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We would like to present you our burden for this recreation time:

  • Learn and practice including the Lord in our daily activities!
  • Blend with one another!
  • Have fun!

Announcements and Updates
Thank you for joining and participating in SST Recreation! We hope you all had fun!

Please share your enjoyment from our 2020 Northeast Summer School of Truth – God’s Full Salvation! You can submit a written testimony of your enjoyment via this Google form

Help Desk Information

Zoom Meeting info:
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Meeting ID: 830 433 9076
Passcode: 111

If you have any questions or comments regarding recreation, the recreation team can be reached at NErecteam@gmail.com.
We will do our best to respond as soon as we can. 

All Recreation Activities Take Place From 1:00-2:30 PM

The parental consent is found within this form.

Week 1 Schedule and Activities

All Recreation Activities Take Place From 1:00-2:30 PM

The parental consent is found within this form.

Tuesday 07/28/20

Baking
Bon Appetit’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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Materials
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Diamond Crystal salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup (1.5 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate 

*note allergies:  eggs, dairy

Mini Cheesecakes!

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Materials
  • 2/3 cup crushed graham crackers
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 8-oz package plus 3 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

*note allergies:  eggs, dairy

Exercise
Workout with Brothers!

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for BROTHERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

A water bottle to stay hydrated.

45 min Full-Body Workout with Sisters (Beginner Friendly)

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for SISTERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

A water bottle to stay hydrated.

Games
Online Games

Put your drawing, spying, and detecting skills to the test as you work with and against others in a variety of games!

Zoom link
Game links
Music
Piano & Hymns 101: How to Practice Hymns and Know Your Hymnal 

Have questions on how to practice hymns on the piano? Join our crash course to learn tips on practicing and how to use the resources from our hymnal. Your practice starter pack includes our “Top 100 Lord’s Table Hymns,” a list of common changes in the hymnal, and much more! All levels welcome (intermediate skill recommended).

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Materials

Hymnal with sheet music, piano (optional)

Thursday 07/30/20

Baking
Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts!
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Materials
  • Mixing bowls, whisk, board (or surface you can flour), rolling pin, fine mesh strainer, muffin pan
  • 100g (3/4 cup) all-purpose flour 
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar, plus 1/2 tablespoon
  • 100g (7 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature but not softened 
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • scant 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 medium eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk, at room temperature (we can make our own substitute with regular milk if some don’t have this ingredient)
  • 3/8 teaspoon vanilla

*note allergies:  eggs, milk/dairy

Arts
Creative Writing

We will be offering a variety of options to write by yourself or with a group. Everyone is free to share what they have created. Join us for a relaxing, enjoyable time!

Zoom link

Materials

A computer and your spirit!

Drawing Room


Come by to draw or paint together!

Zoom link

Materials

Pencil, paper, and/or any other art supplies you want!
Sketchbooks if you want to share drawings with others.

How to Design Sleek Social Media Content in a Rapidly Advancing World

In this age, you need an online presence. With each year, we move to a social media driven world as the younger generation grows up with these technologies implemented in their education and eventual work. Utilizing social media is the best way to communicate with an audience your latest projects and updates. Social media is important because it allows you to communicate with people locally, regionally, nationally and even internationally. The importance of social media is seen in that it provides timeless value while also creating a low-cost way to communicate a message, grow a following, give online projects, businesses and more an online presence. 

Without social media, it is difficult to cement your position as a go-to destination for your audience, whether it be for a profession, education, or business. Effective content will help you to build long-term engagement with your audience, ultimately leading to an increase in interaction.

Zoom link

Materials

An email account to create a free account on Canva (preferably Gmail for a quicker sign up).

Music
Guitar Learning Workshop

Beginner: Beginner: Have access to a guitar but never been able to play? The beginner level is for those who are just starting and need a little assistance with chords, strumming, and keeping a tempo. Join this group for instruction from a serving one and to meet some of your peers who are also learning guitar!

Intermediate: The intermediate level is for those of you who feel comfortable playing simple hymns and would like some more guidance when it comes to singing while playing, playing difficult songs, and how to play lead guitar during a meeting. Come and sing along with us and meet others!

Hopefully we can all learn to strum our hearts out to the Lord! Regardless of our skill level!

Zoom Link
 
Materials

Guitar (capo recommended for intermediate and advanced)

Songwriting and Singing the Word 

Learn how to turn your enjoyment of the Lord and His Word into an original song! The most enjoyable songs issue from personal experiences with the Lord. In this session, we’ll go over testimonies from songwriting saints and tips for writing lyrics and tunes. No experience needed! Come with questions.

Zoom Link

Materials

None!

Exercise
Barre with the Sisters

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for SISTERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

Dishtowel/hand towel (small towel larger than washcloth), wall to lean against, yoga mat (optional), water bottle to stay hydrated

Games
Online Games

Put your drawing, spying, and detecting skills to the test as you work with and against others in a variety of games!

Zoom link

Game links

Saturday 08/01/20

Professions Panel

If you’re interested in learning about different professions, come join the professions panel! The panel will have saints working in healthcare, law, education, and many more professions. You’ll also learn how these saints live a normal Christian life while working or serving full time. There will also be a reserved portion of time for you to ask questions, so feel free to bring your questions.

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Week 2 Schedule and Activities

All Recreation Activities Take Place From 1:00-2:30 PM

The parental consent is found within this form.

Tuesday 08/04/20

Arts
Calligraphy & Hand-Lettering

Come join to learn the basics of calligraphy and hand-lettering! No experience is required and all levels are welcome! This is a time to have fun, make some cool letters, and create a drawing of your name, favorite verse, or more. 

