Student Ministry Summer Events

Join us this summer!

Hey students and families! The school year may be coming to an end, but student ministry at Hope Waukee is not over! We have a bunch of fun events for students in grades 6-12 to grow in faith and community this summer. Bring a friend! We can’t wait to see you there!

Check out all the fun summer events below!

students standing outside of Hope Waukee

2024 Summer Events

Summer Bash | June 5

5:30-7:00 pm for PowerLife (entering grades 6-8)
7:30-9:00 pm for Ignition (entering grades 9 – graduated seniors)
at Hope Waukee West Lot

All students are invited to attend this epic summer kick-off in the Hope Waukee West Lot with free food, inflatables, games, and more! Bring friends!

PowerLife Game Night | July 10

Wednesday, July 10, 6:00-8:00 pm at Spare Time

All students entering grades 6-8 are invited to join us for a fun night of arcade games, bowling and laser tag at Spare Time! Cost is $20.

Ignition Pool Party | July 13

July 13, 6:30-8:30 pm at Clive Aquatic Center

Calling all high school students! YOU are invited to join us at the Clive Aquatic Center for a fun pool party with your friends! We have rented the entire pool so bring a towel, some sun screen, and a friend (or two!) for this epic night! This event is cost-optional, but students are asked to register. Walk-ins are welcome!

Volunteer at VBS and HopeKids | July 22-26

July 22-26 at Hope Waukee

Want to serve during the summer? Ignition students are encouraged to help with HopeKids and Vacation Bible School at Hope Waukee. Email [email protected] for more info.

Taste of Hope Waukee | July 28

Sunday, July 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Hope Waukee

Taste of Hope Waukee is the biggest Jesus party of the year, and we want YOU and your families to be a part of it! There will be inflatables, food, snow cones, and so much more for the entire community.

Back-to-School Worship & Color War! | August 21

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6:30-8:00 pm at Hope Waukee

All students entering grades 6-12 are invited to join us for a back-to-school worship experience followed by an epic color war! Let’s kick off the 2024-25 school year with prayer and fun. Wear a white shirt and be prepared to get messy!

students smiling at fun outdoor event
students holding up ice cream
students outside hanging out in the summer
students at Spare Time playing games
students playing on inflatable outside
students at Spare Time playing air hockey
students outside at bonfire
group of students outside Hope Waukee at fun summer event
students walking outside toward inflatables

Other Opportunities for Ignition students (grades 9-12)

Ignite Sunday Night Bible Studies

Sundays, June 23 & 30, July 14 & 21, Aug. 4 & 11, 7:00-8:30 pm

Ignite Sunday Night Bible Studies are a great way for high school students to grow in faith and in community during the summer. Each night will include worship, snack, bible study, and a fun optional activity at the end.

Kickball & Popsicles

Thursday, June 13

Ignition Bonfire

Wednesday, June 26, 7:30-9:30 pm & Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7:30-9:30 pm

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to join us for a fun night of community at the back patio of Hope Waukee on June 26 from 7:30-9:30 pm! There will be 9-square, gaga ball, lawn games, s’mores, and room to hang out with friends.

Outdoor Movie Night

Thursday, July 18

Volleyball at SportsPlex West

Thursday, Aug. 15