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Kids Blast Classes - Discovery your ultimate purpose
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Connecting with God

It is amazing to have a relationship with God.  Kids learn not only about God, but how to have a meaningful relationship with God.  It is an amazing conference for boys and girls.

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Connecting with Friends

Boys and girls from throughout Wisconsin and Northern Michigan come together and make life-long friendships.  Kids come back each year to connect with their friends.  Kids Blast is also a great place to bring friends from your community.

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Discovering Your Gifts

Boys and girls discover their ultimate purpose in life.  Through this discovery process each of the boys and girls discover unique gifts and talents God has given them.  Kids Blast allows boys and girls to explore some new talents.

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Kids Blast Team

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Josh Humpa

Kids Blast Speaker
Joshua Humpa is passionate about leading kids to discover and become who God created them to be. He's been in Children's Ministry his whole life and on staff as the Children's Pastor at Oak Creek Assembly of God for 6 years. Joshua is married to Stephanie and they have made two adorable kids.
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Live Worship

Worship Team
Imagine nearly 1000 boys and girls from the area worshipping God all in one voice! It is incredible to hear boys and girls worship God at Kids Blast. We bring together a great team of worship leaders who lead us into a special time with God. It is one of the best things about Kids Blast.
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Jenn Hewitt

M.C.
Jenn serves as children's pastor at Christian Life Fellowship in Port Edwards, WI. Jenn will be the M.C. for the Kids Blast weekend and will be leading the main sessions. Jenn is a veteran MC in our network and has helped bring the fun to Kids Camp on the big stage. Jenn will lead us in big group games and keep all of the services pointed to Christ.
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Great Kids Leaders

Workshop Leaders
Wisconsin/Northern Michigan Kids Blast has many workshops featured on Saturday morning led by children's ministry leaders throughout our ministry network. There will be lots of cool sessions taught by leaders who will help boys and girls grow in their relationship with God and others and help them discover their God-given mission.
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Mark Kilcoyne

Kids Blast Director
Mark serves as discipleship director for the Wisconsin/Northern Michigan Ministries Network. In this role, he oversees children's ministries for the Network.

Why We Love Kids Blast

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Josh Humpa

Children's Pastor - Oak Creek, WI

"We absolutely love Kids Blast. It's amazing watching our kids have the time of their life, connect with old and new friends, and be changed by God!"

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REgistration Information

Registration for Kids Blast is completed through group registration. The cost for Kids Blast 2022 is $58 per person.  Kids of Wisconsin/N. Michigan Ministries Network get in FREE.  Look at the registration site for more information.  Early Bird registration closes at Midnight on Wednesday, January 26th 2022.

Room Reservations

Housing is conducted all online through our Kids Blast Links. The rate is $199 for a room that sleeps 6 and includes one free water park pass per person. The room block is available to book through Wednesday, January 26th 2022.

KIDS BLAST Docs

Click on a tab or use the menu tree on the left after clicking on a tab.  These are documents from last year's Kids Blast for you to look at.  New documents will be released in the 4th quarter of 2021

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Frequentely ASKED Questions

For 2022, Kids Blast will be going back to a two-day format!

You can register your group at https://wnmdag.regfox.com/2022-kids-blast or click the button at the top of website.

Registration website allows for credit card or check payment. If paying by check, send payment to the Network Office.

*There is a sample student registration to send to your families online in the docs section.

*All adult sponsors attending Kids Blast, should complete your church's volunteer application including a background check. A sample background check consent form is available in the docs section online.

You will need to fill out the group registration form again for any new registration. You can add people to your group registrations up until February 23rd.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY REGISTRATIONS MADE AFTER JANUARY 26th WILL INCUR A $5 LATE FEE.

No, you will need to reserve a room within our KIds Blast room block from the Kalahari seperately. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

If your room is paid for with a credit card and that individual not staying in your room block, you will need to fill out this form https://www.kalahariresorts.com/media/5331/creditcard-authorization-form-november-2020.pdf

Kids Blast room block with The Kalahari will expire January 26th.

Room reservations can be made here https://book.passkey.com/e/50260435 

Yes. If the name on a Reservation is different than the name on the Credit Card used, and the owner of the Credit Card will not be at Check-in, the following steps are required:

1. Click here to open and print the Credit Card Authorization Form.

2. Complete the form in its entirety, including the signature of the credit card holder.

3. Obtain photocopies of the front and back of the credit card used to make the reservation as well as the credit card holder's photo ID. Please note that the back of the credit card must have the card holder's signature. The signature on the form must match the Signature on the Credit Card and Drivers License.

4. Please send the completed Letter of Authorization form, photocopies of the front and back of the credit card and card holder's ID to dellscallcenterfax@kalahariresorts.com, or Fax them to: (608) 254-6116.

5. The completed Letter of Authorization form, photocopies of the front and back of the credit card and card holder's ID must be received more than 7 days prior to the arrival date to be accepted.

You will need to fill out this form to be tax-exempt https://www.kalahariresorts.com/media/2893/taxexempt_document.pdf

Registration for Kids Blast closes February 23rd.

You will check in at the Kids Blast conference table on the convention center side (Check-In opens at 12pm on Friday)

IF STAYING AT THE KALAHARI FRIDAY:

Along with checking in at the Kids Blast conference table, you will need to check in to your room at The Kalahari registration desk in the main lobby. Note that this can be a busy place with a 30-45 minute wait.

No, each group is responsible for their own dinner on Friday.

Here are some restaurant options close:

McDonalds - 1200 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South

Burger King -1 120 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South

Subway - 421 Wiscon Dells Parkway

Domino's - 584 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South (608.253.1900)

Jimmy John's - 322 State Hwy 13 (608.254.5200)

 

 

 

Lunch will be a sandwich boxed lunch including chips, cookie and drink.

Sandwiches are: turkey & cheese or ham & cheese 

We have different version of the sandwiches for the adults

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ONLY DIETARY ACCOMENDATION WE CAN FACILITATE IS GLUTEN FREE BREAD. 

Please fill this form out to order Saturday lunch for your group Click here for form 

These optional passes are for the indoor amusement park at The Kalahari. You can purchase passes when registering your group online.

You can visit their website here https://www.kalahariresorts.com/wisconsin/parks-and-passes/tom-foolerys/

Groups may enjoy the water park before Kids Blast starts on Friday or on Saturday afternoon after Kids Blast ends.

Water park passes are valid from 12:00pm-10:00pm on Friday and until 10:00pm on Saturday.

*Helpful hint - Ask parents to pack swimsuits in a separate platic bag labeled with the child's name so kids are ready when you arrive and you don't have to search through luggage

You do not have to pre-register for classes on Satuday. We do recommend that student select alternate class options in case the class they chose becomes full.

Everyone is assigned to color groups by a wristband and seated in assigned color group areas. Entry doors are also designated by color and marked with signs. When doors open, a member(s) of your group may save a block of seats for your entire group. 

If you still have questions, check out the FAQ page on The Kalahari's website https://www.kalahariresorts.com/wisconsin/help/faq#11328

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