SURGE 2023 - West Ridge Church

SURGE 2023 Is Here 🎉

Are your kids ready for the best week of the their summer?! We are so excited to offer a week packed with great activities and great tracks. Registration is coming fast and want you to have the inside scoop on what tracks we have available this year as well as some key information.

Here are the things you need to know:

  • Camp Dates: June 12-16
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm
  • Cost: Starting at $60 for the week
    • Payment is due at registration and there is no family discount for multiple kids.
  • SURGE Check In: June 11th from 10am – noon in Discovery Room A&B
  • Registration Kick Off: April 30 @ 6:12 pm
    • Track openings will be available on a first come first serve basis. Prices will range from $60-80.

24 hr ONLINE ONLY LATE REGISTRATION: Did you miss a chance to register your kid or want to add some of your friends to SURGE camp!? We are going to have a special late registration.

  • Opens: June 4th at 2pm
  • Closes: June 5 at 11:59pm

Track openings will be available on a first come first serve basis. 

Late Registration Pro Tips for Registering  Parent Handbook

Check Out This Sneak Peek of SURGE Camp

SURGE is a week-long evening summer camp for kids entering 1st-6th grade in the fall of 2023. The camp offers coaching in various sports and instruction in the arts. We gather in small and large groups to discover who God is and what He's done for us through a time full of music, video, creative Bible teaching and more!

Want to make a difference in the life of a kid?

Become a small group leader! We believe that God uses people like you to leave an eternal impact on the lives of kids!

You have the opportunity to make a kid feel valued, help them navigate an evening learning about Jesus and participating in engaging tracks!

  • Camp Dates: June 12-16
  • Registration Dates: April 30 – May 21
  • All Volunteer Meeting: June 4 @ 4pm in the Worship Center
Volunteer Handbook


Volunteer Registration for SURGE is officially closed due to the timeline needed for background checks. Still interested in serving? You can find out if you’re cleared to serve by emailing our team here.

SURGE 2023 Tracks

Click each item to see a quick description and what to expect from each of the tracks


Kids in this class will learn to use different art mediums in lessons that reinforce God’s truths.  Participants should wear clothing that they will not mind getting paint on.

Backyard Games

This class will have all the best summertime backyard fun!  Kids will learn the basics of games like corn hole, ladder ball, Can Jam, four square, Spike Ball, Cross Net, and badminton.  Get ready to have a blast with some friendly outdoor competition!


Learn the basic skills of baseball and softball. Wear sneakers or cleats and shorts. (Kids can wear cleats, but they cannot wear them into the Worship Center for large group.) Bring gloves and bats if you have them.


Kids will learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, ball handling, rebounding, and defense through skill-based instructions and small-sided scrimmages.  Wear comfortable sneakers, and come ready to drop dimes and make it rain!

Beautiful Bakery

Kids will learn beautiful decorating techniques as they decorate cookies, cakes etc.

Just like on TV, our SURGE BMXers will grind it out on a dirt track and learn how to make banked turns, fly over whoop-dee-doos and pedal to victory!! Protective gear is required (Helmet and closed-toed shoes are the minimum. Feel free to wear as much as you feel is necessary) and you must already know how to ride a bicycle. Bikes will be provided, unless you want to bring your own.
WRC accepts no responsibility for personal property left on campus but the bikes will be locked up each night of camp.

Girls will learn chants, a short dance,  jumps, motions, and a minimal amount of stunting.  Some cartwheel and round-off work may be done. Wear modest, comfortable clothing and sneakers. No open-toed shoes.  Campers will be able to take their NEW pom-poms home at the end of the week!

Circus Arts

If you like to “clown” around, are good at “juggling” your chores at home, or like to reach new “heights” THIS is the track for you! We’ve picked “kid-friendly” circus elements and made one of the best tracks SURGE has ever seen! (Please bring a comfortable fitting helmet.)

Creative Crafting

Kids will work with various materials to make fun crafts that they can take home at the end of the week.

Dance Party

A fun and energetic dance class that teaches kids structure, teamwork, and the value of creating a routine.  Please wear sneakers/tennis shoes.


