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  • Phone: (610)648-0707
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  • Mailing Address: 400 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355

 

 

Summer Fun

Invite your friends, neighbors,

and extended families to join us for

Summer Fun at Covenant!

Activities for ALL ages! Something for everyone!

 Your family is always welcome at Covenant!


Important Registration Information for Children
(children ages 3 through those entering grade 5)

We look forward to your participation with us this summer!  Please consider a donation to help offset the cost of our summer outreach.  Checks may be written to Covenant Presbyterian Church (memo Summer Fun).  We appreciate your support to ensure we can offer these programs to our community.

  • Online registration will open on Monday, April 16th. You will need to fill out a registration form for each child attending an event.
  • There is one registration form for all summer events. If you need to make additions or cancellations after you've registered, please contact Dallas Genter at   or 610-648-0707. You do not need to fill out the form more than once.
  • To ensure the safety of your children, we have a new system for pick up and carpooling. Please look for more information upon registration. 
  • Summer Reading with Friends:Please register for individual Monday events by the specified dates to receive a free book.
  • Faith, Arts, Science, FUN Week morning Vacation Bible School: Please register before July 23th.
  • Faith, Arts, Science, FUN Week afternoon Special Interest Groups:
    • Options will be formalized by April 16th
    • Please register early or before July 23rd. We will try to satisfy your top choices.
    • Each group will have a size limit.
    • We cannot accommodate switching of groups once assignments have been made.

Interested in volunteering this summer?  Click here!

If you have any questions about summer activities or Covenant Church programming, please contact me via phone or email.  I look forward to seeing you soon!  

In Christ,

Jennifer V.M. Langlois
Director of Children’s Ministries
610-648-0707 x13

Summer Reading with Friends

Online Registration is now closed for August 20th Reading. We will accept walk-ins but you must arrive by 9:45 a.m. to complete the registration information. If you wish, you can print out the forms below, fill them out and bring them with you at 9:45 a.m. on Monday morning to save time. 

We are excited to once again support Great Valley School District’s summer reading program.  Preschoolers and elementary children are invited to come for a story, a snack, and coordinating crafts and activities.

Contacts:
Jen Langlois at or 610-648-0707 x13 (program)
Lynn Kraihanzel at or 610-648-0707 (registration)
Ages:
Age 3 (and potty-trained) through those entering grade 5

Dates:                         
Mon, June 25:             Register by June 18 to receive a free book
Mon, July 9:                Register by July 2 to receive a free book
Mon, July 30:              Register by July 23 to receive a free book (online registration is now closed for July 30th but you we do accept walk-ins, starting at 9:45 a.m. on July 30th)
Mon, Aug 20:              Register by Aug. 13 to receive a free book.

Time:                          
10:00-11:30 a.m.

Location:                    
Covenant Presbyterian Church

Cost:                           
free – Donations appreciated.

Register online or contact Lynn directly. 

Please register for individual Monday events by the specified dates to receive a free book.

Faith, Arts, Science, FUN Week!

Online Registration is now closed for FASF Week.  We will accept walk-ins but you must arrive by 8:30 a.m. to complete the registration information. If you wish, you can print out these forms below, fill them out and bring them with you at 8:45 a.m. on the first day to save time. 

  • Printable registration form
  • Authorized pick up form(only required if the person dropping off your child is not the person picking them up)
  • We also will need a copy or photo of your child's medical card (front and back). You can email this to Lynn Kraihanzel at

  • Differentiated programming available 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Choose a schedule based on your interests and availability.
  • Includes preparation for special VBS-inspired worship (music, stories and slideshow) featuring Everyday Heroes on Sunday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m.
  • These offerings are available through the dedication of Covenant members and friends who offer their time, creativity, energy and funds to the cause. Your donations are appreciated.
  • Registration coming soon! 

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   HERO Central Vacation Bible school

Children ages 3 (and potty-trained) through those entering grade 5 are invited to join us to DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTH IN GOD and to realize that they are God's heroes! On Sunday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m., we will share music, stories and a slideshow related to this theme. 

