Do we really believe the things we say about middle schoolers' faith, namely that it can be real and vibrant and transformative?
"You're totally my spirit animal!" "I hope this camp isn't going to tell me what to do all the time. I hate camps that tell me what to do all the time. I hope this is a free-range camp." "We totally have a black market on slime and spinners at this school." "Pass the ketchup." … Continue reading Things middle schoolers say to their WyldLife Leaders (and other interested adults)
People who love middle schoolers understand an important life principle - that embracing the unmanaged, untidy, and unpredictable tangle known as "early adolescence" is one of the most important things we will ever do.
Each year, new WyldLife staff gather with hundreds of other new and current YL staff for a week of intensive training. Here are fifteen takeaways that this years' new WyldLife staff want to share with you.
Do you remember all the "firsts" you experienced in middle school? As WyldLife leaders, we can walk alongside our kids as they experience those "firsts" - but we also get to provide another set of "firsts" that will hopefully take root and become lifelong realities.