Young Pilgrims Information
What is Young Pilgrims? Young Pilgrims is a subgroup under the “umbrella” of Pilgrim’s Progress Home-School Association (PPHSA). It is a Christ-centered, servant led community, that works together to foster a love of learning, a growing love for Christ and others. We desire to offer opportunities to build lasting friendships, for character development to be taught and applied, through service to be exemplified and lived out. We offer small groups, classes, and support for families with students in grades K (4/5 years) through grade 8.
How does Young Pilgrims work? Before Covid-19 our main objective has been our class framework to “lighten the load”, while also preparing them for Pilgrims Progress Academy classes. We seek to achieve this by offering a gentle progression of multi-sensory learning experiences that are guided by scripture, and primarily infused with Classical Education, Charlotte Mason, and Unit study styling. We structure our classes and offer training, to assist homeschool families in keeping learning restful by building foundational friendships and support systems. Restful learning (meaning the absence of anxiety and frenetic learning, not the absence of work), is one of the countless benefits of working together, as when building anything, many hands make light work.
This year we are helping to build small groups that our members can continue learning, growing, and developing friendships geared towards the needs of each small group. This allows us to continue meeting in person while following the guidelines to ensure everyone is safe. Once the guidelines allow for large groups we will continue our large activities/classes but these small groups will continue as well because it is important to have support for every stage of homeschooling. We will also be having monthly parents-only support group meetings to help you along the way.
Young Pilgrims meets in Kingston, Massachusetts. Small groups can meet at various locations we will help you find the one closest to you.