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Catholic Faith and Virtue Program
for Kindergarten thru 4th Grade

 
Challenge Junior is led by Adult Leaders, with the help of teen mentors. We have a complete Annual Program of Materials and Curriculum to help the girls and leaders successfully participate in the programs. The curriculum is virtue centered and includes both large group and smaller team activities. Challenge Junior is a great way to give the girls an opportunity to meet new friends.
 
 

Challenge Jr Curriculum

 

 The Challenge Junior curriculum guide in the leader kit focuses on five virtues each year. Each virtue has four weeks of curriculum, which focuses on living that virtue with God, with family, with friends, and at school in the corresponding week. Each virtue has a saint role model that the girls can learn about. The story of that saint will be carried throughout the 4 weeks of meetings by showing a video or telling a story about their life.  There are 3 years of Challenge Junior Curriculum.

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Challenge Jr Team Meeting

 
The Challenge Junior Weekly Meeting has 8 different parts. There are moments for fun like the snack and group game. There are moments to learn about the virtue of the week and the saint story. The girls will also learn about one Catholic prayer. There is even time for a virtue craft, all centered around a common theme. 
 
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Challenge Jr Leader Kit

 
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The Challenge Junior Leader Kits contain all that the adult leader needs to run the program. The most important item in this kit is the Challenge Junior Leader Curriculum Guide with the weekly activities. The Leader kit also includes sample packs of the 5 charms and bracelets, 5 virtue posters, 300 pack of virtue stickers, Challenge Junior Leader USB drive or resources, a 25 pack of the Challenge Junior brochure, Coloring Prayer book / calendar,  Challenge Junior member card, bracelet, holy cards, and Challenge Journal.

 

Challenge Jr Member Kit

 
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The member kit has everything a Challenge Junior girl needs for her meeting – Light blue cinch bag, member card, member coloring Prayer Book/calendar, Challenge Junior bracelet, and holy cards.  The Challenge Junior member card has five panels where the girls can put their sticker and jot down what they have learned about the saints. The Challenge Junior Prayer Book is a coloring book that not only has the essential Catholic prayers but it also includes pages about each virtue as well as a calendar of saints. Challenge Junior T-shirts are available in adult and youth sizes and are sold separately.

 

Challenge Jr Virtue Charms and Bracelets

 
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When the girls join Challenge Junior, they receive a member kit with a Challenge Junior bracelet. Each time they complete a 4 week session on virtue, they receive a charm and bracelet that goes along with that virtue & saint. The charms and bracelets are a set and sold individually on the Challenge store. The Challenge Junior Virtue Charms are a complement to the program and come with a virtue charm and bracelet in a cute organza bag with a holy card about the virtue and saint. The Leader kit has a sample pack of each charm included.

 

How to Get Started with Challenge Jr

 

If you have a Challenge Club Annual Membership for 2019-20, its very simple. Just go online to the Challenge online store and purchase the Challenge Junior add-on material. If you do not have a Challenge club and are just starting, you will need to visit the Mission Network website to purchase your annual membership and you will receive an email with access to the online store, coupons for free Challenge Junior items and instructions.

Visit our Challenge Junior Online Store or Challenge Registration Site to get started. 

CHALLENGE JUNIOR STORE

CHALLENGE REGISTRATION

 

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