Theme Nights

Our club tends to stick with a similar calendar each year, we evaluate each night, make a few changes and try to incorporate theme nights that tie in with the teaching time.

2015-16 Calendar for Awana, Highlands Community Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 16 Welcome Back Night – wear your smiles
September 23 Baseball Cap Night – wear your favorite cap forward or backwards
September 30 Marshmallow Night – incentive – earn marshmallows for each section recited
October 7 Pumpkin Night – wear those fun Fall colors to celebrate the season
October 14 World Outreach Night – discover how God works in Awana all around the world
October 21 Friendship Night – learn about introducing friends to Awana
October 28 Mustache Night – wear some hair on your face
November 4 Sticker Night – incentive – earn a sticker for each section recited
November 7 Awana Grand Prix Car Workshop – Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 in the HCC workshop
ovember 11 Crazy Hair Night – a hair-doooo extravaganza!
November 14 Awana Grand Prix Car Races – Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 in the HCC Renton gym
November 18 Sports Team Night — dress for your favorite sports team
November 25 No Club – Happy Thanksgiving!
December 2 Wrap-Up a Leader Night — Clubbers get to “gift wrap” their Leaders
December 9 Ring a Bell Night – we’ll be ringing bells and eating cupcakes to celebrate
December 16 No Club – Christmas Break – Girls T&T Christmas Party
December 23 No Club – Christmas Break – Merry Christmas!
December 30 No Club – Christmas Break
January 6 Super Hero Night – dress like your favorite super hero
January 13 Rescue Me Night – dress like you need to be rescued
January 15 Sparks Drive-In Movie Night – Friday in the Upper Gym Rooms – it’s fun in a box
January 20 Halfway Night – celebrate being halfway through the year
January 27 Pop Can Night – bring in aluminum cans which become Bibles for South African kids
February 3 Silly Sock Night – clothe your feet in pure silliness
February 10 Ice cream Sundae Night – incentive — earn a topping for sections recited
February 17 No Club – Midwinter break
February 24 Shine Your Light Night – let’s brighten up the dark winter night with lights
March 2 Crazy Hat Night – wear something cool or goofy on your head
March 9 Arctic Night – dress up for winter fun and “snowball” games
March 16 Dress Like a Mess Night – be a fashion disaster
March 23 Pudding Feast Night – selected winners have a “no hands” pudding eating contest
March 30 Fun Fair Carnival – incentive — celebrate a great year at club
April 6 No Club – Spring break
April 13 Hawaiian Shirt Night – Aloha! (just no swim suits or flip-flops)
April 20 Freckles Night – incentive — give your leader some freckles and come with your own
April 27 Love Your Leader Night – bring a homemade card of appreciation or treat for your Leader
May 4 Balloon Bash Night – play balloon games during game time
May 11 Quiz Night – quizzing for Sparks and T&T; Cubbies wear your team colors
May 18 Awards Night and Celebration

 

 

