Speech Crafters - The Only Public Speaking Club for Children & Teens in Alabama!
Speech Crafters - The Only Public Speaking Club for Children & Teens in Alabama!

Club meeting are creatively designed to encourage participation even for the child who might be considered shy.

Meetings are FUN and a safe place to fine tune your speaking skills.

Always something new to learn and exciting to explore!

So, What's Speech Crafters Club about?

Besides being the "Only Public Speaking Club for Children and Young Adults in Alabama", Speech Crafters demonstrates that public speaking is a skill that is best learned by doing. Speech Crafters gives its members, ages 8 - up a chance to develop and improve their communication skills at every meeting.

 

It's kind of thrilling to see kids, new to public speaking, rise and speak on a topic without preparation (we call these Impromptus), present prepared speeches, and present evaluations of their peers. They become engaged and involved with the success of the meeting, taking on the varied roles, e.g. tracking the times of the speakers, counting filler-words, such as, “um,” “like,” and “you know,” selecting and presenting poetry, or jokes, or counting votes. At every turn, members take responsibility and stretch their abilities, and are rewarded for their effort and progress.

 

  "The purpose of our Speech Crafters Club is not to create public speakers, but to create empowered members who can voice their opinions in their communities and beyond."

 ~ Beverly Jones-Durr, Director

 

Speech Crafters shows you exactly how to make that happen.

 

Why Speechcrafters Club?

Social phobias often start with shyness in childhood or early adolescence, and progress during adolescence, according to scientific studies. Bypassing or conquering a fear of public speaking can position children to succeed on many levels in life. By deciding to enroll in a Speech Crafters Workshop or Club you are giving a gift not only to the kids that participate in the program, but also to the future organizations these kids will be involved with, for they will be confident and poised leaders of the future.

 

 

 

Speech Crafters Club helps develop:
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Presentation Techniques

Organizational skills

Critical-thinking skills

Speech Writing

Meeting Management

Leadership skills

Mental Agility


Benefits Include:


Ability to communicate verbally (Employers and colleges recruiters are always looking for skillful communicators)

Encourages you to voice ideas

Push through FEAR of speaking

Build confidence

Increase self-esteem

Become a better listener

Improve school performance



 

Meeting Location: Restoration Four Square Church

                 5810 Wall Triana Hwy

                 Madison, AL 35758

 

Days: 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Room 102

Limited Space Available

 

 

 

Speech Crafters Club On-Site 

What is Speech Crafters Club - On-Site? Glad you asked!

This is our new public speaking program for kids and teens that we bring to your location. Just like our original Speech Crafters Club, we meet after school during the school year!

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