Empowered to Connect Intensive Training

NorthPointe Community Church (map)

Date/Time: Starting February 25, 2019 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Every Monday for 8 weeks. 

Cost: $50 per individual, $99 per couple. Childcare is limited to 25 children so please register. You will be notified if you are on the waitlist. 

Empowered to connect (ETC) is an interactive learning experience designed specifically for adoptive and foster parents.  ETC equips parents with a holistic understanding of their child's needs and development while empowering them with the tools and strategies to effectively meet those needs, build trust, and help their child heal and grow.  

Parents who sign up will have weekly course work done through email leading up to the live training. The training will involve live teaching from foster/adoptive parents, group discussion, videos and advice from MFT's and occupational therapists with experience working with children from hard places.  There are only 20 spots available so register soon!

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Empowered to Connect Conference

Via Church (map)

Join us for the Empowered to Connect Conference!

The Empowered To Connect Conference equips families, church and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. 

Registration link: http://buytickets.at/citywithoutorphans/231232

Date/Time: April 5, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm & April 6, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Via Church - 698 Minnewawa Avenue, Clovis, CA

Childcare: Limited Childcare Available - Pre-Registration Required.
*Don't let money keep you home - limited partial scholarships are available.
*Childcare is $5 a day.
*Group rates of 10 or more available. Please email for additional information.
*Please note that there are no refunds.

If you have additional questions, please email info@citywithoutorphans.com.

South Valley - Empowered to Connect Conference

Kingsburg First Baptist Ministry Center (map)

Join us for the Empowered to Connect Conference!

The Empowered To Connect Conference equips families, church and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. 

Registration link: http://buytickets.at/citywithoutorphans/236961

Date/Time: April 5, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm & April 6, 2019 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Kingsburg First Baptist Ministry Center - 1615 Draper Street, Kingsbug, CA 93631

Childcare: Limited Childcare Available - Pre-Registration Required..
*Childcare is $5 a day.
*Please note that there are no refunds.

South Valley - Fostering/ Adoption 101 at Grace Church of the Valley

South Valley - Fostering/ Adoption 101 at Grace Church of the Valley

Grace Church of the Valley (map)

DATES: Saturday, April 13, 2019
TIME: 9am- 12pm
LOCATION: Grace Church of the Valley

Whether you're seriously interested in foster care and adoption or simply curious to learn more about it, this workshop was designed for you. Through engaging live teaching and video, Fostering and Adoption 101 will cover the basics of:

  • Foster care

  • Foster adoption

  • Private domestic adoption

  • International adoption

  • How to choose the right adoption agency or you

  • Motives and expectations

  • What the Bible says about orphan care and adoption

  • Adoption and finances and more

The registration cost of $15 a couple or $10 per individual includes a continental breakfast, a free workbook about fostering/adoption, a CWO tote bag full of materials, and 20% CWO apparel

Ninja Warrior Spring Camp - April 15 - 16 or April 17 - 18

Join us for Ninja Warrior Spring Camp!

Toddler Camp - Ages 3-5 - April 15 and 16 from 10:00am - 12:00pm each day!

Youth Camp - Ages 6-16 - April 17 and 18 from 10:00am - 1:00pm each day! 

$30 per family and 20 kids max for each camp.

(There are two camps available, please only register your children for one camp).
Additional details below:  

- Athletic shoes required (no sandals or open toed shoes)
- Please wear comfortable clothing
- Please bring water or sports drink for the day (no soda)
- Snacks will be provided 

Camp agenda 

- Motivational prep talk
- Warm up
- Drills/exercises
- Skills stations
- Ninja Warrior
- Parkour
- Calisthenics
- Daily challenges
- Team building
- Games
- PTA Coaches demo  

*Ninja Warrior - as seen on TV!  learn how to scale the Warped Wall, swing, climb and hang on various obstacles using upper body, lower body and grip strengths.  Led by 3x American Ninja Competitor Head Coach Gabe Hurtado

*Parkour - the art of getting from point A to B by jumping, running, climbing, rolling and flipping.  Students will learn how to gracefully maneuver through various obstacles like walls, rails (bars) and blocks with precision and safety.  Led by Parkour/Freerunning expert Coach Emic  

*Calisthenics - street workout/bodyweight training.  Overall strength building exercises by only using your own bodyweight.  Learning the fundamental basics like push ups, pull ups, sit ups and squats for example to create a strong foundation for all types of movements for everyday life.  Freestyle moves like bar spins and tricks will also be taught, led by Head Coach Lamont Nash and Coach Stevo.        

To purchase tickets: http://buytickets.at/citywithoutorphans/242347

Filled Retreat | A retreat for foster and adoptive moms

ECCO Conference Center (map)

Filled is a weekend retreat curated especially for foster + adoptive moms. Join other moms who understand the journey of foster care + adoption for a weekend of worship, teaching, fun, and refreshment.

Beautiful locations, comfortable spaces, meals cooked and served to you. Come with friends or make new relationships. Participate in fun activities designed to make you laugh and relax. Spend time in solitude and rest. Be filled