September 16, 2014
SBC children, student registrations open
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BALTIMORE (BP) -- Registration is open for preschool child care, Children's Conferences International, Children in Action Missions Camp and Youth on Mission in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's June 10-11 annual meeting in Baltimore.

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief child care volunteers will care for preschoolers, while Children's Conferences International and Woman's Missionary Union will guide the Children in Action Missions Camp and Youth on Mission curricula and activities.

Preschool child care and activities for children who have completed grades 1-6 will be housed at the Baltimore Convention Center, the annual meeting site. Youth who have completed grades 7-12 will begin their days at the convention center with worship before going into the community for hands-on missions work.

Pre-registration is required and will be accepted online at under the "Children/Youth" tab. All participants should register as soon as possible because of limited space.

Due to space limitations and worker-to-children ratio objectives, onsite registration will not be accepted.

Preschool child care

Preschool child care for newborns through 5-year-olds will be available during the SBC Pastors' Conference, June 8-9, and the annual meeting, June 10-11. The cost is $25 per child for each of the events. In addition, there is a $10 non-refundable registration fee per child.

Lunch for preschoolers will be available for $6 Monday and $12 total for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Parents should pay all related fees when registering to insure their child's participation. The SBC will verify registrations with an emailed confirmation packet, including a parents' handbook.

Children's Conferences International

Children's Conferences International will offer the adventure "Christ Who Strengthens Me" for children ages 4-12 during the Pastors' Conference. The cost for Sunday evening and Monday is $27 or for Monday only is $23. Registration at the door will be $30.

Registration is open at*!sbc-pastors-conference-2014/c18n4.

Children in Action Missions Camp

Children in Action Missions Camp for children who have completed grades 1-6 by May/June will be offered June 10-11.

The camp theme "Gotta Tell It!" is designed to challenge children to tell God's story to people who need to hear it.

"Children attending the Children in Action Missions Camp will learn that they can know God and have a relationship with Him," said Cindy Bradley, Michigan WMU executive director and camp coordinator.

"In addition to Bible studies, children will visit with missionaries representing both the International Mission Board and the North American Mission Board," Bradley said. "Children will also participate in worship sessions, games and recreation, crafts and mission projects. These Bible study and missions experiences will show children that they are a part of God's story and have a place in His story."

The cost is $40 per child. In addition, there is a $10 non-refundable registration fee per child. Snacks will be provided; lunch will not. Parents will need to pick up their children both days at the conclusion of the morning session.

Youth on Mission

Youth on Mission for students who've completed grades 7-12 by May/June will be provided June 10-11.

"Youth on Mission will learn that they can know God and have a relationship with Him. They will be encouraged to be bold in telling His story and by serving others. The youth will serve through hands-on missions projects in Baltimore," said Kristy Carr, National WMU Ministry Consultant and Youth on Mission coordinator. "Each morning mission studies will be presented by both International Mission Board and North American Mission Board missionaries."

The cost is $55 per youth. In addition, there is a $10 non-refundable registration fee per youth. Lunch and a snack will be provided both days.
Compiled by Lynn Richmond of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee's office of convention finance. Get Baptist Press headlines and breaking news on Twitter (@BaptistPress), Facebook ( and in your email (

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