Summer At First

At FIRST we know how to do summer right, which is why we’ve got so many great camps and summer programs for kids! Whether you’re into sports, arts, music, or dance, there’s an adventure waiting for you. So go ahead and start exploring the camps below and let’s race into summer!

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Worship Arts Camp is the perfect  camp for kids who love to dabble in the arts. For five fun days kids get to worship through the arts choosing one musical instrument and an add on art focus from a wide variety of classes. Worship Arts Camp gives kids a chance to try something new without the commitment of private lessons or buying an instrument. 

We offer a ton of classes to ensure small group environments so that kids get the attention and training they deserve. On the final day of camp the children get to perform a miniature concert with their peers showcasing what they learned during the week. We hope to see you this summer at Worship Arts Camp. 

Payments & Refund Policy & Schedule

***Worship Arts Camp***
Payment Details & Refunds
 Grades 1-6 Camp Registration:  $60.00 if registered by May 15
$70.00 if registered after May 15
100 % refund up to June 1
50% refund from June 2 – July 5
No refund after July 5
4K-5K Camp Registration:  $50.00 if registered by May 15
$60.00 if registered after May 15
100 % refund up to June 1
50% refund from June 2 – July 5
No refund after July 5

Dates, Ages, Cost

Dates: August 3 – 7

Times: 9 am – 12 Noon 

Ages: Rising 4K – 6th Grade

Cost: (Price goes up after May 15)

1-6 Grade – $60

4k-5k – $50

**Click here for full details about payment**

For more information about Worship Arts Camp
please call 803-343-8550 or email

Filling out the Registration Form does not mean your child is registered. To complete registration you must fill out a form and make a payment. Thank you

Pay for Worship Arts Camp

If you have filled out an online form but haven’t paid please use the links below to pay for the appropriate age group camp.

Click here to pay for Pre-school

Click here to pay for 1 – 6th grade

Art Camp

Dates: June 22 – 25

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12 Noon

Ages: Rising 1st – 6th graders

Cost: $80/camper (Immediate family member discount of 50% off registration with 1 full price family member registration. Discounts can only be paid in person at EFLC.)

Registration deadline: June 15


God doesn’t make any mistakes!  This camp with focus on unlikely Bible heroes that God used for his glory!  Our art will be inspired by this no mistakes idea and we’ll explore how even an “oops” can be turned into something beautiful!  Campers need to bring their imagination, a smock, and snack.  All supplies are included. An Art Show of all that was made will be held on Thursday the last day of camp! If taking advantage of the multi-child discount, you must pay in person at the 2nd floor Activity Desk of the EFLC.

Price increases to $95/participant after June 11, 2020.

Registration deadline is June 15, 2020

If you have filled out a form online but haven’t paid please use the pay button below.

Manners Camp

Dates: July 20 -22

Times: M – W, 9 AM – 12 Noon (3 years – rising 1st graders) OR 1 – 4 pm (rising 2nd – 5th graders)

Ages: 3 years – 5th grade

Cost: $85/child; price goes up after July 6 to $95


Come be a part of the Manners Club!!  We will be learning about The Golden Rule, R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Speaking Skills, Table Manners and much, much more.  The kids will come home reminding YOU to keep your elbow off of the table. And just wait until they learn the Interrupting Rule – I promise you will thank us!  We will have a fabulous time singing with Judy the Manners Lady, playing games, making crafts and learning proper table skills. Camp is held in the FBC Children’s Center.

Pay for Manners Camp

If you have filled out a form online but haven’t paid please use the links below to pay.

Please click here to pay for Preschool 

Please click here to pay for Grade School

Flag Football Camp

Dates: June 15 – 18

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12noon

Ages: Rising 3rd – 6th graders

Cost: $65/participant; price goes up after June 4

Registration deadline:June 8


Come learn from a former High School receivers coach in one of the first football camps of the season! Sharpen your passing, blocking, route running, receiving skills and so much more! Bring sunscreen and water! Players will meet at Howard Park each day for camp.

If you have filled out a form online but haven’t paid please use the pay button below.

Soccer Shots®

Dates: July 27 – 30

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12noon

Ages: 4 – 8 years old (children will be placed in age appropriate groups)

Cost: $104/child with a 20% discount for siblings (must contact Soccer Shots® at for details)


The heat is on, but our soccer camp will be cool – indoors at the EFLC Gym! Camp will consist of instruction in the basics/fundamentals of soccer for beginners as well as advanced passing/shooting/dribbling drills for more experienced players. All this is taught through the SOCCER SHOTS® fun and creative method of teaching. Each day will consist of age appropriate skill development, snack time, age appropriate crafts and scrimmaging.

WinShape creates next-level camps that turn summers into meaningful experiences for campers and families. Camp is the place where friendships take root, personal growth is front and center, and faith runs through all you do. Camp is the place for life-changing, memory-making and adventure-taking awesomeness.

Dates: June 8 – 12

Days/Times: M – Fr, 7:45 AM – 4:55 PM

Ages: 1 – 5th grade

Cost: $219/child

Registration Opens: March 2 @ 9 AM


WinShape Day Camp will be hosted at North Trenholm Baptist Church located at 6515 N Trenholm Rd. Columbia, SC

WinShape Camps for Communities brings the ultimate day camp right to your neighborhood, combining fun, faith and friendship into an action-packed week. Campers cultivate their God-given skills and talents in a mix of indoor and outdoor moments, physical activity and creative play, with epic adventures at camp all day and sleeping soundly back at home at night. At the end of the week, we serve up a day of fun for the whole family—complete with a yummy lunch from Chick-fil-A.


(VBS 2019 In the Wild)

End of Week – Highlight Video

VBS 2020

Last year’s In The Wild theme was an adventure filled with animals of the amazon, and this year an epic adventure awaits as we climb aboard the Rocky Railway. We’ll take you on a ride you’ll never forget with high locomotion fun and impactful bible lessons. Join us on a faith filled journey as we learn that trusting in Jesus helps pull us through life’s ups and downs. It’s a fun experience that’ll make you want to shout chuga chuag choo choo! Discover amazing things this summer coming full steam ahead at Rocky Railway.

Dates: July 13 – 17

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM

Ages: Rising 4k- 5th Grade

Cost: FREE

VBX 2020

It’s going to be a blast at this year’s Vacation Bible School Xperience. Grab your friends and join us in the student center for team competitions, crazy games, and snow cones. Of course, we’ll have some great worship time and bible study to dive into. You won’t want to miss the summer fun so come be a part of this year’s VBX.

Dates: July 13 – 17

Time: 9a – 12p

Ages: 6th – 8th grade

Cost: Free