My 5th grader, Fashionista is part of a group called “Keepers At Home”. They are similar to Girl Scouts in that they get to earn badges but they are Biblically based. They work with girls from ages 4 years old up to age 18. There is also a group called “Contenders for the Faith” for boys. We’ve been unable to find a group locally for our boys to join though.
The kids learn lessons in character building and also learn skills that will help them in the real world. They get to spend time with friends and also develop their relationship with their mom or dad. Our Keepers group strongly encourages moms to take part.
Some of the things we’ve done together are, growing a container garden and then making a scrapbook with the pictures taken of it’s progress, learning poetry writing, and working with clay. Our current project is doll making. Fashionista really looks forward to these meetings each week!