Commander College 
Commander College will change your ministry!  You will be encouraged, equipped, and motivated to return to your church and make a difference for eternity!

For more information and testimonies about Commander College, and to register for our next session, follow the link above. Thanks!

Commander College:   Catch the Vision!

A deeply devoted leader is a primary factor in the success of any ministry, including your Awana club.  We know that you work hard to reach young people with the gospel of Christ; we want to help you be more effective!

Commander College is for you!  Three days of specialized training designed to help you serve the Lord as an Awana commander.  Our goal is to thoroughly prepare you to excel in leadership within your church and apply the benefits of a well-run Awana program.  We will provide you with:

  • Practical tools and tips from experienced missionaries and commanders.
  • New ideas from children's ministry experts.
  • Resources you can share with your leaders.
  • Training to move your club towards excellence!
  • Advice to be the best advocate, shepherd, administrator, and leader that you can be!

Training sessions include:  "Integrating Awana with your church", "Motivating your leaders", "Commander Communications", "Leading a healthy club" and many more!

What will you experience during Commander College?

  • Unforgettable Community!  Fellowship with commanders and missionaries from across the state who share your passion for ministry.  You will make new friends!
  • High Quality Training!  Learning activities, interactive participation and networking.  You will be better equipped to serve your club!
  • Fun!  A group outing, plus time to relax and share stories and ideas with other commanders.  You will go home refreshed and re-energized!


When:         July 24th - 27th

Starts Thursday at 5 PM and finishes Sunday at noon.

Where:        Camp Kirkwood, Wilmington Ohio


What you will receive:

3 days of outstanding training.

A commander's workbook with notes and ideas

Multiple references and resources from Awana.

A unique shirt, name badge, and certificate.

All meals and snacks, including one meal offsite with the group.

***To Register Click Here***

For more information:                                  

Ken & Melinda Cogley 330-824-9021

Steve Schenk         937-431-9018

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 Now available to help your ministry! 

As missionaries we are continually looking for new ways to serve our churches and clubs.  Here are some resources available now from Awana:

Want to Know More About Starting Awana at your Church:

Life Threads, the Awana blog.

Entrusted, a digital curriculum developed specifically for Tweens; focuses on developing a missionry worldview.

MOVE, provides simple steps to get children's and youth ministries off and running in the right direction.

Homeschool familes and co-ops can now purchase Awana Bible memory materials:

Truthseekers provides Bible lessons for use in starting a new club or augmenting your existing ministry.

Please contact one of the missionaries if you have any questions about these services.