Welcome to the Salem Youth Group homepage. Scroll down (this is a LONG page!) for information about Youth Group, Waywalkers, Retreats, and our 3 summer trips.
Scholarships are always available upon Request to ANYONE in need, including
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Gaga Ball Nights
July 25th, and August 15th 7-9pm
We'll be playing Gaga Ball downstairs in the youth room three times this summer! We'll relax, have some friendly competition, and hang out. This is a great place to bring a friend!
Faith Haven Service Project
July 27th 7:30am-5pm
Jr. and Sr. High, join us as we give a day of service work at Faith Haven Camp (Fall Retreat location)! Meet at Salem at 7:30am on Friday, July 27th and we'll return by 5:00pm. Plan ahead and wear appropriate work project clothes (stuff that can get dirty and you can sweat in) and bring a water bottle and an appropriate swimsuit. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Sign up by Sunday, July 22nd by calling, texting, or emailing SJ at email@example.com.
Guys' and Girls' Game Day
August 1st 12-5pm
Jr. and Sr. High youth, join us for game day in the youth room on Wednesday, August 1st! We'll be playing board games, video games, card games, and more! Come and go as needed with parent permission between 12-5pm. Eat lunch before you come and bring a snack to share and a friend! Hope to see you there!!
August 3rd 5-10pm
Jr. and Sr. High guys are invited to come hang out in the youth room on Friday, August 3rd from 5-10pm! There will be pizza, games, and a powerful movie called "The Heart of Man" highlighting man's struggle with sin. After there will be time to share openly about the movie.
*5-6:30p -- Pizza and games
*6:45-8:45p -- Movie
*Pick up/Leave by 10pm
Bring a snack to share and a friend! Sign up by contacting Anders at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, July 29th.
Ladies Night In!
August 5th-6th 6pm-10:30am Cost $5
For going into 7th grade to just graduated Seniors, join us for an overnight hangout of games, arts and crafts, a few surprises, and a ton of FUN! Drop off is at 6pm on Sunday, Aug 5th and pick up 10:30am Monday, Aug 6th (early pickup between 10-10:30pm if needed). The cost is $5 and dinner/breakfast will be provided. Sign up by Sunday, July 29th by contacting Allyssa or SJ. The $5 can be paid ahead of time or when you get there on the 5th.
Intern SJ: email@example.com
Jr High Camp
July 8th -13th Cost $275 **$75 Deposit to Salem AND Online Registration due April 8th
We are excited to be back at Lake Beauty Bible Camp
again this summer! A few changes due to unforeseen circumstances has opened up
a new opportunity for Salem to partner with Lake Beauty in a different way.
Salem will be attending Lake Beauty’s summer camp this year as campers and
counselors! It’s going to be a GREAT
Registration instructions can be found HERE
Register online with Lake Beauty HERE
Sr High Youth Group
Wed 7:30-9:00 for all Sr Highers! Join us for a night of worship, games, devotions, prayer, and MUCH more! We have a welcoming, affirming, fun, and deep community of Sr Highers and a GREAT team of dedicated leaders! We hope you and your friends can join us!
Need ideas for words/character qualities to affirm in others? Click HERE to see a list of character qualities!
Jr High Confirmation/Waywalkers
Wed nights 7:30-9:00 for 7-8 grade students. Join us for good teaching, quality small groups, worship, games, and MORE! Our program is a 2-year program with an emphasis on small group participation, service, retreats and camps. We also we work hard to engage families throughout the process!
Youth Room OPEN
every Wed night after right after school! Join us for fun, video games, music, and a place to do your homework and eat a good meal for only $3. See you there!
We want to see YOU in action!
If you are in any sports, concerts, plays, etc... please leave Eric of Allyssa your schedule so we can attend. Make sure your name is on the sheet along with the field or room where you will be and the times. We’ll try to get to them all, but the earlier we get them the better! Also, your event will be put on the calendar in the Youth Room.
If you want to stay informed with announcements and emails, please either give me your email so I can put you on my email list, OR become a fan of our Facebook Page “Salem's Youth Page” and watch for updates. Also watch the bulletin each week and the Youth Board located across from my office to stay up to date! If there is ever anything I can do for you, let me know! I have a TON of resources on all kinds of topics and would love to help in any way I can!
FUNdraisers and Scholarships
Scholarships (partial or full) are available to every youth in need (regardless of is they are a member of Salem or not), all you need to do is talk with Eric. We will also have 2 FUNdraisers every spring where youth and families can earn money towards their personal account.
Forms & Newsletters:
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*July 8-13: Jr. High Camp
*July 25: Gaga Ball Night #2
*July 27: Faith Haven Service Project
*Aug 1: Guys' and Girls' Game Day
*Aug 3: Guys Night
*Aug 5-6: Ladies Night In
*Aug 15: Gaga Ball Night #3
*Aug 16: Boys & Girls Club Service Project
*Sept 5: First Night of Youth Activities
*Sept 14-16: Jr. & Sr. High Fall Retreat
*Jan 18-21: Senior High Winter Retreat
Note on safety HERE for parents