Character Building – Adventure Corps, Sunbeams, Girl Guards and Moonbeams
The goals of these programs are to develop positive social and communication habits, decision making and life skills with character and leadership. This is done through a Biblical worldview by encouraging a sense of personal identity and character, Christian values and Biblical principles meeting the physical, mental, spiritual, and social development in a safe environment for learning, developing, and caring that is age appropriate and Christ centered.
Moonbeams: (Boys & Girls: Pre-K & Kindergarten)
The Salvation Army Moonbeam program is a holistic Christian Education experience for girls and boys in pre-k and kindergarten. The goal of the Moonbeam program is to help boys and girls to develop positive social and communication habits and promote their giftedness.
Sunbeams: (Girls: Grades 1-5)
Sunbeams is a Bible based character building program for girls First Grade through Fifth Grade. The participants are able to earn badges by demonstrating their ability to do certain tasks specified by their leader. During the year there are opportunities to visit nursing homes and demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year along with adventures that are fun and educational. Our participants also get to enjoy hikes, museums, rallies and much more.
Adventure Corps: (Boys: Grades 1-12)
The Salvation Army Adventure Corps program is a holistic Christian education experience for boys in grades 1-12. In Adventure Corps boys and young men get the opportunity to take part in a variety of exciting activities while working on emblems. This scouting type program offers fun work that also educates and builds positive character.
Girl Guard: (Girls: Grades 6 -12)
Girl Guard program is available to young women in 6th -12th grade and focuses on the four aspects of personal growth outlined in the Girl Guard Aim: spiritual, mental, physical and social. Girl Guards focus on these goals by earning emblems within various areas of interest. Girl Guards study art, find out how to respect and take care of the environment, learn the responsibilities of parenthood, gain computer skills and auto know-how, delve into God's Word, discover how to handle difficult situations, participate in wood working classes, join in recreational sport activities and so much more.
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