Best Summer Ever – RH Costa Mesa

Best Summer Ever

ROCKHARBOR FAMILIES

We’re so excited to announce RH families Best Summer Ever! With school getting out and our kids back at home we realize that families are busier than ever with summer vacations, day camps, beach days, and everything in between. This year we have created a variety of events for our ROCKHARBOR families to come together and build community throughout the summer! We love the idea of creating moments where we can all get together to connect and experience fun, friends, family, and food! *Best Summer Ever consists of six epic family-friendly gatherings, a weekly gathering for our rh kids & youth to connect, a week-long camp for our Upper Elementary & Youth, and more! Your family won’t want to miss out on this!

All Family Events

upGRADE

Formerly known as Move-Up Weekend, upGRADE is the exciting weekend where our kids/students get to upgrade into their 2018-2019 school grade. Sunday, June 24 will be filled with fun events to get kids and students excited about their new grade and their introductions into our Elementary, Middle School or High School ministries!

Families Beginning of Summer Bash

As we all head into the summer, we want to kick it off with a Summer Bash! This is going to be a great event for the entire family and we would love for you to invite your friends! We will be gathering together on Friday, June 29 at 6:30pm over at the Mariners Christian School field while we play games, eat food (TK burger will be there for an additional $5) and a watch an outdoor movie on a big screen! Pre-register or join us at the door! Cost is$ 5 per person, or $20 for the whole family, we hope to see you there!

Chick-fil-A Summer Camp Fundraiser

Who doesn’t love some Chick-fil-a! On July 2 from 5-8pm, we will be hosting a fundraiser at the Chick-fil-A on Bristol & MacArthur for our Elementary and Middle School Summer Camps. Gather your friends and family and come grab dinner to help support! Just mention you are there to support ROCKHARBOR Summer Camps and they will take care of the rest!

Families Bowling Night

What’s more fun on a Thursday night than bowling?! Come join us on July 12 at Irvine Lanes for a night of bowling and a pizza dinner! Families need to pre-register. Cost is $10 a person or $30 per family. The night includes bowling shoes, pizza, drinks and Bowling!

Families Paddle Boarding

Nothing says summer more than paddle boarding in Newport Beach! Get your family and friends together on Thursday, August 2, and head on down to join us at Pirate Cove (located at Newport Dunes) for two-hours of paddle boarding fun! Families do need to pre-register for this event.  Cost is $20 per person, or $30 per family.

Families End of Summer Celebration

As the summer comes to an end, we want to take this time to come together to remember & celebrate all that God has done over the summer! On Saturday, August 25 from 3-8pm, gather your family, and come join us at the beach for a time filled with fun, food, and community! We will have activities for all ages, a bonfire to gather around, and of course S’mores! Families can pre-register for this event or they can show just up! Cost is $5 a person or $20 for the whole family!

rh kids Family Events (Nursery – 5th Grade)

Mom’s Holy Yoga

Moms, join us in Studio K on Wednesday, July 18 from 11:00-12:00pm for Holy Yoga! This will be a time to connect your mind, body and spirit with God. Grab a water bottle, your yoga mat, and a friend. All levels are welcome! If you need childcare register here.

Kids Movie Night

Join us on Friday, August 17 at ROCKHARBOR Costa Mesa for a night of investing in your marriage while your kids enjoy a fun movie night! Hear from our Marriage Pastor, Roger Tirabassi, as he shares about the importance of intentionally dating your spouse. Light refreshments will be provided for you and your kids. The Marriage Workshop will be located in The Box, and the movie will be in Studio K. Your kids are welcome to dress in their PJ’s and bring blankets and pillows. Please RSVP here! The cost is $5 per kid online or $7 at the door.

Early Childhood Family Events (Nursery – Kindergarten)

Park Play Dates

Join us every Tuesday from 10:30-12:30 to slide, swing, and play at the park! Connect with other parents from ROCKHARBOR while your little ones explore and make new friends. We will enjoy lunch together from 12-12:30. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, sand toys and a picnic blanket.

Park Dates & Location
Marina Park: 1600 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
June: 26
July: 10; 17; 24; 31
August: 7; 14; 21

Elementary Events (1st – 5th Grade)

Swim & Study

Join us every Tuesday from 10:30am-12:30pm for some swimming, a devotional, and eating lunch together! Meet other ROCKHARBOR families while your child grows in their faith and friendships! Bring a swimsuit, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch, bible, towel, and pool toys (optional).

Park Dates & Location
Marina Park: 1600 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
June: 26
July: 10; 17; 24; 31
August: 7; 14; 21

Elementary Summer Camp

RHCM Elementary 4th & 5th Graders will be heading up for Forest Home July 22-27 to experience God, build community, and have fun!

RH Youth Events (Middle School & High School)

Youth Beach Days

Summer is here and we will be going to the beach every Wednesday! Meet us at the fire pits next to Balboa Peninsula Park in Newport for an afternoon/evening filled with surf, spikeball, smores, and more!

Youth Movie Night

On July 9 from 6-9pm we will be watching Ant Man and the Wasp together as a Youth Group. Join us for some popcorn, mike and ikes, oversized sodas, and marvel goodness! Details and showing time TBD.

Youth OC Fair Day

All RHY will be heading to the OC Fair for a day of rides, fried foods, prizes, pig races, and good communal fun! Last year this event was a HUGE hit and grew our youth group so close. We really believe we need to have fun together and this event is a perfect way to do that and be active in our local community.

Youth Angels Game

Monday, August 27, join us as we catch a home game at Angel stadium.  This will be an all RH Youth event where we will be siting together enjoying dogs, peanuts, and cracker jacks. Join us for a fun night of baseball and community! Sign up here.

Middle School Events

Middle School Summer Camp

Every year we take a week to retreat from the distractions of every day life, to spend time with our best friends, to make new friends, and grow in our relationship with God. We will be heading to Forest Home July 22-27. Forest Home has incredible facilities including a giant swing, lake with slide and blob, kayaking, outdoor lazer tag, MILKSHAKES, recreation, mini golf, and game rooms. Register Here

High School Events

High School Mission Trip

On August 4, a group of about 15 High School students and Leaders will be boarding a plane to head to the Dominican Republic. We will be partnering with an organization called Kids Alive to serve the kids, families, and missionaries located in the village of Caraballo. Please keep us in your prayers as we raise funds, travel, and share the love of Jesus. If you feel compelled to support us financially with a tax-deductible donation you can donate here. Any donation big or small makes a huge impact!

High School Seek Nights

Sunday Nights at 5pm
June 24th; July 8th; July 29th; August 12th; August 26th

Join us in the warehouse where we will come together for food, fun, and to seek Jesus through powerful worship and a message. These nights are going to be memorable and set apart to specifically seek God’s guidance for our schools, world, and ministry.

If you have questions about The Best Summer Ever events or about RH Families minstry, email families@rockharbor.org.

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