AC23 Childcare

To help secure proper space, meals, snacks and staffing, all Children must be pre-registered to participate in Kids’ Camp and Childcare. Childcare questions? Contact Carlie Baird at

Register online by May 31, 2023.

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Kids’ Camp

Children from birth through those who have completed sixth grade are welcome to participate in Kids’ Camp if a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian is in attendance at Annual Conference. Kids’ Camp is staffed by professional children’s ministers and volunteer staff who are trained in Safe Sanctuaries policies and have up-to-date background checks.

  • An on-site nursery at the VBC will be provided for children younger than 3. The cost is $40. Meals are not included in nursery care. Food should be provided by parents/guardians.
  • Kids’ Camp for children age 3 and older will take place at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 1418 Old Railroad Bed Rd Madison AL 35757; approximately 30 minutes from the Von Braun Center. Transportation will be provided. The cost is $80 per child and includes meals, snacks, and a T-shirt.

Check in/Check Out and Transportation

Children participating in Kids’ Camp must be checked in and out each day at the Von Braun Center by a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian. Photo identification may be required.

Transportation will be provided between the Von Braun Center and Good Shepherd UMC using church vans and buses, including vans that are equipped for car seats. In accordance with Conference Safe Sanctuaries policies, all vehicles will have at least two adults who have completed Safe Sanctuaries training and a background check, and all drivers will have completed a motor vehicle record (MVR) check. 

Kids’ Camp Check-in Times

  • Wednesday: by 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: by 8:30 a.m.
  • Friday: by 8:30 a.m.
  • Saturday: by 8:30 a.m.


Childcare for Worship Services

Childcare is available on-site at the VBC during worship services. The cost is $5 per child per service. If a child is participating in Kids’ Camp no additional registration or payment is needed.

Childcare will be available:

  • Wednesday Opening Worship/Ordination/Licensing/Commissioning
  • Friday Celebration of Life Service
  • Saturday Sending Forth Service and Fixing of Appointments
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