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Youth Report: August 2017

Brothers, since the early days of its founding through its protection of the orphans of its members, the Knights of Columbus has worked to provide for the welfare of young people. Through sponsoring sports activities and championships, youth groups, educational programs, scholarships, and a variety of other initiatives, the Order...Read More »


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Youth Director

Larry Herold

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Coats for Kids Chairmen

Deris Wolff

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Coats for Kid 3rd Degree Chairman

Essay Contest Chairman

Scott Ditch

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Catholic Citizenship Essay

Poster Contest Chairman

Larry Herold

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Substance Abuse Poster Contest

Youth Activities

Purpose
To provide our youth with opportunities for involvement in activities that are challenging, fun and provide for individual improvement; to encourage our youth to grow spiritually and increase their knowledge of the meaning of Our Catholic Faith; and to challenge their mental and physical capabilities while helping them realize their moral and social responsibilities.

Summary of Surge With Service Sample Programs
– Columbian Squires, Youth Groups, Athletics, Educational Programs, Youth Welfare, Religious Activities, Social Activities

State Focus Areas
The State Service Activity Program recommends that each Council participate in the following activities
– Basketball Free Throw Championship
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Free Throw Championship at the Council, District and State level for boys and girls 10-14 years of age – Earn Administrative Points
– Soccer Challenge
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Soccer Challenge at the Council, District and State level for boys and girls 10-14 years of age – Earn Administrative Points
– Essay Contest
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Essay Contest at the State level for boys and girls grades 8,9,10,11 and 12 – Earn Administrative Points
– Substance Awareness Poster Contest
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Substance Awareness Poster Contest at the State level for boys and girls ages 8 through 11, and ages 12 through 14 – Earn Administrative Points
– Coats for Kids
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Coats for Kids project by creating or participating in a local coat drive – Earn Administrative Points

Resources
The Council appointed Youth Activities Director is the primary focal point for all Council Youth Activities. The Council Youth Activities Director can look for support from his Council Program Director.

The State has a Youth Activities Director to support the Council Youth Activities Director. Help can be in the form of answering questions, helping obtain program materials, and general guidance for organizing and executing any programs.

Support Material
Support Materials listed in Appendix A
– Essay Contest Participation Report
– Coats for Kids reporting form (community and youth participation form)

On-Line Support Materials
– www.kofc.org/service and click on the Youth Activities Link
– www.coloradokofc.org and click on the Programs link