2014.

Campus Martius Museum, 740-373-3750


Kid's Archaeology Day

Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, OH
Activities will be continuous throughout the day from 10:00 until 3:00.

Displays will be set up and experts available to answer questions. This day will satisfy the hobbyist and those children who are career minded about the field of archaeology.

Campus Martius Museum will be open its regular hours, 9:30 to 5:00 for those who want to participate in the event and tour the museum.

Campus Martius Museum, 740-373-3750