Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not. By attending Alateen, teenagers meet other teenagers with similar situations. Alateen is not a religious program and there are no fees or dues to belong to it.
Youth Ambassador Program
The Youth Ambassador Program is for youth ages 13 – 18 with an interest in developing leadership and life skills that will assist to break the intergenerational cycle of addiction. After completing the CFAR program, Youth Ambassadors join a peer-to-peer group that utilizes hands-on activities. These activities are designed to improve communication, teach stress management skills, increase self-esteem, build resilience and foster community service.
Recovery Rhythm Corps
Drums over Drugs is a youth prevention program. This program is for middle school students and uses djembe drums and percussion instruments to teach self-expression, stress release, and resilience.
Youth Summer Camp
Camp Spirit Song
Aug 11-16, 2019
The purpose of the SpiritWorks Foundation Youth Camp, Camp Spirit Song, is to provide youth (grades 4-8) whose lives have been touched by addiction with the opportunity to feel safe, feel supported, and develop life skills that promote resiliency while in the camp environment. This five-day overnight camp is filled with fun, friends, leadership, learning, swimming, and campfires.
Camp Spirit Song is offered in partnership with the Claggett Center to give the gift of a camp experience to children in Province III affected by the opioid addiction of a parent or other close loved one. 2019 is the inaugural year of Camp Spirit Song, and the first camp program of its kind on the east coast, and we ask your prayers and support for our ministry this summer.Camp provides children grades 4-8 with an opportunity to meet God through:
the support of a Christian community
fellowship with peers who share a common experience
time to rest and play away from the distractions of everyday life
Children’s Recovery Program
The Children of Families at Risk program is a curriculum based education program for children and youth grades 1-12 growing up in families with, or at risk for, alcoholism or other drug addictions. Courses are led by specially trained adult educators and require group attendance and participation of the children and youth involved. CFAR empowers children and youth to feel safe, to develop resiliency, and to be supported.