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What is Girl Guards?

The Salvation Army Girl Guard program is a holistic Christian Education experience for girls in grades 6-12.

What are the goals of the Guarding program?

The goal of the Girl Guard program is to help girls to develop:

  • Positive social and communication habits
  • Decision making and life skills
  • Character and leadership
  • Through a Biblical worldview by encouraging:
  • A sense of personal identity and character
  • Christian values and Biblical principles
  • Physical, mental, spiritual, and social development in a safe environment for learning, developing, and caring that is age appropriate and Christ centered.

How do I get my child involved in a troop? How can I volunteer?

Contact your local Salvation Army for more information.

How to share in this program with your child?

It’s all about doing:

  • What you can
  • When you can
  • With what you can

Ask Questions

What did you do today?
What did you learn?
What did you like least/most?

Help With Home Projects

This can be a great opportunity to spend time working together!

Volunteer

Do you like sewing?
How about music or reading?
What are your craft or cooking skills like?
Be creative and ask you local Salvation Army Girl Guard leader how you can be involved!

Encouragement Prayer

Reinforce her experience with words of encouragement and prayer.

Girl Guard Aim

I understand that as a Girl Guard:
I will grow spiritually by increasing my knowledge of God through Bible study and prayer.
I will grow mentally by being honest in my thoughts and action and by developing the mind and talent God has given me.
I will grow physically by protecting myself from all harmful substances and habits and by developing a healthy body.
I will grow socially by being respectful, friendly, of service to others and loyal to my country.

To become a GIRL GUARD a girl must:
  • Be in at least the sixth grade.
  • Attend four consecutive troop meetings.
  • Understand the Girl Guard Aim.

b_sunbeams_300x200What is a Sunbeam?

The Salvation Army Sunbeam program is a holistic Christian Education experience for girls in grades 1-5.

What are the goals of the Sunbeam program?

To develop:

  • Positive social and communication habits
  • Decision making and life skills
  • Character and leadership

 

Through a Biblical worldview by encouraging:

  • A sense of personal identity and character
  • Christian values and Biblical principles
  • Physical, mental, spiritual, and social development in a safe environment for learning, developing, and caring that is age appropriate and Christ centered.

How do I get my child involved in a troop? How can I volunteer?

Contact your local Salvation Army for more information.

How to share in this program with your child?

It’s all about doing:

  • What you can
  • When you can
  • With what you can
Here are a few suggestions:

ASK QUESTIONS

What did you do today?
What did you learn?
What did you like least/most?

HELP WITH HOME PROJECTS

This can be a great opportunity to spend time working together!

VOLUNTEER

Do you like sewing?
How about music or reading?
What are your craft or cooking skills like?
Be creative and ask you local Salvation Army Sunbeam leader how you can be involved!

ENCOURAGEMENT & PRAYER

Reinforce her experience with words of encouragement and prayer. Sharing in your child’s adventure doesn’t have to cost you lots of money or time AND you both will benefit greatly for it!

The Salvation Army Sunbeams

Sunbeam Pledge

I promise, that I will try,
to love God,
to be obedient,
to be loving and kind to all,
and be true to the,
Sunbeam Declaration”

Sunbeam Declaration

I understand,  that as a Sunbeam
I should,
pray morning and evening,
speak the truth,
be kind to animals,
never steal, swear, gamble,
touch harmful drugs or strong drinks

To become a SUNBEAM a girl must:
  • Be in at least the first grade.
  • Attend four consecutive troop meetings.
  • Recite the Pledge, Declaration, and Motto.

What is a Moonbeam?

The Salvation Army Moonbeam program is a holistic Christian Education experience for girls and boys in pre-k and kindergarten.

What are the goals of the Moonbeam program?

The goal of the Moonbeam program is to help boys and girls to develop:
Positive social and communication habits
Artistic flare and giftedness
Through a Biblical worldview by encouraging:
Christian values and Biblical principles
Physical, mental, spiritual, and social development
In a safe environment for learning, developing, and caring that is
age appropriate and Christ centered.

How do I get my child involved in a troop? How can I volunteer?

Contact your local Salvation Army for more information.
 

How to share in this program with your child?

It’s all about doing
What you can
When you can
With what you can
 
Here are a few suggestions:
 

ASK QUESTIONS

What did you do today?
What did you learn?
What did you like least/most?

HELP WITH HOME PROJECTS

This can be a great opportunity to spend time working together!

VOLUNTEER

Do you like crafts?
How about music or reading?
What are your craft or cooking skills like?
Be creative and ask you local Salvation Army Moonbeams leader how you can be involved!

Moonbeam Pledge

I promise that I will try
To love God, to help everyone
And to always do my best

Moonbeam Prayer

“Help us to do the things we should,
to be to others kind and good,
in all we do at work or play,
to grow more like Jesus every day.”

Moonbeam Motto

“Do your best!”

 

To become a Moonbeam a child must:
  • Be four or five years old. (Six years old if still in kindergarten).
  • Attend four consecutive troop meetings.
  • Learn the Moonbeam Pledge, Motto and Prayer.