Zoom link
Materials
Paper (can be lined or blank)
Writing utensils – calligraphy pens, markers, pens, pencils
 
Exercise
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Workout with Brothers!

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for BROTHERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

A water bottle to stay hydrated.

30 min Cardio + Abs Workout with Sisters

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for SISTERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

A water bottle to stay hydrated.

Games
Online Games

Put your drawing, spying, and detecting skills to the test as you work with and against others in a variety of games!

Zoom link
Game links
Music
Guitar Learning Workshop

Beginner: Have access to a guitar but never been able to play? The beginner level is for those who are just starting and need a little assistance with chords, strumming, and keeping a tempo. Join this group for instruction from a serving one and to meet some of your peers who are also learning guitar!

Intermediate: The intermediate level is for those of you who feel comfortable playing simple hymns and would like some more guidance when it comes to singing while playing, playing difficult songs, and how to play lead guitar during a meeting. Come and sing along with us and meet others!

Hopefully we can all learn to strum our hearts out to the Lord! Regardless of our skill level!

Zoom Link
Materials

Guitar (capo recommended for intermediate and advanced)

Thursday 08/06/20

Arts
Creative Writing

We will be offering a variety of options to write by yourself or with a group. Everyone is free to share what they have created. Join us for a relaxing, enjoyable time!

Zoom link
Materials

A computer and your spirit!

Drawing Room

Come by to draw/paint together!

Zoom link
Materials

Pencil, paper, any other art supplies you want!
Sketchbooks if you want to share drawings with others.

How to Create and Design Your Own Professional Resume 

A resume is an important tool for your job search because it offers a page or two description where you can display your top skills and qualifications. Depending on the position, a custom-tailored digital resume that shows creativity may be useful above a traditional black and white resume. An ideal resume outlines your relevant skills and experience, makes clear the benefits you offer to future employers, grabs the attention of employers, and can lead to an interview. 

You will learn how to create a resume according to industry-leading examples, use fonts and imagery that are professional, learn how to include relevant information, and perhaps most importantly how to organize the content of your resume by importance.

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 484 473 1166
Passcode: 145421

Materials

An email account to create a free account on Canva (preferably Gmail for a quicker sign up).

Baking
Boba Milk Tea

 

**NOTE** This activity begins at 1:30 pm.

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 732 325 7251
Passcode: 313131

Materials
  • Milk
  • Black tea
  • Brown sugar
  • Tapioca pearls
  • CoffeeMate

*note allergies: dairy

Banana Bread/Banana Cupcakes!

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 763 760 9224 
Passcode: 123456

Materials
  • 3-4 ripe bananas
  • 6 tablespoons (90g) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • Vanilla extract
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Chocolate chips, toasted walnut, raisins (all optional)

*note allergies: eggs, dairy, nuts

Monster Cookies!

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Materials
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 5 cups quick oats
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Walnuts, M&Ms (all optional)

*note allergies: eggs, dairy, nuts (peanuts, tree nuts)

Music
Songwriting and Singing the Word 

Learn how to turn your enjoyment of the Lord and His Word into an original song! The most enjoyable songs issue from personal experiences with the Lord. In this session, we’ll go over testimonies from songwriting saints and tips for writing lyrics and tunes. No experience needed! Come with questions.

Zoom Link
Materials

None!

Friday 08/07/20

College Panel

Stressed about how to tackle the seemingly daunting college admissions process? Come attend the college admissions panel! College students from different campuses will give their testimonies and respond to questions related to their college experience on campus as a believer. This is a time for you to ask about anything you’re burdened with concerning college, so feel free to bring your questions!

We would like to highlight some practical admissions tips and briefly review key factors of a college application from the perspective of Jesus-loving believers. 

This is a time for you to ask questions about anything you’re burdened with concerning college. College students will be on the panel to share their testimonies and answer your questions.

Saturday 08/08/20

Arts

Come draw whatever you like with whatever you like! It is just a time to be creative and destress with some art. If you would like to learn or need help on how to draw anything or do calligraphy, feel free to ask! 

Zoom link
Materials

Paper, pencil and markers or device for digital art

Floral Arrangement & Origami


Come join in making a simple mug floral arrangement and an origami person!

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Materials

IMPORTANT FOR FLORAL ARRANGEMENT!
Mug, [Wet floral foam, one medium flower bunch (typical size found in stores)] OR [dry floral foam, several dollar-store bunches of fake flowers] 

  • Alternatives: tissue paper flowers, pipe cleaners, maybe dried beans/rice/rocks

Origami: 1 8×11′ paper (normal printer sized paper)

 
Instagram Creator, Etsy Business @leeniale

Learn how to promote a creator account on Instagram and start a small business on Etsy. Touching on: how to use hashtags, curate feed, generate interactions/followers and linking IG to Etsy.

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Materials

None!

Baking
Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting!

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Materials
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder 
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil (or coconut oil) 
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk 

*note allergies: eggs, milk

Snickerdoodles!

*Note: Please take out the eggs and butter in the morning! They will need to be room temperature by the time of the activity.

Zoom Info
Materials
  • Mixing bowl, cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon + 1/2 teaspoon for topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar + 8 teaspoons for topping
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

*note allergies: eggs, dairy

Exercise
Workout with Brothers: Building the Body (Eph. 4:12)

Note: The SSOT recreation dress code still applies.
This activity is for BROTHERS ONLY.

Zoom link
Materials

This workout will need only a mat or other lower-back cushioning (e.g., towel, small blanket).
A water bottle to stay hydrated.

Games
Bible Trivia KAHOOT!

There will be two sessions:

  • Session I – 1:00 to 1:30 PM
  • Session II – 1:45 to 2:15 PM
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Materials