Thursday Throwdown: Middle School Edition

Middle School @ the movies (2)Attention all middle schoolers! Join us for a day of movies and games on June 21! Meet us at the EPICenter at 9:30, bring $5 (to cover the cost of the movie and lunch) and money for concessions if you want! We’ll return to the EPICenter to have lunch and play games! Pick up at the EPICenter at 2 pm!

  • What – Movie Trip, Lunch, and Games!
  • When – June 21, 9:30-2
  • Who – All Middle School Students
  • Cost – $5 (to cover the cost for the movie and lunch) and money for concessions if you want them!

Sr. High Float Trip

Nothing beats a day on the river! Sr. High students, join us June 14 for the Sr High 1528042711976Thursday Throwdown Float Trip! We will leave the building at 8:30 AM and should return by around 6:30 – 7 PM (We will text parents on our way back).  The cost is $27 and must be paid online with a credit card or by check (you will have to click the “check” option in the “payment” box when you register) by June 10. Bring money for a meal on the way home, fun stuff, snacks, lunch (in waterproof bags),  waterproof sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, dry towel (keep in the van) and change of clothes (keep in the van). PLEASE CLICK BELOW and sign up BY Sunday, June 10.

There is a limited number of spots available. You MUST PAY BY SUNDAY NIGHT JUNE 10 @ MIDNIGHT – If you signed up to pay by check, but can’t get the money to Mike, you can sign up again and pay with a credit or debit card – there is no cost difference.  After Sunday, we will make transportation arrangements, if you miss the deadline and there are open seats in the vehicle we have committed, they will be first come first serve.

Going on a float trip with the youth group means you understand the following:  no bikinis (tankinis are ok), guys keep your shirt on, & our boats stay together on the river. You must have a current Medical & Info Form.  This is an easy float and there are not many deep spots, so if you are under 18 and DO NOT want to wear a life jacket, your PARENT(s) must fill out a Lifejacket Waiver 2018 Form! If you do not have this form on file, you must wear a life jacket. If you would like to get last minute info for any changes or are a parent who will need to know a pick-up as we travel, please CLICK HERE to sign up to get on the text service.

If you bring a friend – it is your responsibility to make sure they know the rules and have all forms on file!!!  If they do not have a Medical & Info Form on file – they cannot go!


  • What – Float Trip
  • When – June 14, DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS JUNE 10, meet at the EPICenter at 8:30 am, should return by 6:30 pm
  • Who – Sr. High Only (incoming 9th-graduates)
  • Cost – $27 per person (covers your cost to float) – YOU MUST PAY online when you register or BY CHECK by June 10 to guarantee a spot. (you will have to click the “check” option in the “payment” box when you register).
  • What to Bring – $ for a meal on the way home, fun stuff, snacks, lunch (in waterproof bags),  waterproof sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, dry towel (keep in the van) and change of clothes (keep in the van).

CLICK HERE and sign up BY Sunday, June 10.


A Day at the Zoo!

Next week’s Thursday Throwdown (June 7) will Zoo Triphave you roaring with the best of them at the Zoo! Meet at the EPICenter at 9 am for a wild time! Make sure to bring water, sunscreen, and a sack lunch, or lunch money, no one wants you to be hangry! Pick up at the EPICenter at 2 pm!

Sign up by June 3 to guarantee a spot in the van!

  • What- Zoo Trip
  • When – June 7, meet at EPICenter @ 9 am, pick-up @ 2 pm.
  • Where – StL Zoo
  • Who – All TeenEPIC students
  • What to Bring – Water, Sunscreen, and a sack lunch (or lunch money)

Outdoor Movie Night (and other stuff)

Next week for Thursday Throwdown (5/31) join us at the EPICenter at 6 pm for an Movie Night Graphicoutdoor movie night, games, and hot dogs! We’ll bring the hot dogs for dinner and you bring drinks and a snack or dessert to share (be creative because what you bring is all we will have to eat) to go with it! We’ll have some games and activities, the fire pit lit, and plenty more! We will be wrapping up by around 9 pm!

  • What – Outdoor Movie Night + Hot Dogs
  • When – May 31, 6pm – 9pm
  • Where – EPICenter
  • Who – all TeenEPIC teens (yes, you can bring a friend)
  • What to bring – Drink (2-liter) AND dessert or snack, lawn chair or blanket if desired
  • How much – no $ needed!


Areawide Paintball

On May 20, we will join the areawide groups for an afternoon of paintball!  The Areawide Paintball.pngcost is $35 and includes 500 rounds of ammunition (you may buy extrawhen you are there).

We will leave the building by 12:30. If you want to bring or grab a quick lunch and eat it at the EPICenter after class, you are welcome to do so. We will return by 6 PM.

You MUST have a current teenEPIC Medical Release & Info Form on file AND a Wacky Warrior Waiver Form.  (If you filled out a teenEPIC Medical Release & Info Form for Winterfest, you do not need another one.)

  • You should WEAR an old set of clothes and shoes (for paintball).
  • You should BRING a change of shoes and clothes, a towel

You must sign up HERE – you can pay online or put your cash/check in a teenEPIC Event Envelope and give it to Mike.



Chicken Dinner with the Ministers

I hope you can join Bob, Kyle, and me at Chick-fil-A tonight before Youth Group! – Mike

Click here if you need directions. It’s on Clarkson, just south of Clayton – Right by Dewey’s Pizza.

Hope to see you at the Ellisville CFA today at 5:45pm. We will enjoy a chicken sandwich and conversation before heading to the Lafayette campus for The Middle activities.

via Ready for chicken? — Lafayette Church of Christ