2014-15 Calendar for Awana, Highlands Community Church

September 17 Welcome Back Night – wear your smiles
September 24 Baseball Cap Night – wear your favorite forward or backwards
October 1 Marshmallow Night – incentive – earn marshmallows for each section recited
October 8 VIP (Very Important Person) Night – bring a parent(s) or grandparent to club
October 15 World Outreach Night – discover how God works in Awana all around the world
October 22 Bring a Friend Night – introduce a friend or two to Awana
October 25 Awana Grand Prix Car Workshop – Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 in HCC workshop
October 29 Family Photo Night – bring photos of family to share
November 1 Awana Grand Prix Car Races – Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 in HCC Renton gym
November 5 Sticker Night – incentive – earn a sticker for each section recited
November 12 Crazy Hair Night – a hair-doooo extravaganza!
November 19 Sports Team Night — dress for your favorite sports team
December 3 Wrap-Up a Leader Night – incentive — selected Clubbers get to “gift wrap” a Leader
December 10 Silent Night Birthday Night – let’s celebrate Jesus’ birthday
December 17 No Club – Christmas Break – Girls T&T Christmas Party
January 7 Super Sized Game Night – let’s play with the really BIG stuff
January 14 Rescue Me Night – dress like you need to be rescued
January 16 Sparks Drive-In Movie Night – Friday in the Upper Gym Rooms – it’s fun in a box
January 21 Friends Night – incentive – show a friend how cool and fun Awana is
January 28 Pop Can Night – bring in aluminum cans which become Bibles for South African kids
February 4 Silly Sock Night – clothe your feet in pure silliness
February 11 Ice cream Sundae Night – incentive — earn a topping for sections recited
February 25 Zoo Night – bring a favorite stuffed animal
March 4 Crazy Hat Night – wear something cool or goofy on your head
March 11 Arctic Night – dress up for winter fun and “snowball” games
March 18 Dress Like a Mess Night – be a fashion disaster
March 25 Pudding Feast Night – selected winners have a “no hands” pudding eating contest
April 1 Fun Fair Carnival – incentive — celebrate a great year at club
April 15 Hawaiian Shirt Night – Aloha! (please no swim suits or flip-flops)
April 22 Freckles Night – incentive — give your leader some “freckles” and come with your own
April 29 Love Your Leader Night – bring a homemade card of appreciation or treat for your Leader
May 6 Balloon Bash Night – play balloon games during game time
May 13 Game Show Night – quizzing for Sparks and T&T; Cubbies wear your team colors
May 20 Awards Night and Celebration
May 27 No Club – T&T Move-up Party – welcome second graders to T&T

2013-14 Calendar for Awana at Highlands Community Church

September 18 – Welcome Back Night – wear your smiles

September 25 – Team Color Night – dress in your Awana team color (red, blue, green, or yellow)

October 2 – Silly Sock Night – clothe your feet in pure silliness

October 9 – Marshmallow Night – incentive – earn marshmallows for each section recited

October 16 – Bring a Friend Night – introduce a friend or two to Awana

October 23 – VIP (Very Important Person) Night – bring a parent(s) or grandparent to club

October 30 – Sticker Night – incentive – earn a sticker for each section recited

November 2 – Awana Grand Prix Car Race – Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 in HCC Renton gym

November 6  -Crazy Hair Night – a hair-doooo extravaganza!

November 13 – World Outreach Night – discover how God works all around the world

November 20 Sports Team Night — dress for your favorite sports team

November 27 No Club – Happy Thanksgiving!

December 4 – Wrap a Leader Night – incentive — selected Clubbers get to “gift wrap” a Leader

December 11 – Birthday Night – let’s celebrate Jesus’ birthday

December 18 – No Club – Christmas Break; Girls T&T Christmas Party

December 25 No Club – Christmas Break – Merry Christmas!

January 1 – No Club – Christmas Break – Happy New Year!

January 8 – Super Sized Game Night – let’s play with the really BIG stuff

January 15 – Rescue Me Night – dress like you need to be rescued

January 17 – Sparky Drive-In Movie Night – Friday – it’s fun in a box

January 22 – Friends Night – incentive – show a friend how cool and fun Awana is

January 29 – Pop Can Night – bring in aluminum cans for Bibles to South Africa

February 5 – Patriotic Night – wear red, white, and blue

February 12 – Ice cream Sundae Night – incentive — earn a topping for each section recited

February 19 – No Club – Midwinter break

February 26 – Zoo Night – bring a favorite stuffed animal

March 5 – Crazy Hat Night – wear something cool or goofy on your head

March 12 – Arctic Night – dress up for winter fun and “snowball” games

March 19 – Dress Like a Mess Night – be a fashion disaster

March 26 – Pudding Feast Night – selected winners have a “no hands” pudding eating contest

April 2 – Fun Fair Carnival – incentive — celebrate a great year at club

April 9 – No Club – Spring break

April 16 – Beach Night – dress for the beach (just no swim suits or flip-flops)

April 23 – Freckles Night – incentive — give your leader some freckles and come with your own

April 30 – Love Your Leader Night – bring a homemade card of appreciation for your Leader

