Below are my favorite programs available to form teen disciples and apostles.
Challenge is a network of youth groups, retreats and camps for middle and high school girls to grow in virtue, friendship and their Catholic faith.
As of 2014, Challenge operates in over 150 parishes and schools in US and Canada with over 3,500 members, 300 volunteers and 127 clubs. Challenge can be led by parents, volunteers, or a youth minister.
Conquest is a network of leadership programs, youth groups, retreats and camps for boys and young men 5 – 16 years of age.
As of 2015, Conquest operates in over 150 parishes and schools in US and Canada with over 2,600 members, 100 volunteers and close to 100 clubs. Conquest can be led by parents, volunteers, or a youth minister.
Mission Youth is for high school and college students. It works with bishops and pastors to evangelize locally or internationally by engaging and sending out youth to bear witness to Christ.
Regnum Christi Mission Corps is a Catholic youth volunteer program where young men and women ages 18+ commit to 1-2 years of full time missionary work serving the Church and youth in their communities.
Pure Fashion is a faith-based model training program, guiding middle and high school young women to become more confident, competent leaders who live the virtues of modesty and purity, that culminates in a community-wide fashion show.
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