Basics NPO

Why do we tell?

It is important to us to awaken and develop the children's ability to experience.

Why is there a need for something as old-fashioned and traditional as a uniform in the Jungschar?

This is a fair question. If you look into the question a bit, you will find many reasons to have a uniform in a Jungschar group. This article shows how a Jungschar uniform can become a can't-miss element in Jungschar.

Here you can find some of the many ideas that were exhibited at the BESJ Teamweekend 17 in Huttwil. We wish you a lot of fun trying them out.

P.S.: At the moment, the list is constantly being expanded, so it's worth checking back later...


Suggestion for 7-Day "Quiet Time Instruction" on Selected Chapters of Revelation


The Bible:

- incredible
- full strong
- topical
- personal


Background information, suggestions for program design, food for thought for Jungscharn afternoons


This is not about easy recipes, it is about the biblical way. On the one hand, this way is a way of joy, because God wants to ignite our heart and make us useful for his plans, but it is also a way which is often uncomfortable and makes us look deep into our inner being.


Short introduction for BESJ warehouse staff course 2006/2007

Offtmals the money in the Jungschar is limited. However, this should not stand in the way of a cool program. Therefore, here are a few shops where you can get the respective material cheapest.

The tidying up of the tents causes trouble for many leaders. Here are a few tips on how to tidy up and inventory lists for the most common group tents

What do we mean by a project?

Project programs aim to meet the needs and interests of teenagers, or simply to pursue certain pursuits over a longer period of time, where active participation / design is required. 

Knowing Biblical Cities: 8 afternoons

Jungschar Chrischona, Bettingen

A paraphrase for Youngstar leaders on 1st Corinthians 13

Here you can find all the articles and posts that were created at the BESJ Teamweekend 14 in Huttwil. We wish you a lot of fun trying them out

If you are a large team in which it often happens that individuals are absent from meetings, it is practical if a protocol is written for the meeting. In it all important information of the meeting are summarized. The protocol is sent after the meeting by mail to the entire team, or uploaded to a common platform such as Dropbox or Google Drive

Children need exercise to develop healthily. Physical activity not only promotes motor skills, but also has an impact on all areas of development. In youth work we canmake an important contribution to counteract the increasing lack of exercise in our society. 

How do children and teenagers learn? What shapes learning? What consequences does this have for the learning process? This article aims to provide information on these and other questions.

A night cross-country game in the forest, abseiling, a trekking camp, an afternoon of raft building and rafting. These activities have been standard in Jungschar work for a long time. Is this now already an experiential education activity? What opportunities and possibilities can offer an experiential education activity? 

This article is a Forum booklet article. 

This article describes the developmental stages of children and adolescents.

Disciplined behaviour is extremely important in a Jungschar. Only in this way is it possible to run programs in such a way that they are fun for (almost) everyone. And only this way it is possible to do activities with a little higher risk with the children. In these situations we have to be able to rely on them.

Youngstars ministry is based on seven core values: Christ-centered, relational, needs-based, holistic experiential, multiplication, community-relevant, society-relevant.

Here you can find all the articles and posts that were created at the BESJ Teamweekend 12 in Huttwil. We wish you a lot of fun trying them out

The management cycle is a guideline for rational action. This usually leads to solid results in the medium to long term in all areas of children and youth work.

The management cycle is a guideline for rational action