Tri-state Awana

Official Website for Awana in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

Tri-state Awana - Official Website for Awana in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

Area Events and Contact Persons

Area Wide Awana Outreach Events (Bible Quizzing, AwanaGames, Sparks-a-Rama, Grand Prix and Sparks Camp-a-Rama) will now be hosted 100% by churches and key individuals rather than the Awana Missionary being involved in the planning.

 

Churches and Awana Commanders will be sent information concerning the events in their area by the Event Specialist heading up these events. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask. This will be a year of transition and the Tri-State Missionary team is here to help with the transition.

 

For information on Bible Quizzing please contact the person in your area.

Hollidaysburg area       Joe Ebersole                            ebersoleportable@atlanticbb.net   717-695-1465

Quiz will be held on Sat. March 28th at Grace Bible Church in Hollidaysburg, PA

 

Lewistown PA area      Lisa Lingle                                stevelingle@embarqmail.com          717-667-0125

Quiz will be held on Sat. March 14th at Calvary Bible Church in Lewistown, PA

 

NW PA – Meadville area   Michelle McKeown            iteachgreatkids.mm@gmail.com     814-528-7417

North Central PA          John DeLeonardis                   jndeleo@ptd.net                                 570-724-1587

 

York PA area                    Jim and Theresa Gottshall    tmgottshall@yahoo.com                   717-495-6712

Quiz will be held on Sat. Feb. 7th at Grace Fellowship in York, PA

 

Western PA                     Alan Burks                               bgolfal@aol.com                                 724-733-1626

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For information on AwanaGames and Sparks-a-Rama please contact the person in your area.

Hollidaysburg area         Nathan Karn                          nkarn@atlanticbb.net                            717-696-1542

Games will be held on Sat. March 28th at Logan Elementary School in Altoona, PA

 

Lewistown PA area        Lisa Lingle                              stevelingle@embarqmail.com              717-667-0125

Games will be held on Sat. March 14th at Calvary Bible Church in Lewistown, PA.

 

North Central PA            John DeLeonardis                jndeleo@ptd.net                                      570-724-1587

Western PA                       Dean Smith                         dean2209@hotmail.com                         304-829-4700

Northwest PA                   Bob Vaughn                Bob@WriteThemOnYourDoorFrames.com 814-663-1009

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For information on Sparks Camp-a-Rama please contact the person in your area.

Northwest PA           John Homer                               nhomer@windstream.net                       814-587-3074

 

South/Central PA         Kim Sanger                            dksanger@hotmail.com

Sparks Camp with be held on May 9th at New Life Baptist church in New Cumberland, PA

 

As we get more info on any other events in the area we will pass that info on to local Commanders.

Commander College in the Sweetest Place on Earth

Hershey – 2015  –  Commander College 101   – Learning the Five Hats of a Commander!

Location:   Comfort Inn at the Park, 1200 Mae St., Hershey, PA

When:       January 30, 2015 to February 1, 2015      (start 8:45 am Friday, concludes Sunday 12:00 pm)

Lodging: Comfort Inn at the Park – Call (717) 566-2050 if you desire a room for Thursday night.
Additional Info: Registration prices include Lodging for Friday and Saturday nights at the Comfort
Early price before 1/13/15 can be done in three ways.
$390.00 for Shared Commander Room.
$445.00 for Private Commander Room.
$570.00 for Room of Commander and Guest together.

Late price after 1/13/15 can also be done in three ways.
$415.00 for Shared Commander Room.
$470.00 for Private Commander Room.
$620.00 for Room of Commander and Guest together.

Ask for the Awana group rate. You will be responsible to pay for this room on Friday
morning before the event. All other rooms will be included in the registration price.
Inn. If you choose a Shared Commander Room, you will be paired up with another
Commander, of the same gender of course for the weekend. The Private room is for
those who do not desire to share a room with another person. The guest rate is for a
Pastor, spouse or other leader desiring to attend with a registered Commander. The
guest does not receive materials or certification. The guest is invited to attend all the
sessions and outing and of course all the meals but are not required to do so. FYI, there
is an indoor pool at the hotel for our use.

To register go to …..         https://www.regonline.com/CC101PA104Hershey

Questions: Lanty and Tammie Moss         (717) 367-6959 or Lantym@awana.org

Commander College 101 in the Garden State

Join us in the Garden State for a fun time of learning and making new friends. CC101 is the first step in upping your game in ministry. Learn about the five hats that a Commander wears and how to effectively use them in your ministry. (And we promise…no hat hair!)

The dates are April 17-19, 2015.

Early registration (before March 6, 2015) is $275
Registration starting March 6, 2015 is $350
Cost includes training, materials, meals and a group outing (and some fun prizes!)

Lodging is $119/night/room up to 4 in a room–contact the hotel at 856-840-0770 and let them know you are with Awana Commander College

Plan now to attend and get it on your calendar. See you there!

Commander College 201 in Lancaster, PA

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Have you attended Commander College 101?  Have you learned about the five hats that a Commander wears?  Are you ready to take the next step in making your club excellent?  Then CC201 is for you. Join us in beautiful Lancaster county PA this coming June 2015.

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Commander College 201 – Striving for “EXCELLENCE” in your Children’s ministry!

Location:  Heritage Hotel – 500 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA

Date:  June 12 – 14, 2105 Starts 8:30 AM Ends 12 Noon Sunday

Cost:  $495 Early Registration per person in a Private Room

$395 Early Registration per person in a Shared Room

$685 Early Registration Commander with Guest

$300 Commuter Registration includes meals and materials

Register by January and save on your registration costs.

To Register:  https://www.regonline.com/cc201LancasterPA

Questions:  Lanty and Tammie Moss – (717) 367-6959 –            Lantym@awana.org

 

Awana Outreach Events (AG, BQ, GP, SAR, CAR) Transition

Area Wide Awana Outreach Events (Bible Quizzing, AwanaGames, Sparks-a-Rama, Grand Prix and Sparks Camp-a-Rama) are experiencing a change starting this fall!
Check back often as this information will be updated during the club year!

Area Wide Awana Outreach Events (Bible Quizzing, AwanaGames, Sparks-a-Rama, Grand Prix and Sparks Camp-a-Rama) will now be hosted 100% by churches rather than the Awana Missionary being involved in the planning. This will allow us to focus more on training Awana leadership and developing relationships with churches to strengthen your Awana ministry. Continue reading