children & Youth programs

Otterbein UMC offers a variety of programs for our children and youth to get involved in. From preschool to seniors, we have something for all ages.

  • Summer Camp is a mission of OUMC and daily prayer is an integral part of summer camp each day. We strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to have fun, make friends
    and learn about God.

  • OUMC will pause the Upward basketball program and it will not take place in 2022. OUMC celebrates the 10-years of this program and the families who were reached. Austin Sims, Upward Sports Director, and the numerous volunteers are commended for their dedication to this program. Take the opportunity to show your appreciation.

  • Vacation Bible school is a fun and exciting way for children to learn about God. Kids get to really engage with the day's theme through different activities. Activities include singing, dancing, playing games, doing fun experiments, and hearing stories from the Bible.Each night kids learn about the amazing things god has done for us. 

  • Due to COVID-19 youth group has been postponed until further notice. Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights for a light supper then activities learning about the love of Jesus for 7th-12th graders.  We have a SAFE zone; Bully free zone; there is no topic off limit.  We do not have all the answers, but we have God and through HIM all things are possible.  Join Us...We Hope to See YOU there! 

  • Coach Conner will be continuing her free shooting clinic Monday, June 14th, from 6:00-7:30pm. The campus for ages 5 and up, and will be every Monday, outside. Kids need to bring their own water bottles and basketballs.