CORE Leadership Program

CORE is a Christ-centered service program for high school students ages 14-19.

CORE MISSION
- Building and demonstrating strong CHARACTER
- Participating in community OUTREACH both inside and outside of CWorks
- Taking RESPONSIBILTY for the world around us
- Doing all things with EXCELLENCE so that we can glorify God in all that we do!

CORE takes leadership to the next level through training, creative development and service. Students will explore biblical leadership and collaborate together to develop, plan and implement CORE service projects throughout the 2018-2019 year. CORE students develop relationships and skills to impact the world around them. Involvement in at least one previous semester and one current season semester required (camp, class or shows count as involvement in a semester).

MEETING DATES:
If you are applying, please tentatively hold all CORE meeting/event dates on your calendar.
To remain in CORE, students are only allowed 3 meeting absences during the entire season.


2018: September 15, October 13, November 10
2019: January 19, February 16, March 23

PROJECT DATES*:
Youth Life Fun Fridays (once a month): 3:30-5:45  Fall: October 19
Boys/Girls MS Outreach Event: Weekend in October 
Christmas Missions Project: November 10
Cup of Hope: January 26
Shindig: April 27
Homeless Outreach: TBA
Rehearsal Outreach for Each Show: Please refer to the Shows page of the website (click here) for show rehearsal dates for the year

*CWorks does not anticipate any schedule changes, but changes may occur. Optional projects may be added. 

OBJECTIVES:
-To create an environment at CWorks that encourages all students to pursue an excellent, biblical lifestyle
-To grow students' leadership capacity and character
-To provide spiritual leadership in and among CWorks students
-To build bridges between different age groups, social groups and locations of CWorks
-To reach the community with acts of service
-To provide wholesome and fun teen fellowship

ACTIVITIES:
-Attend scheduled meetings (see meeting dates below)
-Prepare for meetings as determined by CORE Advisor and group
-Explore biblical leadership in the Scriptures
-Plan and participate in CORE service projects

STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS:
-Ages 14-19 (must be high school student)
-Displays teaching, serving, and/or leadership potential
-Commit to CORE for the entire program
-Maintains good rapport with all people in CWorks

MEETING INFORMATION:
CORE students will meet at various homes or at the CWorks Office once a month on Saturday evenings from 7-9 p.m. A dessert and/or snack will be provided.  

COST: $50 Annual Program Fee to supplement meetings and projects. 

APPLICATION STEPS:
  1. Students - fill out online application form by Friday, September 7 at midnight. Students who were in CORE for the 2017-2018 do not need to fill out the form. 
  2. If this is your first time applying, please send 2 references per the instructions found on the application (references must be received by the application deadline).
  3. Applicants will be notified of acceptance during the second week of classes in September.