Worship Arts Camp for Kids (WACK) 2022, formerly known as Young Musicians’ Camp, was held July 25-27 in Oklahoma City, Quail Springs and attracted nearly 200 children and sponsors from Baptist churches around the ‘Oklahoma.
WACK is an annual worship arts camp for children in grades three through six. This year’s event included various worship tracks, service opportunities, recreational activities and more.
All students participated in common choral practices, as well as a service project. On Wednesday evening, July 27, students demonstrated everything they had learned throughout WACK’s half-week, with a musical drama based on the theme of “Unselfie,” teaching children how to show selfless love. of Jesus in a world of selfies. .
Each camper could choose from a worship arts track including: Puppets, Bells, Banners, Set Design, Kids in Motion, Cartoons, Photography, Sign Language, Music Games, Legos, Guitar, Balloon Animals/ illusions and trampling.
At the Wednesday night concert in Quail Springs, which was attended by hundreds of parents and community members, the musical talents and various worship arts tracks learned were on full display, as was the gospel of Jesus Christ. .
One of the many lyrics to the catchy theme song reads, “It’s not about thinking less about yourself. It’s about thinking less of yourself,” recalling a famous CS Lewis quote on humility.
One of the camp attendees, a fourth-grade student, said, “This camp was really great. I wish it lasted all week, and I can’t wait until next year!
The long-running event is organized and sponsored by Capital Association (CBA). During the evening program, Mark Walters, CBA Fellowship Missions Strategist, greeted the congregation and spoke about the significance of the event and how the children’s hearts for worship were inspiring.
“God loves the worship of these children, and the world is a better place because of these children,” he said.
Throughout camp, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers prepared meals for children and sponsors, reaching out to campers as well.
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