Sherpa Training - March 26 - 3-5pm in room 204. Our spring training for any adults who want to get Sherpa Certified and go on any of our spring, summer, or fall events, activities and trips. Click HERE to sign up.
Sherpa Party - April 2 - a chance for us to show our appreciation to all of our Sherpas! If you are a Sherpa join us for this special dinner.
Girls’ Retreat & Guys’ Camp Out - April 28-30 - separate retreats for our girls and guys that are filled with good lessons and fun activities that students help to plan and lead. Both of these are for all 6th-12th grade students.
Senior Summit - May 21 - the day WHCC and Vertex honors the graduating class. A part of Sunday morning service will be used to celebrate them as well as a special dinner that night.
VBS - June 19-23 - K2D event at WHCC. All of our 6th-12th grade students will be invited to help with VBS by leading a group of children, acting in a skit, teaching a class, and so much more. Vertex will go t0 lunch each day after VBS is over.
HS Mission Trip - July 16-22 - overnight multi-day summer trip for 9th-12th grade students. We will be partnering with a rural church network in Oklahoma to help small rural churches who do not have many resources. Our projects could include painting, yard work, construction, cleaning, community outreach, VBS prep, or anything else these communities and families need.
Camp Bandina - July 2-8 - overnight multi-day summer trip near San Antonio with several other churches for all of our 6th-12th grade students. This trip is focused on students growing closer to God and to each other.
JH Mission Trip - July 30 - August 3 - overnight multi-day summer trip for 6th-8th grade students. We will work with the Impact Church of Christ here in Houston and provide a mini-VBS for many of the children they work with as well as participate in other Impact ministries.
Sunday Morning Bible Classes - 9:45am classrooms in the youth hallway.
Sunday Nights - Expedition Teams - 6-8pm in the Lodge
Wednesday Nights - 4-6pm - Gear Up in the Lodge, game room and gym
6-8pm -The Ascent - in the Lodge.
HOW DO I SIGN MY STUDENT UP FOR AN EVENT?
We do online registration for our major trips and events. To be registered you must:
1) Fill out the online form,
2) Turn in all paperwork and forms for that trip,
3) Turn in all payments.
All of these steps must be completed by the registration deadline to be on the trip list!
The Backpack Rule - on any overnight Vertex trip, all students and adults are required to pack everything they need into 1 normal sized backpack. Pillows and sleeping bags can be separate.
The 2017 Vertex Medical and Liability Release.pdf form must be updated yearly and is good through December 2017. Some trips require additional forms.