River Kids at Mills River United Methodist Church exists to provide no-cost weekly musical instruction and tutoring to the elementary students of Mills River and the surrounding communities. River Kids is open to children K-5th Grade, and the registration limit for Fall 2018 is 50 children.
Caregivers are responsible for coordinating transportation for children to and from Mills River United Methodist Church. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to communicate special transportation needs to their child's school. Children MUST be picked up NO LATER THAN 5:30pm on Wednesday evenings at Mills River United Methodist Church.
Children are expected to not attend River Kids if they have experienced a fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or other symptoms of a spreadable sickness in the 24 hours prior to River Kids. Caretakers are responsible for picking up their children should such symptoms be present during River Kids.
Following pick-up from River Kids, the entire family is invited to a free dinner in the Fellowship Hall every Wednesday evening at 5:30pm.
River Kids will launch on Wednesday, September 12th, and will NOT meet on October 31st and November 21st. The final regular River Kids for Fall 2018 will take place on December 5th.
A winter concert for River Kids will take place on Sunday, December 9th at 4pm in the Sanctuary of Mills River UMC. Families should plan on children rehearsing prior to 4pm on that Sunday afternoon.
Weekly Schedule:3:00 - 4:00pm - Check-in, snack, and homework time in Fellowship Hall4:00 - 4:10pm - Transition and move backpacks into Narthex for pick-up4:10 - 4:40pm - First rotation between River Kids Handbells and River Kids Choir4:45 - 5:15pm - Second Rotation5:20 - Pick-up in Narthex(5:30 - Optional free dinner for entire family in Fellowship Hall)
ONE REGISTRATION FORM PER CHILD, PLEASE.
We look forward to seeing you at River Kids this fall!
-Pastor Kayln Wiley, River Kids Directorkayln@millsriverumc.org828-891-7788, Ext. 1106