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Workshop 1: Introducing the Program

Workshop 1: Introducing the Program
Workshop 1: Introducing the Program

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  • The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. -...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Project Introduction 10 Activity 2: Creating a Group Covenant 15 Activity...
  • Today you meet for the first session of this program. This is the beginning of a new project for you and the participants. You may know...
  • Materials for Activity Instant processing camera with film (or digital camera, if an instant camera is unavailable) Small squares of paper...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Gathering Gather participants and invite them to sit in a circle...
  • Description of Activity Provide an overview of the program. You might say: "The program that we are starting explores families, photography...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Description of Activity Invite participants to create a group covenant to guide them in their...
  • Description of Activity Take time to discuss potential youth participant co-leadership. This topic may be more interesting for high school...
  • Description of Activity Invite participants to do a continuum activity. Explain that you will read a number of statements. After each...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Letter to Youth and Their Families Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, Letter to Youth and...
  • During the upcoming weeks, e-mail or call participants and remind them to bring forms about camera availability. Save the instant...
  • Preparation for Activity Be prepared to present possible options to the group. One good place to start is with your Justice Committee or...
  • Materials for Activity Masking tape Markers Poster board Description of Activity Tell participants, "This activity will give you a chance...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Description of Activity Ask the group: "So, what makes a family?" Ask a volunteer to help list...
  • The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards...
  • Here is a short list of books about families to have on hand for this and other sessions. You might find others in your congregational or...
  • Please review this with your family and return during the next session. Dear Youth and Parents/Caregivers, We are starting our program,...

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