May 7 – Balloon Bash Night – play balloon games during game time

May 14 – Game Show Night – quizzing for Sparks and T&T; Cubbies wear your team colors

May 21 – Awards Night and Celebration

May 28 – No Club – T&T Move-up Party – welcome second graders to T&T

Theme Nights for 2012-2013

Team Color Night – good to use early in the year while kids are still earning uniforms

Sticker Night – get a sticker for every section recited

Marshmallow Night – get a marshmallow for each section recited (if you can find the shaped marshmallows = fun)

Bring a Friend – increase awareness about Awana

VIP (Very Important Parents) Night – Pastor speaks to families

Harvest festival – October 31

Quiz Show Night – mock Bible quizzing

Awana Grand Prix

Wrap Up a Leader Night – selected clubbers will get to wrap up a leader in wrapping paper

Birthday Night – celebrating Jesus birthday with cupcakes

Super-sized Game Night – use carpet roll batons and big balls for game night

Fishers of Men Night – evangelism focus

Sparky Drive-in Movie Night

Friend Night

Popcan Night – bring pop cans, money from recycling will go to buying Bibles

Rescue Me Night – dress as if you are wounded

Zoo Night – bring a stuffed animal

Crazy Hat Night – oh yeah!

Arctic Night – play “snowball” games with ball pit balls

Dress Like a Mess Night – the more mismatched the better

Pudding Feast Night – pudding eating contest

Freckles Night – put a freckle sticker on your leader’s face, one sticker for each section recited

Hawaiian Shirt Night

Balloon Bash Night – play balloon games at game time

Dress for the Beach Night

Love Your Leader Night – bring homemade cards and notes of appreciation for your leader

Theme & Incentive Nights, new for 2011-2012

*Game Show Night — our version of Awana Bible Quizzing, helps review handbooks, fun competition

*Super Sized Game Night —  make a baton out of a carpet roll, use big beach balls as props, etc

*Rescue Me Night — dress like you need to be rescued (teach about our need to be rescued by Jesus)

*Arctic Night — dress for winter and play “snowball” games (use either paper snowballs, or ball-pit balls)

*Pudding Feast Night — was such a hit, we’re doing it again

Theme & Incentive Nights (2010-2011)

*Sticker Night — earn one sticker per section recited, make it a competition between groups

*Fashion Disaster Night — dress like a mess.  Incentive:  Cut your leaders tie a little shorter for each section recited

*Thankful Hearts Night — council time:  History of the Salvation Army

*Fishers of Men Night — council time:  evangelism

*Pop Can Contest Night — bring pop cans to support buying Bible for Africa

*Pudding Feast Night — eat a bowl of pudding with no hands (for these incentive nights, clubbers will have their name put in the jar for each section recited this month; names will be drawn to eat the pudding)

*Chew-Chew Night — bubble gum blowing contest during game time (difficult for Sparkies, great for T&T)

Theme Night Ideas and Incentive Nights
this year (2009-2010):

Crazy Sox Night — mismatched and funny socks for everyone

Arctic Night — dress for winter fun

Beach Party Night — dress for a beach party, no swimsuits

Silly String Night (incentive) — top section sayers get to spray a leader with silly string

Button and Pin Night — wear as many pins and buttons as possible on your uniform

Marshmallow Night (incentive) — get a marshmallow for each section recited and signed off

God and Country Night — dress in red/white/blue or camo

Freckles Night (incentive) — put a “freckle”  on your leaders face for each section recited

Pirates and Princess Night — dress up fun

My Favorite Thing Night — clubbers bring a picture or tell a story about their favorite thing

Pocket Scavenger Night — put some junk in your pocket, see if Game Guy pulls the same thing out of his pocket

Popcorn Night (incentive) — recite three sections in a row in your handbook, get a bag of popcorn

African Safari Night–bring a stuffed animal

Ambulance Night — dress as if you are wounded

Fun Fair Carnival — carnival games

Sports Night — wear a team jersey, clubbers choice on the game circle

Love Your Leader Night — show your leader some love with a handmade card

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