Lutz Campus

18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548

Idlewild at The Springs

8209 N 19th St
Tampa, FL 33604

Iglesia Bautista Idlewild

Main Campus, Student Building, Hall 2

Awana is a high energy, fun place for children to learn more about God’s Word. The goal of Idlewild’s Awana Club is to give kids the chance to know, love, and serve God! It’s an exciting approach to teaching God’s Word, combining learning with irresistible fun to produce lifelong results in children.


In addition to partnering with parents to help develop spiritually strong children who faithfully follow Jesus Christ, Awana has a tremendous reputation for helping kids get God’s Word into the center of their lives. It goes beyond simply memorizing the verses though. Awana is all about making sure that our children understand the meaning and, most importantly, how to apply them to their lives. Awana Clubs are filled with high energy fun, fellowship, and spiritual growth. The 90-minute meetings are divided into three rotations:


  • Game Time is comprised of exciting team-oriented games exclusive to Awana that stress healthy competition and good sportsmanship.
  • Large Group Time is full of contests, interactive games, and teaching of God’s Word.
  • Handbook Time is a small group time where children memorize Scripture. This is where children work with their leaders to learn God’s Word, understand the meaning, and apply it to their lives.


Each Awana Club is age-appropriate and teaches kids that God is real, that He loves us very much and sent His Son, Jesus Christ. We talk about how God helps us in our daily lives and hears our prayers. We learn that God’s Word is relevant to everyday life and that hiding God’s Word in our hearts is powerful. Experiences in Awana foster a deep commitment to Christ and a genuine love for God’s Word. Our Awana Club is divided into four clubs for Preschool and Elementary children:

Awana Spring 2024

  • Awana starts back January 7, 2024
  • January 14 Red, White & Blue 
  • January 28 Crazy Hair Night 
  • February 4   Team Jersy Night
  • February 18 Bonfire Night 
  • March 3 Grand Prix
  • March 10 Backwards Night 
  • March 24 Seder Dinner
  • April 14 Neon Glo Night 
  • April 21 Last Night Awana-Buck Store 


Must be 2 years old by March 1, 2023


 3 & 4 Year-olds (must be 3 by September 1, 2023)


Kindergarten – 2nd grade

Truth & Training

3rd – 5th grade

Ready for your child to hide God’s Word in their heart?

Is There Any Cost?


There is a $50 enrollment fee per child for the entire school year.  All handbooks and uniforms are included in this cost and are provided at the packet pickup day or during a club night. $50 price applies to first two children per family; a discount will be applied for 3 or more children being registered. Please contact for additional pricing. If there is a financial difficulty, contact Sarah Urf, Awana Commander, at 813-264-8719. A payment schedule may be arranged or a scholarship may be joyfully provided to Idlewild Baptist Church members in extreme circumstances.

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