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Resources for Senior Leader Training Seminar

I was privileged to teach a seminar at Lost Canyon this weekend on being a Senior Leader. I know that there are a ton of volunteer senior leader / team leaders out there leading teams of missionaries to local schools. Way to go! And if there is anything I can […]

How to Run a Semester Club Planning Brainstorming Meeting

Each semester my I lead my team and others through a club planning meeting that is really a collaborative effort to benefit from the power of effective brainstorming. If you are curious, here are the steps I go through: 1. Clear a lot of time – This meeting take 3-4 […]

Basic Fall Calendar for YL Planning

A few days ago I met up with one of my YL teams to look at the semester in a glance. I put together the file below which includes a schedule for our club night, including our weekly team dinner meeting plan, as well as our campaigner plan. I chose […]

This Year…Club and Campaigners on Same Topic

Over the summer I normally try to post a couple things that I learned over the previous school year. If you have anything you learned from last year that you would like to tell me about, send it my way smcgever (at) pv dot younglife dot org In the past […]

BYOC – Build Your Own Campaigners

For the past few years our club has split up guys and girls campaigners. This year some details changed and our leadership team decided to do campaigners co-ed. When I put together all of my ideas I simply had too many components that I wanted to include. So I came […]

Fall 2011 Club Plan Overview

Last Saturday we planned out our Fall 2011 clubs. I’ve mentioned it before but here is how we do it: I ask each leader to come with three new fully planned themed clubs (mixer, game, skit, additional fun things to spice it up) I write all of their ideas on […]