socal Winter Camp 2024

God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. Anyone who believes in him will not die but will have eternal life. God did not send his Son into the world to judge the world. He sent his Son to save the world through him. John 3:16-17

WHEN:Friday, February 2 - Sunday, February 4
GRADES: 3rd-5th Graders Only
COST: $225

Come be a part of the coolest winter camp ever! This will be an unforgettable weekend as we learn how to live like Jesus did! Grab your friends and sign up for this awesome, amazing SOCAL WINTER CAMP weekend!


CHECK IN: will begin at 1:30pm at the Anaheim campus (3330 E. Miraloma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806) right inside door #1. 

PICK UP: will be at approximately 12:30pm on Sunday, February 4 at the Anaheim campus (3330 E. Miraloma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806 next to student center building where the handicap parking is).

CHECK IN: Please be at Eastside Redlands at 3:30pm on Friday, February 2

PICK UP:  Redlands campers will be dropped off at Eastside Redlands between 11:30am-noon on Sunday, February 4.

What will we be doing?

  • God centered chapel times
  • Fun & crazy recreation and night experience
  • Cool crafts
  • Cabin devotions
  • Yummy food
  • Friendship building
  • And so many more amazing things that we can’t tell you now because then there would be no surprises!
  • Click HERE to check out our camp video to see all the fun we have at camp!

Camper/Parent Info:

frequently asked questions

Throughout history, God has chosen to communicate with people using outdoor settings. Winter Camp gives kids a chance to get out of their daily routine and to invite their friends to do the same. Here, they can connect with God and with each other. So, in this “wilderness” setting, kids will have an opportunity to think about their lives and be able to start living the abundant life of Christ.

We will be taking our 3rd-5thgradersto CampCedar Crest located in the local mountains right outside of Running Springs, CA. The tripwill take around anhour and half, in fully loaded charter buses (including reclining seats, TVs, and bathrooms). Eastside designs our own camps, which includes planning Chapel times from start to finish, enlisting and working with the speaker regarding what kids will be learning, and organizing all other program elements: recreation, crafts, evening activities, etc.

Your child is guaranteed to be in the same cabin with at least one of their buddies that you put on the form when you register

o  First step is to guarantee your child[s] spot for camp by registering and paying the non-refundable deposit.  Special note there is NO WYWTC/Financial Aid available if camp is less than two weeks away. 

o  Second step is to email Erica Schmaltz to get the WYWTC form at

This is like a school fundraiser where you go out and get “sponsor’s” (grandparents, teachers, coaches, neighbors, aunts, uncles, Etc.) to sponsor you by the hour or give you a one-time gift to help you go to camp. Then you work it off at home or around your neighborhood, church etc.

o Paying the non-refundable deposit and doing WYWTC is the first step as well with any Financial Aid. CLICK HERE for more information to see if you meet the requirements. “

To provide some snacks for our wonderful volunteer leaders/counselors and help keep them energized while they minister to your kids all weekend long! Please consider donating some of their favorite snacks (individually wrapped packs):

  • Oreos/Cookies
  • Granola Bars
  • Pretzels
  • Cheez-its
  • Goldfish
  • Sodas: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dr. Pepper & Rootbeer
  • Water Bottles

Please deliver by February 1st and write a note on it that says For Kidside Camp.  Drop off the treats at our church inside Door #1 (near the cafe) with our receptionist, Monday – Friday 9:30am-4:30pm.

Click HERE if you are interested in being a counselor or a nurse.

As you are praying for our kids at camp, please follow us on Instagram and Facebook where we will be posting photos from camp and updates on our eta.

For questions about camp, or interested in being a counselor or a nurse please click here.