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Grilling

Grilling

Three sessions were taught to the high school Contenders guys (4).  The sessions included safety, clean and attractive food prep and presentation.  Burgers, chicken, pork/kabobs were grilled.  Putting together a burger bar, marinade for the kabobs, and side dishes appropriate …

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Diorama

Diorama

The skill of diorama teaches so many things: planning a project, gathering supplies, scaling to size, attractiveness of picture, and more.  The following club did a great job teaching this skill to their girls.

Kimberly organized all the materials each …

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Personal Safety

Personal Safety

Officer Sam, a club member’s dad, educated the club on safety issues including fire, internet, and police.  He began with a few short informative videos he had downloaded from the internet.  Then he had a local policeman bring his car …

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Butterflies

Butterflies

Our 11-year-old daughter Abigail has been earning Keepers pins for about 3-4 years.  Already she has earned 23 pins!  We’re excited about Keepers and the beautiful way this program helps our daughter develop the skills and talents she needs to …

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Computer Skills

Computer Skills

Our fourth through sixth grade boys at Grace Baptist Church in Pepperell, Massachusetts are learning about computers this year. The class usually consists of about ten boys who are always anxious to learn about God as well as the badges …

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Survival Sewing for the guys!

Survival Sewing for the guys!

I have had the opportunity to teach the high school boys (Contenders) a bachelor survival sewing class. My objectives included: threading a basic size needle, choosing threads appropriate for the job at hand, sewing buttons on jackets, shirts, sweaters. We …

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Patriotism – A Celebration of our Country

Patriotism – A Celebration of our Country

Cheryl Chew, FloridaOur club presented a patriotic musicale, Old Glory Grows Up.  The children were awarded two badges—Patriotism and Singing—because there were many skills that were worked on.   The children learned about the birth of our nation through drama and …

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