During this morning session, age-level groups will rotate between centers to hear Bible stories, play games, make crafts, and prepare the music for Sunday’s worship time.  Sunday morning will be an energetic celebration of our cooperative efforts and what we learned about our God!  

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.   Lunch (and Play) Time

Children entering grades 1-5, youth entering grades 6-12, and adults of all ages are invited to stay for lunch after the morning session.  If you are coming for the afternoon sessions, you are also invited to join us for lunch. 

12:30-12:45 p.m.  Clean up and assemble into Special Interest Groups for Session 1   

12:45-3:00 p.m.  CHOOSE Special Interest Group(s)

Afternoon Special Interest Groups 
Children and youth entering grades 1 and up may stay or arrive for special interest activities!   

1-hour sessions    Art Class      Children and youth ages 8 and up
No experience necessary!  Join us for a week of exploration and expression in art.  All materials will be supplied.   

2-hour sessions    Sewing         Children and youth ages 8-14
No experience necessary!  Come learn to sew or develop your skills.  This summer, we will be switching up our format a bit to so that we work on projects as a large group.  A service project will be offered, too.  All materials will be supplied, or we will provide measurements for projects so you can bring your own fabric.

1-hour sessions    Game Time   Children entering grades 1-5
Let’s play silly, fun, big movement games outside or at the Covenant Community Life Center.  We will have a great time with active play!

1-hour sessions    Science Center    Children entering grades 1-5
Explore different areas of science while building electrical circuits, electromagnets, adapted creatures, and moon bases.  A trip to the church garden is also in store!

1-hour sessions    Challenge Center Children entering grades 1-5
Use teamwork and creativity to build straw towers, create catapults, design Rube Goldbergs*, and solve other fun problems.

* What’s a Rube Goldberg?   Webster’s New World Dictionary says, “a comically involved, complicated invention, laboriously contrived to perform a simple operation.” 

1-hour sessions          Dr. Seuss       Children entering grades 1-3
Each day, we will read a Dr. Seuss book or watch a movie inspired by Dr. Seuss.  We will incorporate games, activities, yoga, and crafts into each day for a Dr. Seuss celebration that lasts all week!

Music, Stories, Slideshow shared on Sunday, August 12th at 10:30 am
Our week of learning, singing, creating, and playing will culminate in a presentation to be held during Covenant’s 10:30 a.m. worship service.  We hope all of our participants and their families will join us.  No registration required! 

 

Malvern School of Music’s Community Concert and Fundraiser

No registration!  Please join us!

Three bands from MSoM’s Senior High Rock Camps will be performing hits from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Cream, ZZ Top, Chicago, Sly and the Family Stone, The Blues Brothers, Stevie Wonder, and the Temptations.   This event has raised over $25,000 in 8 years for:

  1. The Eric Brown Music Scholarship Fund (for local children wishing to pursue musical study)
  2. Covenant Youth (includes care of music equipment in the Covenant Community Life Center)
  3. Faith Ministry in Reynosa, Mexico (supports children's music lessons and church music supplies)

Contact:                     
Jen Langlois at or 610-648-0707 x13

Ages:                           
All ages (Children/youth must accompanied by a responsible adult.)

Date:                           
Saturday, August 11

Time:                           
4:00-6:30 pm

Location:        
Covenant Community Life Center

Donations:     
Please write checks to Covenant Presbyterian Church (memo MSoM Fundraiser).

No registration required.  Join us! 

Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) 

Meal Packaging Event, Thursday, August 16th, 6-8 p.m. at Covenant Community Life Center

To volunteer or donate, click here!

We look forward to continuing this tradition where we package 20,000+ meals in 2 hours!!!  The meals include rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables, and a flavoring mix that includes 23 essential vitamins and minerals.  These meals are shipped throughout the world to support schools, orphanages, and areas in crisis.