Jambo! Welcome to Camp Kilimanjaro, where you'll have an epic expedition through the book of Proverbs!
Every day, our kids are faced with choices—will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us! As they study Proverbs, your hikers will learn to have
Set your compasses for Africa and prepare for an epic expedition at Camp Kilimanjaro VBS!
1 Kings 3–4 (King Solomon) and Various Proverbs
Be wise—have ears that hear and do God's Word!
Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise. Proverbs 19:20
The Animals—Who made them so cool?
Backpack Attack / Listen UP!
Guess the Zebra Stripes
Genesis 1–3; Romans 3, 5, 6, 10; Proverbs (Gospel Day)
Be wise—have a heart that trusts in the Lord!
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5
The Terrain—What environments are there on this mountain?
Camp K Obstacle Course / Change of Heart
Heart-Smart Banana Bites
Various Proverbs (Bullying, boasting, gossiping, complaining—will we choose death words or life words?)
Be wise—have a tongue that speaks in a God-honoring way!
Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Proverbs 18:21
The Languages—Where did different languages come from?
Moorland Mayhem / Monkey, Mongoose, Man
Destination: Dress Up
Proverbs 6:6-11 and Various Proverbs
Be wise—have hands that get to work!
Commit your works to the Lord. Proverbs 16:3
The People–Why do they say the first people came from here?
Bucketball / Give Yourself a Hand
Proverbs Challenge and Hands that Serve
1 Kings 11:1-11 (King Solomon) and Various Proverbs
Be wise—have feet that walk with the wise!
He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed. Proverbs 13:20
The Volcanoes–How did Mount Kilimanjaro get here, anyway?
Snowball Scuttle / Ice Cube Relay
A day at Camp Kilimanjaro begins when everyone meets at Base Camp for the opening assembly.
After finishing the day's rotations, everyone heads back to Base Camp for the closing assembly.
It all adds up to an epic experience for your young trekkers. Are you raring to go? Then lace up those hiking boots, grab your gear, and let's get started!
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