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)
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.
discovering God's gifts of arts and skills, health and happiness,
nature, people, personal growth and their present and future, Girl Guard
members gain knowledge and experience in a variety of areas which will
aid them as they mature into adults.
How do I get my child involved in a troop? How can I volunteer? Contact your local Salvation Army for more information by entering your zip code in below.