Youth Educational Programs are free educational classroom curriculum programs for school and youth groups. Since 1948, Modern Woodmen has offered these programs to help kids become safer, more responsible and more confident.
2013 National School Speech Contest winners
View excerpts from the speeches of the first-, second- and third-place winners of the 2013 National School Speech Contest. The topic was "A Person Who Has Overcome."
Open to everyone
Members and nonmembers can use Modern Woodmen Youth Educational Programs! This includes virtually any youth-oriented group, including public and private schools, home school associations, churches, YMCAs, park programs, day-care centers, before- and after-school programs, scout troops, and 4-H clubs.*
Easy to use
Youth Educational Programs are easy to implement. They're intended to make it easy for teachers and leaders to teach children valuable life lessons in a learning environment.
Benefit children and communities
Children who participate:
- Gain educational experience, safety information and self-esteem
- Receive useful, take-home items to reinforce learning
- Earn recognition
- Have fun!
Communities that get involved:
- Gain valuable donations for educators and kids
- Receive support for local schools and other youth organizations
- Build a sense of caring