YOUTH PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Children are not “empty vessels,” but full expressions of Spirit waiting to be revealed. At Center for Spiritual Living we teach our youth to believe in themselves and trust their own intuition and wisdom. We provide them with a safe and nurturing environment to explore their spirituality and to gain a foundation of values using Science of Mind principles. We encourage our youth to develop a personal relationship with Spirit through the practices of:

  •Affirmations
  •Meditation
  •Arts, Crafts and Music
  •Service and Community

OUR CURRICULUM

Science of Mind principles form the basis of our youth curriculum. We teach children that Spirit manifests in and through all of creation. They learn how they can interact with Spirit as a co-creative partner. Our youth program present great ways to grow and nurture the innate curiosity and keenness that exists in our youth. Key principles taught at CSL are:

  •Core Values
  •Life Skills and Strategies
  •Problem Solving
  •Making Good Choices
  •Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem

OUR CLASSES

Nursery (Newborn to 3 years)
We provide childcare service for infants and toddlers. We believe seeds of spirituality can be planted even in the early years. Our volunteers provide a loving environment for babies and toddlers that supports their natural creativity.

Youth (4 to 12 years)
Our youth classes are all about learning in a fun and loving environment. We teach children to form an inner connection with Spirit. We work with them to develop character traits such as compassion toward others, creativity, respect and integrity.

Teen Program
Our teen program focuses on teaching them to understand their unique ability to create their own experience. As their bodies go through changes, so do their minds. We encourage and teach rites of passage into adulthood so they can make the transition from child to adult smoother. We also incorporate the use of technology and apps for smart phones to help them develop a daily spiritual practice.

Youth and Family Services – June Curriculum

June 3 – Your Self Talk is Not Good Talk
Each thought is precious. Every thought we think is creating our future. Train yourself to think thoughts that make you feel good. This way you’ll always be creating your life out of joy and in joy.

June 10 – Wired to Win
We are not defined by the mistakes we make. Allow yourself to let go of any negative self-talk habits, and create a new more powerful habit to love yourself.

June 17 – Embrace Uncertainty – FATHER’S DAY
“Uncertainty is where things happen. It is our personal pathway to opportunity in the environment in which you grow, experience new things and produce new unprecedented results.” Gary Bishop

June 24 – Be Relentless – Take Action NOW!
Never give up. Inside every impossible you can find I’m Possible. Place a demand on the universe and don’t give up until you get the very thing you wanted.