OWL Program Overview
The OWL Program will run from 10.30 am-Noon on the dates listed below.
Registration in advance required.
January 20: OWL Program Begins!
Parent and Guardians Orientation (required)
Parents and Guardians will get an overview of the program, including its underlying values. It will include discussion on parent/guardians role as sexuality educators of their children and how they can best support their children’s participation in the program.
Meet in the Lion Hall @ 10.30 am
Youth: Intro to OWL Program and discussion on what sexuality is.
Meet in Lion Hall @10.30 am
January 26-27: OWL Retreat weekend
Our first retreat weekend we will begin examining our values, learning the language of sexuality, and learn more about gender identity, gender expressions & sexual orientation. On Saturday evening we will host a guest panel who will share their experiences and answer your questions. The weekend will have optional fun activities and introvert time between the sessions. Lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday will be provided. Meet at 9.30 am in the Lion Hall on Saturday 26.
February 3: OWL – Anatomy and Physiology
February 10 OWL – Personal Concerns about Puberty
February 17 Children’s Chapel – Trusting Each Other
Join us for an all-ages ‘Chapel’ on the theme of trust each other. This short service will include songs, stories and sharing our joys and challenges. Children of all ages, along with family members and friends are welcome. Dragonfly Room (Upstairs)
February 24: OWL – Body Image
March 3: OWL – Sexuality and Disability
March 10: OWL – Healthy Relationships
March 17: OWL – Relationship Skills
March 24 Spring Break
March 31 Games Day, weather permitting we will be playing indoor and outdoor games that explore being a “People of Journey” through kinesthetic learning. You are welcome to bring board games – especially if they involve a journey!
April 7: OWL – Sexuality, Social Media and the Internet
April 14: Earth Day Intergen
April 21: Easter
April 28: OWL – Redefining Abstinence
May 5: OWL – Bullying and Bystander Responsibilities
May 12: OWL – Lovemaking
May 19: Consent Education
May 26: OWL Retreat weekend
Our final retreat weekend we will learn about sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy and parenting… Including contraception and safer sex practices. The weekend will have optional fun activities and introvert time between the sessions. Lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday will be provided. Meet at 9.30 am in the Lion Hall on Saturday 25 (pick up at noon on Sunday).
June 2: OWL – Self-Care, Celebration + Closure
June 9: OWL Graduation Intergen
June 16: Outdoor Games
Slack-line, hula hoops, and other outdoor games and activities will be available to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors.