Friday night Lights (FNL) : Squadron

FNL : SQUADRON provides a ministry that seeks to help girls grow into maturing women of God through fellowship, discipleship, mentorship and apprenticeship. Along with Biblical teaching and mentorship, the girls will be challenged and encouraged to fulfill as many Qualifications as possible. Each Qualification activity will be led by a mentor who will instruct and help the girls develop different skills to train the mind, increase strength and grow the heart. Each girl will be provided a chart to track their progress in the Qualifications through their Jr. & Sr. High years. For more details on Qualifications, please, refer to the FNL : SQUADRON Ministry Guide (click here to view).

FNL : SQUADRON meets on Friday nights from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Meetings for the 2018-19 season will start on Friday, September 14, 2018. The normal schedule will be

1st - 3rd, 5th Fridays

7:00 - 7:20 : Prayer & Praise

7:20 - 8:00 : Bible Study and Discussion

8:00 - 8:30 : Snacks & Fellowship (Taboo, Pictionary, Charades, Spoons, etc…)

4th Fridays

7:00 - 7:20 : Prayer & Praise

7:20 - 8:30 : Snacks & “Qualification” Activities or Fellowship

Strength Qualification Saturdays

Every other month, starting in November, 

Strength Qualification activities will be offered on one Saturday.

FNL : Squadron Qualifications

The “Goal” is to complete as many Qualifications as possible before graduating High School. Each month, Mind Qualifications will be held on the 4th Friday. On one Saturday every other month, a Strength Qualification will be held. Heart Qualification can be completed on a rolling basis each year to earn credits that can be used to cover the cost of Strength Qualification activities.


Mind Qualifications are activities selected to challenge the mind and develop skills and understanding.

  • Shape-n-race Qualification 
(build and race a model pine car)
  • Mini-drone Flying Qualification 
(obstacle course completion)
  • Spaghetti w/ Meatballs Cooking Qualification 
(learn, eat and cook for family)
  • Cookie Baking Qualification 
(learn, eat and cook for family)
  • Clay Sculpting Qualification
  • Origami Qualification
  • Guitar Qualification 
(learn to play a song)
  • Jigsaw Puzzle Qualification 
  • Sew-on-a-button Qualification
  • Model Rocket Qualification 
(build and launch a model rocket) (Sr. only)
  • Tea Table Building Qualification 
(Sr. only)
  • Build-a-desktop-computer Qualification 
(Sr. only)
  • VBS Servant Qualification 
(Serve as a VBS leader)
  • Offertory Qualification 


Strength Qualifications are activities that challenge the body and nurture strength and confidence.

  • Indoor Rock-climbing Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Caving Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Canoeing/kayaking Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Go-cart Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Fishing Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Horseback Riding Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Skiing/snowboarding/snow tubing Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Ice Skating Qualification 
(w/ CY)
  • Bike Trail Qualification 
(w/ CY) (Sr. only)
  • River Tubing Qualification 
(w/ CY) (Sr. only)
  • High Ropes Course Qualification 
(w/ CY) (Sr. only)
  • Zip-Line Qualification 
(w/ CY) (Sr. only)
  • Whitewater Rafting Qualification 
(w/ CY) (Sr. only)
  • Archery Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • .22LR Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Hiking Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Camp Fire/Cooking Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Camping Qualification 
(w/ Batt.)
  • Community Service Qualification (7x) 
(w/ CY)
  • Short-term Mission Qualification 
(w/ CY)


Heart Qualifications focus on growing the heart for Jesus Christ by nurturing a habit of reading and memorizing God’s Word.

  • Invite-A-Friend Qualification
  • Memorize the Books of the Bible (Old Testament) Qualification
  • Memorize the Books of the Bible (New Testament) Qualification
  • Apostles’ Creed and Lord’s Prayer Qualification
  • Scripture Memory Qualification (12 passages) 
  • Read the Gospels & Acts Qualification
  • Read the Epistles Qualification
  • Read the Pentateuch Qualification
  • Read the Historical Books Qualification
  • Read the Wisdom Books Qualification
  • Read the Major Prophets Qualification
  • Read the Minor Prophets Qualification