Scripture Union Victoria runs programs in schools aimed at connecting, building-up and empowering young people.
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Starting the day with good nutrition and positive interaction can have an enormous impact on a child’s educational performance and the life of the school community. Breakfast clubs are a great way of serving the local community and partnering with local schools. Check out the brochure to find out more.
CHIC is a program to support young women between the ages of 11 and 15 as they develop, learn and grow. Through a variety of challenging and fun activities and discussions, participants explore issues including identity, self-worth, respect for others, relationships, bullying, social justice and conflict resolution. To find out more, take a look at the brochure &/or a CHIC sample session.
Blokes supports young men between the ages of 12 and 15 to develop positive relationships and think critically about their own life and choices that lie ahead. Through a variety of challenging and fun activities and discussions, participants explore issues including identity, values, beliefs, aspirations, purpose, decision-making, relationships, self-image, non-violence, communication and social responsibility. Check out the brochure or a Blokes Sample Session.
SCHOOL GARDEN CLUBS
Schools Garden Clubs are designed to help young people grow. Through hands-on gardening activities and volunteer mentoring, students develop positive interpersonal, physical and academic skills. SU Garden Clubs are offered in partnership with local churches and community volunteers. If you would like more information, take a look at the brochure.
Global Classroom aims to empower all young people to recognise their leadership potential and to experience making a difference. Using their passions, they organise a project that makes a difference in their school community or world.
Cool Down is a 6 week small-group program aimed at middle-school students (years 5-8). The program creates a safe space in which to explore anger issues and practice self-management and communication skills through fun activities. Check out the brochure or a Cool Down Sample Session.
SOAR is an adventure-based learning program. Soar assists young people to transition into adulthood with effective leadership and relational skills. It aims to empower students to improve their self-perception and achieve success. SOAR is designed by SU and run in partnership with schools and local churches. Check out the brochure for more information.
“For many years I thought I had nothing to offer… In a SOAR session earlier this term I led our group in a teamwork challenge, I was able to lead with confidence, and for the first time I felt I had something to offer other people… I now feel like I am somebody” – SOAR Adventures Graduate