Calling all Heroes!
Hero Academy is coming soon to a division or corps near you! The Eastern Territorial Youth Department is pleased to share a new and exciting resource created with you, your corps, and your community in mind.
As we were planning for the Old Orchard Beach (OOB) Camp Meetings during the winter of 2016, we decided that it would be fun to do something different and original. We wanted to provide a resource that every corps could use.
We decided to ask Kevin and Sheryl Slous of the Canadian Territory Youth Department if they would be interested in joining us in this adventure. They were excited to partner with us. We dreamed up “Hero Academy” together.
We piloted the curriculum at OOB 2016. The Heroes had an amazing time. We based our ideas on Zechariah 4:6, “It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.” We wanted the kids to be excited about following Jesus and being part of such an unbelievable journey.
The curriculum is divided into four days featuring Bible story lessons, game ideas, craft ideas, snack ideas, music, and more. We have also included ideas for a Vacation Bible School (VBS) graduation or celebration day and a Sunday morning worship which could include a VBS graduation. The curriculum and graphics are available on boothyouth.com.
Grab your cape, mask, and Bible and head to the Hero Academy where God is ready to take you on an amazing and exciting adventure! BOOM!
by Major Kim D’Amaro