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What is Anchors?

Anchors is the programme for those aged between 5 and 8.


Who is the progarmme pack for?

This programme pack is for all those who work with Anchor Boys. It contains important information about working in the BB and a wealth of ideas for games, crafts, devotions and activities to help keep your programme bright and fresh, and most importantly, fun, for the children and leaders.


What areas does Anchors cover?

Anchor Boys have lots of fun doing different activities which include making things, crafts, music, games, sports, stories going on visits, making friends, and working towards their badges.


All of this is done as part of a balanced programme that is separated into 5 different zones .


Body- fit for fun

Mind - think and do

Spirit - God and me

Community - me and my world

Creativity - make and do


What does the pack contain?

This programme pack contains information in the following three zones:


1. Information Zone:

•Safety in the Company

•Anchor Boys - the section meeting


•Programme planning and making it happen


•Special Events


•Company Development Scheme

•Leader Training and Development

•Administration and record keeping


2. Activity Zone:

•Body - fit for fun contains games and physical activities

•Mind - think and do contains simple puzzles and quizzes, thinking games and treasure hunts, hobbies and collections

•Spirit - God and me contains material for devotions, prayers and worship, bible stories and characters, and Christian festivals

•Community - me and my world contains material about conservation, the local community, the church and helping others

•Creativity - make and do contains a wealth of ideas for crafts, cooking, mime and drama, many of the craft ideas come with templates, which are photocopiable and ready to use

•Programme on a Plate - Ideas for themes nights including superheroes, space, and creepy crawlies!

•Extras - Extra information including web based resources on a wide range of activities


3. Award Zone:

•An Introduction to the Anchor Activity Scheme

•What's in the Activity Scheme and how it works

•Details of the three badges

•Certificates , stickers and wall charts

•How does it fit into our weekly programme?

•Levels of assessment

•Late joiners

•How are the badges worn?

•When are the Activity badges presented?







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