Oak Kidz Day Camp

“Come plant your roots!”

June 17 – August 2

Oakwood University Church
5500 Adventist Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35896


Our Mission

To aid the spiritual, intellectual and physical growth of children during the summer months.

Our Commitment

We commit to provide a…

safe space.

bully-free space.

spiritual, grace-oriented space.

academically engaging space.

healthy meal plan.

fun and enjoyable summer.


Letter to Parents

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Code of Conduct & Policies and Procedures

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  • Bible – Thematic modules based on bible-stories and books.

  • Academic – Reading, Writing, Math, Language, Science

  • Arts and Crafts (at least once a week)

  • Etiquette Training

Activities & Field Trips

  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Monte Sano State Park
  • Space and Rocket Museum
  • Southern Adventures

Camp Operation Quick Guide

  • Days: Monday to Friday
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. Drop-off
  • Camp Pick-up: 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Late Pick up: Grace Time 5:45 p.m.
  • Late Charge: 5:46 p.m. ($5.00 each 15 minutes)
  • Late payments must be made at the OUC market


The discounted registration and weekly camp rates are as follows:

Regular Registration – $20.00 Per Child (Begins June 1, 2019)

Weekly Rate: $90.00 Per Child (10% discount off total cost when 2+ children are registered)

Two Weeks – $180.00
Three Weeks – $270.00
Four Weeks – $360.00
Five Weeks – $450.00
Six Weeks – $540.00
Seven Weeks – $630.00*

Click image to view cost chart

Weekly Schedule


*Parents paying for the entire 7 weeks before the early bird date expires (May 31st) will receive a 10% discount of their entire weekly fee, the above chart includes these deductions.

Oak Kidz Lead Team

Marc Raphael – Children’s Pastor
Pastor Raphael was born in Los Angeles, California. He has served as a school teacher and pastor to children for over 20 years. He and his wife Rhonda have seven children. He loves to write songs and plays that are designed for children. His personal philosophy is, “I believe God has sent me to bring adults to Christ while they are children.”



Dr. George Ashley – Community Service Director
Dr. Ashley is a native of Toronto, Canada who enjoys working with children and youth and has a wide range of experience. Dr. Ashley has served Oakwood University for over twenty years several capacities. Dr. Ashley currently serves as a professor and Director of Field Education at Oakwood University in the Department of Social Work.



Jasmine Catchings – Program Director
Ms. Catchings is from Seattle, Washington, and is a senior social work major at Oakwood University. She is committed to serving in this field of child welfare and has extensive experience working with youth-centered programs. She is an honor student, and currently serves as President of the Pre-Alumni Social Work Club, and peer mentor for Oakwood students.



Jayny Monasse – Assistant Director
Ms. Monasse is a junior at Oakwood University, where she is double majoring in elementary education and psychology. She believes that all kids have the ability to be successful with adequate assistance. She has served as a Member of National Society of Leadership and Success and Alpha Delta Pi.

*Registration is not complete until payment is received. Your payment will be process along with other tax deductible monetary gifts submitted online. Complete the following steps to submit your payment.

  1. Scroll through the list of line items and click the “More Offering Categories.”
  2. Click the “show all” hyperlink.
  3. Select “Oak Kidz Day Camp”. Then click “back to envelope.”
  4. On the envelope page enter the fee amount applicable and proceed to confirmation.
  5. Set up an account in the (Adventist Giving) payment portal, or enter personal information to receive a receipt and payment confirmation.

Oak Kidz Day Camp Registration

Please complete the registration form in its entirety



Camper Info

This camp is for children who have COMPLETED Kindergarten until those who have COMPLETED 6th grade.


Health Concerns


Emergency Contact

other than Parents

i. Anyone not a parent MUST provide ID + sign them out
Passes for long term

ii. Early pick-up must sign out


Medical Waiver

  • Oak Kidz Day Camp is privileged to partner with the Oakwood University Church Medical Clinic for basic, emergency health services for all campers.
    In the case of a minor injury (small cuts, scrapes, etc.) a trained healthcare professional will be on site to provide basic first-aid.
  • In the event of an emergency, immediate first-aid will be provided by onsite healthcare professional, while camp staff contacts the emergency medical professionals.
  • Over the counter medications and prescription medications will be provided by onsite medical professionals.


Consent Form/Permission Slip


I am interested in sending my child for …..



Camp Week Payment Due
1. June 17-21, 2019 May 21, 2019
2. June 24-28, 2019 June 10, 2019
3. July 1-5, 2019 June 17, 2019
4. July 8-12, 2019 June 24, 2019
5. July 15-19, 2019 July 1, 2019
6. July 22-26, 2019 July 8, 2019
7. July 29-Aug. 2, 2019 July 15, 2019



*If the child is not insured:


We will be having a special meetings for parents prior to the beginning of the camp where we can meet with you and share more about our camp. We will contact you once these dates are confirmed.