If you got the moves to make it to the end, then this is the sport for you! You’ll team up and learn different strategies for knocking the opposing team out one by one!!

Field Day Fun

Kids will learn that exercise can be fun by participating in field day-type games and competitions.  Get ready for a challenge, and don’t be afraid to get wet.


Learn the basics of the game of football – offense, defense and kicking while participating in drills and scrimmage games. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Cleats can be worn during the track but not inside the Worship Center for large group.

Grill Masters

This track is for the Meat Lover in all of us!! We will be teaching the kids to cook meals on the grill, from a competition-level Master Griller, from scratch using fresh ingredients.  They will learn how to properly set the table and most importantly how to clean up after themselves!  They also get to eat what they have prepared each night.

Instrument Zoo

Students get to be in a handbell choir, sing and play various orchestral, band, and cultural instruments. This track allows them to explore and discover their talent & maybe find their true calling along the way.

Kid Vs. Wild

Think you can take on the elements and SURVIVE!?! After you finish this track with our ex-military Survival Specialist, you will have a better chance than most people! You’ll learn different types of fire making techniques, food sources, water sources and treatment and shelter making along with loads of other helpful survival tips!!

Kitchen Chaos

We will be teaching the kids to cook meals from scratch using fresh ingredients.  They will learn how to properly set the table, make affordable table decorations, and most importantly how to clean up after themselves!  They also get to eat what they have prepared each night.


Learn the basic skills of lacrosse. Wear sneakers or cleats and shorts. Cleats can be worn during the track but not inside the Worship Center for large group. If you already have sticks and gloves, please bring them.

Lego Masters

Kids will learn how to make amazing Lego creations and come up with unique designs. Who knows? We might find a few master builders!

Mad Science

Come dive into the wonderful world of Science. Children will be learning about the complexities of God’s creation through experiments that are sure to drive them MAD!

Martial Arts

We will be introducing kids to the world of martial arts.  They will learn confidence and self-discipline along with proper moves such as kicking, punching, and blocking.  Wear comfortable clothes.

Ninja Warrior

The fitness phenomenon that has taken television by storm is happening at SURGE! Think you can tackle the Warp Wall?!?!? Bring your “A” game to this track!

RC Cars

Do you want to have the power of an RC Car in the palm of your hand? This track allows you to control top of the line RC Cars on fun and unique tracks, and even take home a remote control car at the end of camp! If you enjoy full speed fun…then this is the track for you!


This track is all about getting better at skateboarding! Experienced instructors will teach basic trick techniques and proper safety, so you’ll be sidewalk surfing in no time! All skill levels are invited. A Mini-Quarterpipe and several other skateboard elements will be available for all levels! Kids will take home their skateboard at the end of camp.

Snack Attack

Do you love to snack? Do you love to make snacks? Does the thought of snacks make your mouth water? Then this is the track for YOU! In Snack Attack! you’ll learn how to make healthy, easy and delicious snacks that you can make at home and share with family and friends!

** Kids with food/nut allergies should not sign up for this class.


Campers will learn the basics of soccer: offense, defense and goal tending. Wear sneakers and shorts. Optional – shin guards, and cleats. Cleats can be worn during the track but not inside the Worship Center for large group.

Table Sports

The best place to play games is in the comfort of your own home! This track will teach kids the basics of Ping-Pong, Billiards, Foosball, Air Hockey, and other various games. Get ready for a great time relaxing and playing classic indoor table games!


Participants will learn the basics of tennis – serving, backhand and forehand. Wear tennis shoes, and bring a racquet in you have one.

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact team activity played with a frisbee. Fast-paced action makes this one of the most exciting games in the country! Although it resembles many traditional sports in its athletic requirements, it is unlike most sports due to its focus on self-officiating, even at the highest levels of competition.


Learn the basic skills of volleyball. Wear sneakers and shorts. The younger group will be using softer balls and a lowered net for the best volleyball experience possible!


Kids will learn beginner carpentry skills and assemble a project made of wood. They can take home their amazing creations at the end of camp. Wear closed-toed shoes.