High Five Camp is July 8-12th • 6:00-8:30p

High Five Registration has Closed!

Registration for High Five Camp 2024 has closed. If you have any questions please email kids@harvestdesmoines.org

Who: High Five Camp is for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade in Fall 2024.

What: Children will experience bold teaching, passionate worship and participate in unique and exciting electives!

Each child gets to choose one elective where they’ll be able to participate in hands-on activities and will use their talents and skills for Christ—because it’s all about Jesus!

Where: Harvest Bible Chapel

408 E 1st Street Grimes, IA

2024 Electives

Your child will be able to sign up for 1 elective on a first-come first-serve basis. Registration will close once each elective reaches capacity. Your child will remain in their registered elective for the entire week.

Build It, Game On, Master Chef, Nimble Needles, and Tabletop Adventures will be offered for grades K-2 & 3-5. Cartwheels will be offered K-2!

Electives at Capacity: Master Chef for 3rd-5th Grade!

Build It

If you like to work with your hands, use different kinds of tools, and want to create something awesome, this one is for you! We will be putting your skills to the test as we build individual projects and an amazing group project! (Children may be allowed to use power tools and small hand tools under direct adult supervision.)


Do you practice forward rolls or cartwheels in your yard? Or have you always wanted to learn? Well, CARTWHEELS is for you! Join us each night to learn basic tumbling skills, how to stretch safely, and gain confidence in balancing! We can’t wait to see what you learn!!! This elective will only be offered for K-2nd grade group.

Game On

Time to get your GAME ON! Plan to sweat and have fun! We will be playing multiple outdoor games and teaming up to compete in relay style races. Tie up those shoe laces and get ready to leave it all on the field, let's go!

Master Chef

Learn your way around the kitchen as you prepare tasty snacks and meals! We will also discuss kitchen etiquette, how to measure, and even create your own cookbook. Due to the complexity and scope of recipes used, we can only accommodate gluten free and dairy free food allergies. We value your child’s safety! If you have a specific questions about food allergies regarding your child and this elective, please email emilyf@harvestdesmoines.org.Master Chef has reached capactiy for 3rd-5th grade!

Nimble Needles

Kids will create simple projects in order to learn basic hand sewing and embroidery skills.

Tabletop Adventures

Do you LOVE board games? If so, join us for a fun week of decision-making, teamwork, and problem-solving. Each day will feature different games paired with relevant passages from the Bible, encouraging participants to apply biblical principles to their gameplay and everyday lives! Come and join us as we roll the dice, move our pieces, and uncover the strategic wisdom of Scripture together!


If you have any question not answered below, please feel free to email Emily Flaherty at emilyf@harvestdesmoines.org

What are the age requirements for High Five?

High Five campers must be entering kindergarten through fifth grade and register by grade they are entering in Fall 2024.

What should my child bring?

We will be sending out specific information for each elective the week before High Five Camp. We encourage kids to bring their own water bottle and to dress appropriately for their elective!

Build It: Please wear closed toe shoes! We will be outside most of the evening, so please wear clothes that are weather appropriate.

Cartwheels: We ask that you do not wear any jewelry, shirts that can be tucked in, and closed toe shoes for the obstacle course portion. If your child desire to wear a leotard, please also have shorts over the top!

Game On: Please wear closed toe shoes + dressed to be active outside! We will be providing water bottles that we ask them to bring each night! Friday night will be water day, so we will send you more information!

When can I drop my children off and pick them up?

Please drop your kids off at Harvest by 6:00p, doors open at 5:45. We do ask for you to pick your child(ren) up by 8:30p. We will start the check out process at 8:20 if you would like to arrive early.

Our pick up and drop off system will be a little different this year. We will keep you updated on the specifics as High Five Camp gets closer.

How do I get my child's t-shirt?

Each child will receive their t-shirt at checkout on their first night at High Five Camp.

How do you care for my child with allergies?

We have a nurse on site that is available to help with allergies and any medical needs. Make sure to list any allergies on the registration.  We value your child’s safety.

Can I pick my child up early?

Yes, if necessary, you can pick your child up early. We ask that you communicate this when you arrive if possible unless it is an emergency. You will need to check your child out with their leader.

How do I make a request for my child to participate with a specific friend?

Please make sure you communicate with specific friends to sign up for the same elective and to sign up early!