The best way for a 9th-12th grade young man to grow in his faith and make it his own is to have him lead and share his faith with others. Conquest High School Program is just that. Made to respond to the needs and questions of a high school boy, the curriculum centers around themes from the Youcat, virtues and projects where the boys can work together to make a difference. It consists of 3 series of curriculum. Each series is made up of 4 team leader guidebooks with 31 weeks of curriculum. Each guidebook is built around the apostolic service project and offers specific opportunities to live faith in their daily reality. Let your high school boys grow into the Christian leaders who impact the world around them.
High School Curriculum
Each curriculum set includes 3 books. Each book includes 5 weeks of curriculum, one main virtue, and one service project. The Advent / Lent book can be added to all curriculum sets to give you 8 more weeks of meetings and two more service projects. All books have lots of material downloads available from the online resource center.
The Conquest High School Series 1 curriculum set includes 4 books. The books in this series feature 31 weeks of content and five service projects: Cardboard City, Party On, Garage Sale, Giving Tree, and Living Stations.
The Conquest High School Series 2 curriculum set includes 4 books. The books in this series feature 31 weeks of content and five service projects: Hot Dogs for the Homeless, Teach the Word, Breakin’ a Sweat, Block of Toys, and Mission Youth Holy Week Missions.
The Conquest High School Series 3 curriculum set includes 4 books. The books in this series feature 31 weeks of content and five service projects: Save the Date, Movie Night Done Right, International Courage, Bethlehem Shop, and Exultation Celebration.
Weekly Meeting Description
It is suggested for the weekly meeting to be 1 ½ or 2 hours.
There are six parts to a Conquest Meeting:
These are products that correspond to the curriculum and offer a support and hands-on reminder for your high school boys.
Create a sense of belonging and brotherhood by getting Conquest Merch! This can be an exciting addition your high school program. Consider having “I appreciate you” gifts for your team leaders and adult leaders. Running a parent info night? Get everyone a Conquest give-away. Promoting Conquest at your parish ministry fair? Get items to help make Conquest known. Need a prize for a competition? Find Conquest merch that works best for you!
High School Leader
It can help to have a couple of copies to use between your Leadership Team.
3 Curriculum Books for boys in 9th and 12th Grade.
Advent & Lent
1 Curriculum Book with material for the Seasons of Advent and Lent.
Encourage the boys during the meeting to write in their notebooks about the things that they learn. Write down the question, theme and resolution each week.