training calendar

Training Calendar

Check out the calendar to get the latest updates on GEMS training and other events happening in your local area. Contact your Area Coordinator or Leadership Trainer to learn more!


October 5

Area 5/Northern California

GEMS & Cadets Night Out
Boomers, California
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Contacts: Melinda Costa and Debbie Veenstra

October 21

Area 13/Colorado & New Mexico

Local Workshop
Alamosa Christian Reformed Church, Alamosa, Colorado
Time: 9 AM – 11:30 AM (Registration/light breakfast at 8:30 AM, lunch at 11:30 AM)
Contacts: Jacquie Slinker and Jessica Benson


November 4

Area 28/Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, & Maryland

Area-Wide Theme Badge Experience
Eastern Christian Middle School Gymnasium
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Contacts: Lisa Kuperus and Amy Brooks

November 18

Area 38/Michigan: South Kent County & Lansing Area

Cookies ‘n Canvas
Woodhaven Reformed Church, Byron Center, Michigan
Time: 9:30 AM – 12 PM
Contacts: Stacey Locey and Alexandra Brown


February 2

Area 36/Michigan: Ottawa County and Area 37/Holland-Zeeland & SW Counties

Pool Party
Zeeland Recreation, Zeeland, Michigan
Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Area 36 Contacts: Wendy Schaaf and Cindy Visser
Area 37 Contacts: Tara Kruithof and Jody VanKoevering

February 17

Area 13/Colorado & New

Mexico Splash Party
APEX Center
Contacts: Jacquie Slinker and Jessica Benson

February 17 -18

 Area 30/Florida

Sunlight Community Church
Contacts: Heather Putnam and Karyn Dekker

February 24

Areas 8 & 9

Alberta Rally
Trinity CRC, 13427-57 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Contacts: Sandra Vanderveen and Geraldine Vanderveen

March 16-18

Area 5/Northern California

Contacts: Melinda Costa and Debbie Veenstra

June 8-10

Area 3/Washington GEMS Camp

Lake Retreat Camp
Ravensdale, Washington
Contacts: Tammy Rabb and Lenore Wierenga