Our Ministry Programs

We know you’re passionate about ministry to kids!
And to help you reach the children in your church and community, Pioneer Clubs offers a proven midweek kids’ ministry program that is Bible-based, Christ-centered, relationship-focused and fun for kids and volunteers!

You can trust Pioneer Clubs® for application-oriented inductive children’s Bible study, meaningful Scripture memory and life skills development, all with an emphasis on discipleship and outreach.

Pioneer Clubs offers three unique midweek ministry formats.
Pioneer Clubs offers three unique midweek club formats to fit the specific needs of churches. Review each program and select the one that best fits your church. Not sure which one will be the best fit? Call and talk with a ministry consultant at 800 694 CLUB (2582).

Pioneer program - offers five age-specific club groups for children age two through sixth grade. Churches may conduct one or all five age levels and reach an unlimited number of children in a dynamic small group format. Two leaders per age-group are recommended. Materials include age-specific handbooks for club members and complete easy-to-use meeting plans for volunteer leaders. Churches find this the best overall format for teaching and outreach. Leaders enjoy the age-appropriate meeting plans and club member handbooks. Provides lots of skill activity options that allow leaders to periodically invite congregational members to assist with activity awards.

Pioneer program—for churches with 3-12 (or more) children per age division:

  • Skipper – ages 2 & 3
  • Scooter – ages 4 & 5
  • Voyager – grades 1 – 2
  • Pathfinder – grades 3 – 4
  • Trailblazer – grades 5 – 7

Depending on your church’s specific needs or preferences the Pioneer program can be run as a co-ed ministry under the name Pioneer Clubs® OR as gender-specific clubs using the names Pioneer Boys® and Pioneer Girls®.

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Discovery program

for churches with up to 12 children between grades K-6 Discovery program is the small-church solution to children’s ministry. Designed specifically for churches with up to 12 children spanning grades K-6. All ages meet together with one or two leaders. Material includes age-appropriate handbooks for club members and easy-to-use meeting plans for leaders that also give special suggestions for handling this multi-age-group club format.

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Exploring program –

large group/small group format for churches with a lot of kids in grades 1-6 Exploring program is our large-group/small-group format. Designed for churches with a large number of children in grades 1-6. Exploring provides a large-group Bible Exploration presentation plus an age-specific small group follow-up time for discussion and relationship-building. Leadership roles include large group presenter, activity coordinator, game coach, and small group leaders to cover the number of 1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, and 5th-6th  grade club members attending. Small groups may be coed or gender specific. Volunteers choose leadership roles based on their gifts, interests and schedules. This program format easily accommodates a lot of children while providing individual small group interaction and support.

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Click the links below to download the a program’s corresponding scope and sequence charts.

Overview of Our Programs

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