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Youth Adventure Programs

American Heritage Girls (AHG)

American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered character and leadership development program tailored for girls aged 5 to 18. The program is committed to fostering women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country. AHG provides a platform for girls to build their faith, engage in service, and have fun through various activities and adventures.

Key Features of AHG:
- Christ-centered character and leadership development
- Service to God, family, community, and country
- Skill development, experiences, and leadership opportunities
- Focus on faith, service, and fun

Catholic Troop Focus:
The troop is Catholic, emphasizing the teaching of Catholic values. Girls in the troop have the opportunity to earn Diocesan Catholic Faith Awards. The troop is multi-level, allowing families with girls in different age groups to attend the same meetings. Leaders cover a range of topics from cake decorating to astronomy. Six Badge Frontiers include Heritage, Personal Well-Being, Family Living, Arts, Science & Technology, and Outdoor Skills.

Leadership Building:
The program is designed to nurture leadership skills, with older girls having the chance to serve as section leaders. Girls can earn badges both as a troop and individually. The troop participates in campouts, service projects, social events, and spiritual experiences.

Meeting Information:
- Troop 1118 meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
- For more information, contact Joan Porter, 417-522-9325.

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) - Troop 239:
- Troop 239 is chartered by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
- Scouts BSA meets every Tuesday Aug 13, 2024-July 29, 2025, except on Aug 6, Sept 3, Nov 5, Dec 24, Dec 31, 2024 and Mar 18 2025.

- Cub Scout Pack 239 welcomes Kindergarten through 5th graders to join; schedule to be announced.
- Contact: Nick Meinhardt, 417-224-2421