Where Skills Training and Spiritual Training Meet - the Cross

CrossTraining is an exciting week that teaches children how to bring glory to God through a skill of their choice, and saturates them in deep Biblical truths along the way. CrossTraining 2020 will help children understand that they are MADE for a purpose with unique God-given talents, gifts, and abilities that can be used by God for His plans.

Dates & Times

Tue, June 23 – Fri, June 26, 2020
5:30p – 8:35p

Ages

Completed Kindergarten – Completed 5th Grade
(As of Summer 2020)

Location

RockPointe Church
4503 Cross Timbers Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Cost

$10 Per Child
Includes 4 days of CrossTraining, a t-shirt, and a light snack each evening

Registration

Volunteer registration for CrossTraining is open. Scroll down to the Volunteer section of this page to register.

Participant registration for CrossTraining opens on Saturday, April 4 at 8:00a. Some skills fill up very quickly, so please be sure to save the date and time in your calendar today! Registration will remain open until May 18; however, skill choices will close as they fill.

*To register for this event, you must have a myRPC account. If you do not have an account, please create one now by clicking HERE. For help with myRPC, please email the myRPC Helpdesk.

Once you receive your account information, you can register for this event by clicking on the skill button below on or after April 4.

After registering, you should receive a confirmation email that includes further details. If you do not receive this confirmation or if you have difficulty registering, please email Jennifer Schmitz with any questions.

Skill Options

CrossTraining 2020 offers 13 skill choices. Each child will select ONE skill that he/she will learn during the entire week. Please note the grade level requirements for each skill.

To register for CrossTraining, please choose the skill track your child wants to study for the week and click on that skill below. Registration will open on Saturday, April 4 at 8:00a.

*We are excited to offer the following skills for children with special needs: Art, Basketball, Cheer, Dance, Fishing, Flag Football, Martial Arts & Sports Skills, Science Lab, and Soccer. Please select the SPECIAL NEEDS skill to register and select your child’s skill choice within that form.

**STOP! PLEASE READ: You must register YOUR CHILD for the skill, which may require you to “CHANGE RESPONDENT” on the registration form from your information to your CHILD’s information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email that includes further details. If you do not receive this confirmation, your child is not registered.

Art

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Is your kiddo the type that can create a spaceship or a fort out of your discarded appliance box? This skill is a fun way for children to explore their artistic side. Children will experience hands-on art projects using a variety of different mediums such as painting, drawing, sewing, pottery, and more.

Basketball

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Does your child dream of becoming the next Kevin Durant or Michael Jordan? Even the greats have to start with the basics! In this skill, kids will learn the basics of basketball including dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork.

Cheerleading

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Do you ever wonder where your kiddo gets all of that energy and enthusiasm? Channel it into this sport which fosters the encouragement of others! Children will learn the basics of cheerleading through rotations that include stunting, jumps, cheers, and chants.

Cooking

Completed 2nd - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Does your child love to watch cooking shows on TV or like to help you bake cookies or make dinner? In this skill, children will enjoy the art of cooking through making sweet and savory dishes.

 

**Children with severe gluten and nut allergies are not encouraged to select this skill.

Dance

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Does your little girl dance to imaginary songs in your living room? Allow her to express herself while she learns dance styles such as ballet, jazz, modern, and contemporary through technique training and choreography.

Drama

Completed 3rd - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Do you find yourself using words like "dramatic, expressive, and imaginative" as it relates to your child? This skill will bring out the most creative and dramatic parts of your children (in a good way)! Kids will learn about drama through various mediums such as skits, improv, and creative story telling.

Fishing

Completed 2nd - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Does your kiddo dream of catching the "big one?" In this skill, children will gain fishing techniques such as learning the difference between lures, baiting a hook, and casting while fishing in a pond stocked by the children themselves. So much fun!

Flag Football

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

When your kid talks, is it all about passes, blocks, touchdowns, and first downs? In this skill, children will explore the fundamentals of flag football such as throwing, catching, and running routes and plays.

 
Marksmanship

Completed 3rd - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Has your child been accidentally knocking your pictures off the wall with rubber bullets or darts? Here's their chance to learn accuracy through a little target practice! Children will learn the basic skills of archery and riflery as well as safety rules when engaging in these outdoor sports.

Martial Arts & Sports Skills

Completed Kinder - Completed 3rd grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Not interested in concentrating on just one thing this week? That's ok - this skill has a little bit of everything! This year, we have combined the Martial Arts and Sports Skills offerings into one! During one rotation, children will learn fundamentals of martial arts while gaining new skills and an increased confidence. During the other rotation, children will enjoy learning about a variety of different sports including lacrosse, kickball, track and field, and more!

Ranch Skills

Completed 4th - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a rancher might include? Children will get to experience some of those very things while learning basic skills used in ranching like wood working, roping, forging, and leather working.

Science Lab

Completed 4th - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Have you ever found a lunch baggy "science experiment" located in the bottom of your child's backpack? If your child enjoys exploring the unexplained, this is the skill for them! We will encourage that curiosity through engaging experiments, amazing hands-on activities, and mind-blowing fun!

Soccer

Completed Kinder - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

Can your child make just about anything into a ball that can be kicked around the house? In this skill, children will have the time of their lives learning about the sport of indoor soccer (futsol) as well as outdoor soccer while working on the basics of dribbling, shooting, and scoring.

Special Needs

Completed Kindergarten - Completed 5th grade

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN APRIL 4 AT 8:00a.

 

We are excited to offer the following skills for children with special needs: Art, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Fishing, Martial Arts & Sports Skills, and Soccer. Children will participate in all of activities in a way that is most comfortable to them - and we will provide a buddy to help make this the best experience for them.

Volunteer

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children during the best week of the whole summer?

We’re looking for Small Group Leaders and Helpers to pour into a group of children as they experience the most unique VBS ever!

We can’t do this without you.

We wouldn’t want to do this without you.

Questions? Click HERE for some FAQs and contact Betsy McGinnis with additional questions.

**Please note:  Registration is full for student volunteers.  6th – 12th graders, please click on the Student Volunteer Waitlist button below to be placed on a waitlist.

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