Schoolapalooza - August 9th 2022

A Back to School Extravaganza!

August 9, 2022
4:00-7:00pm
Crandall Park, GF

Bring the whole family to this back to school community event.  Get FREE back to school necessities for all grade levels!

No need to pre-register or be from a certain school district - this event is open to everyone!

  • Get a Free Backpack and School Supplies*
  • Free Kids Clothing Closet*
  • Sports Equipment  & Book Exchange*
  • Food & Drinks sold by Open Door Mission
    (Proceeds to benefit their backpack program)
  • Bounce Houses & Games
  • Face Painting
  • Free Balloons, Popcorn & Ice Pops*

* first come-first served - while supplies last.


School Supplies:

Pre-K Backpacks:

  • Backpack donated by Fidelis Care
  • 1 Box 24 Crayons
  • Coloring Book

K-5 Backpacks:

  • Backpack donated by Fidelis Care
  • 10 Pencils
  • 1 Large Eraser
  • 1 Zippered Pencil Case
  • 1 Box 24 Crayons
  • 1 Pair Scissors
  • 1 Glue Stick
  • 2 Marble Notebook
  • 2 pocket folders

Middle/High School Backpacks:

  • Backpack donated by Fidelis Care
  • 2 Pens
  • 10 Pencils
  • 2 Highlighters
  • 1 package Loose Leaf Paper
  • 4 Pocket Folders (binder holes preferred)
  • 2 Spiral Notebooks
  • 1 Ruler

Thank you to our 2022 supporters:

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Schoolapalooza FAQ

  1. What’s the catch? - No catch. We are just a bunch of Christian youth groups in the area that want to serve and help our community.
  2. Who can come? - ANYONE.
  3. What’s the cost? - There is NO cost for anything except the Open Door Grill. (All money raised is going to their Backpack Lunch Program)
  4. When are the school supplies handed out? - Every 15 minutes starting at 5:15.
  5. Do I need to register? - YES, we need a waiver signed for you to use the activities and rides.
  6. Does my child need to be there? - NO, If you know of a child in need, please take a backpack for them.  We ask that you wait until the end of the event to take more than 2 absentee bags.
  7. What if I don’t want school supplies? - You will still need to register & get a bracelet to use the activities and rides.
  8. What happens if I leave before school supplies are given out or before my registered time? - Visit one of the churches listed at one of the Post Event Pickup Times.  (while supplies last)
  9. What if the supplies run out? - Leave us your name and phone number and we will have a Converge Youth Group contact you about getting school supplies.
  10. Where are the bathrooms? - At the building next to the amphitheater, inside.

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