Students’ artwork adorns the walls like wallpaper and the smell of Play-Doh and markers is unmistakable. Poster boards of students’ timelines with colorful sticky notes border the walls, and long sheets of paper with the outlines of the students’ bodies for their “body maps” accompany them. The teacher helps students discover their talents and how to work with others.

This might describe a local kindergarten class, but it is actually a scene from one of the many Pioneering Boot Camps—the training ground for pioneering missionaries—held across the country. The training received at the boot camps strategically walks a pioneer through applying the thirteen skills of the Ridley assessment listed above.

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If you would like to bring a Pioneering Boot Camp to your campus or area, please contact Paul Austin.

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