I have been extremely fortunate to have had a group of youth, all in the same grade, who have formed the core of our current youth band. They started in Jr. High and have moved up through the years. This is their Jr. year in high school though, and that means jobs, less time, more responsibilities, and eventually graduation.
Youth are only with us for limited amount of time. This means each year I will lose a few members. If I can’t find ways to engage more, younger members it’s only a short amount of time before the band is gone. So I thought I would share just a few of my thoughts on how to build a sustainable team. [Read more...]