The Best of Building Assets Together: Favorite Group Activities that Help Youth Succeed

by Jolene Roehlkepartain. Search Institute, 2008.


This resource provides over 100 different activities to foster developmental assets in middle and high school youth. Developmental assets are defined as qualities or circumstances that help young people grow up healthy and principled.


166 activities for middle and high school youth, list of 40 developmental assets, how to foster developmental assets such as family support and service to others

Recommended Audience

clergy, youth ministry leaders, and familie


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Adapt the activities to be used during retreats to foster developmental assets in middle and high school students.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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