What kinds of ACTIVITIES?....

This is just a sampling of what our LOMSAA students have experienced.

LifeSkills Training

• "Logic & Reasoning" with Kirby Bradford, parent and Biola M.A., Apologetics
• "Introduction to Apologetics" with Kirby Bradford, parent and Biola M.A., Apologetics
• "Handling Your Emotions, Biblically" with Rick Shurtz, parent and Family counselor
• "Leadership Training 101" with Director, Laurie Gourley
• "STAR" Peer Pressure and Drug Prevention training
• "Chinese Exchange Student" Cross-Cultural Communications, Laurie Gourley & Elaine Yamasaki
• "Why Believe Anything?" Critical Reasoning series with Fred Hauter, parent and physician
• "Hermeneutics: How to Study Your Bible," series with Rick Shurtz, parent and Family counselor, missionary's kid!

Discipleship & Character-Building

• Daily Bible Devotion & Prayer
• Weekly "Developing Convictions" chapel study 
• Journaling & Personal Reflection 
• Dedication Hike & Communion
• Student Self-Improvement Plan
• Jr. Ambassador In Training Program & Tracking log

Service & Outreach

• Skip1 Food Packing for Children's Hunger Fund
• Served the Homeless and Seniors in community by hosting our own Thanksgiving feast
• Operation Christmas Child, Truck unloading and packing at LOCC drop-off station
• Skip1 Toy Wrapping at Children's Hunger Fund
• Childcare service for "Shepherding A Child's Heart" 
• Christmas Caroling at Goebel Senior Center
• Christmas Caroling for Single Moms Ministry at Calvary Community Church
• Adopt A Family for Christmas, with Christmas Eve meal and gift drop-off together
• Ventura County Rescue Mission Service Project
• Sycamore Charter School Chili Project--a student-led outreach making and serving lunch to disadvantaged students
• "Good News Club," Leading weekly after school Evangelism program at Madrona Elementary w
• VBS "High Seas Adventure" set decorating and dance team

Curriculum Enrichments

• Writing Workshops and regular instruction 
• "An Overview of Christian History" by Marshall Foster, Christian Historian and found of The Mayflower Institute
• "The Dangers of Revisionist History" by Marshall Foster
• Renaissance Review with Christ Bruynzeel, pastor, EVFree
• History Discussion Sessions, Review & Skits
• Writing & Composition 
• Hands-On Science Labs 
• Nationally Renowned Artist Timothy Chambers, Workshop
• Scopes Monkey Trial II- a Creation vs Evolution mock trial with parents who are also lawyers, apologists and scientists
• Latin-based Vocabulary Units, weekly
• "Hope for Our Time" History presentations inspired by Marshall Foster's review of Christian history

Excursions & Field Trips

• Reagan Library, Role Reenactment
• Exploration of Getty Museum
• CA Science Center-Coral Reef IMAX documentary and African History tour
• Creation Week Outreach Event to local schools
• Week-long Outdoor Ed Camp at HUME LAKE for 7th Grade & 8th Grade
• 8th Grade 9 Day historical tour on the East Coast

Team-Building & Fellowship as a Body

• Family Picnic & Beach Day
• Wilderness Ropes Course
• Monthly Parent Meetings & Round Table
• Care & Concerns, meals for families in our Body
• Gollatz Cotillion at LOCC
• Tree house Building Project
• Encouragement and Greeting Card design
• Blanket Ministry
• Cooking Class & Tea Party
• Scavenger Hunt by Student Government

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

• Scripture Candy-Gram Fundraiser
• Kettle Korn 1 & II  Student Fundraisers with Scripture sharing
• Teen Center Rummage Sale
• The Habit fundraiser by Student Government

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