Children

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We are in full swing with sign-ups for another fun-filled season of basketball.

Our ages/grades are the same as last season, K-3(3-year-olds) through 8th grade for both girls and boys.

We will also be offering the extended division for the 9th-12th grade boys (Contact Jeremy Napier at 304-654-1084)

Registration officially began November 1st so get signed up now!

We have multiple registration/evaluation dates to accommodate all. They are:

  • Tuesday Dec 13, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Half time activities will continue to be entertaining and enriching with many audience participation games as well as activities to include the players.

Teams will begin practicing the week of Monday, January 1; games will begin on Saturday, January 21 and run for 8 consecutive Saturdays finishing on March 11th with the awards banquet on March 13th.

The registration form is attached.  Please return to the church office anytime Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.  Contact Tony Cicenas (304-208-1345) with any questions.

Online registrations available this year at Upward.org

UPWARD SPORTS

Every Child Learns! Every Child Plays!  Every Child is a Winner!

UPWARD BASKETBALL BROCHURE 2017

 

AWANA

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A.W.A.N.A. is a program for children, 2 year-old through grade 5. It is a time of worship, bible memory and fantastic games. A.W.A.N.A. has many volunteer leaders who make it a great place for your child while the adults attend an in-depth bible study. With music, drama, snacks, games and puppets your child will learn the truths of God’s Word.

  • Commander – Tony Cicenas
  • T&T director (3rd thru 5th grade)- Kyle Butcher
  • Sparky Director (Kindergarten thru 2nd grade)- Jerrod Workman
  • Cubbies Director (3 years old thru Pre-Kindergarten)- Dee Willis
  • Puggles Director (2 years – 3 year olds) Beth Butcher and Ashley Jones
  • Games Directors – Brett and Courtney Ballengee

AWANA EVENTS CALENDAR 2016-2017

12/11/16 OLD OR OUTRAGEOUS SHOE & STORE NIGHT (Prizes in each club for most outrageous shoes)
12/18/16 CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PLAY (No AWANA)
12/25/16 MERRY CHRISTMAS (No AWANA)
1/1/17 HAPPY NEW YEAR (No AWANAS)
1/8/17 PAJAMA NIGHT  (Kickoff the New Year in your PJ’s)
1/15/17 INSIDE-OUT/BACKWARD NIGHT  (Wear your clothes inside-out and/or backwards)
1/22/17 ROMANS ROAD NIGHT  (We will share the path to salvation)
1/29/17 CAREER NIGHT  (What do you want to be?)
2/5/17 SUPERBOWL NIGHT  (Dress as any sports player)
2/12/17 KISS NIGHT   (Earn Hershey Kisses by passing sections)
2/19/17 SUPERHERO NIGHT  (Come dressed as your own superhero)
2/26/17 LEADER APPRECIATION NIGHT  (appreciate them with candy, baked goods, card)
3/5/17 LONGEST LINE NIGHT (STORE NIGHT)  (Club w/ longest can food line wins an ice-cream social)
3/12/17 NOAH’S ARK NIGHT  (Dress as an animal)
3/19/17 TACKY T-SHIRT NIGHT  (Prizes in each club for most outrageous shoes)
3/26/17 50’s NIGHT  (Dress as someone from the 50’s)
4/2/17 80’s NIGHT  (Dress as someone from the 80’s)
4/9/17 IN IT TO WIN IT NIGHT  (60 second games for all ages)
4/16/17 HAPPY EASTER (No AWANA)
4/23/17 BEACH NIGHT  (Dress conservatively as someone from the beach)
4/30/17 GOOFY GLASSES NIGHT  (Prizes in each club for goofiest glasses)
5/7/17 DOUBLE NIGHT  (Dress as a pair & extra bucks for double sections)
5/14/17 OPERATION SHOEBOX COLLECTION NIGHT  Bring in supplies to pack in shoeboxes
5/21/17 AWANA FINALE  (Inflatables, final store night)