Children's Ministries

Eager Beaver Program Requirements

One of your responsibilities as leader is to encourage the physical, mental and spiritual development of each child. The Eager Beaver program requirements were created to assist you with this responsibility. The requirements are organized into six areas:

1. God & Country

Recite the Eager Beaver Pledge

Recite the Pledge of Allegiance or national anthem

Pray independently

Say the Lord's Prayer - Matthew 6:9-13

Say the fourth and fifth commandments

Fourth commandment - "Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy." Exodus 20:8

Fifth commandment - "Honor your father and mother." Exodus 20:12

Recite Philippians 4:4 - "Be full of joy in the Lord always."

Recite three additional Bible verses

2. School Readiness

Listen to three books: one Bible story, one nature story, and one story of the child's choice

Listen to two stories about Ellen White's life

Identify these colors: red, yellow, blue, green, purple and orange

3. Self

Perform the following tasks: tying shoes, combing hair, brushing teeth and dressing self

4. Family

Help pack a lunch and then participate in an outdoor activity with family or friends

Do one of the following chores for a week: wash or dry the dishes, empty the dishwasher, pick up toys, hang up clothes, make the bed or take out the trash

5. Community

Take a food basket to a needy family or senior citizen

Make and deliver a card to a sick friend or a senior citizen

6. Play

Earn at least twelve Eager Beaver Wood Chips

Complete a minimum of six craft projects