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Tuesday, July 3
 

9:00am

10:00am

Bible Bowl
Our objective is to provide the platform for young people of the Church Of God In Christ to demonstrate their abilities. Specifically, competition will give team members opportunity to enhance communication skills and to think reflectively promoting a cooperative team spirit.   It will also serve as a motivating factor for genuine and systematic Bible study and raise awareness of the history and doctrine of the Church Of God In Christ.

The competition has both junior and senior teams.   Junior team members range in age from 5 to 15 years, while senior team members are 16 to 22 years old.  Team members must meet specific age requirements by the start of the competition.

Book of the Bible this 2018 is Proverbs.

Director
Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Covention Center Wabash Ballroom I

10:00am

Robotics
Robotics is a multi-disciplinary tool that is being increasingly used worldwide in educational programs to motivate, excite, and inspire students about math and science. Our Robotics program provides hands-on experience with a level of mechanical engineering and exposes students to physics, mechanics, electronics, programming, vocabulary building and much more. A robot is a programmable mechanical device that can perform tasks and interact with its environment, without the aid of human interaction. Robotics is the science and technology behind the design, manufacturing and application of robots.

Director
Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 123

10:00am

Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition
The Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition gives participants an opportunity to develop leadership skills, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently focus on specific subject matter.

Our goal is to introduce participants to suggested speech formats which equip them to present subject matter to powerfully impact the emotions of hearers. To develop language awareness skills focusing on diction, grammar and articulation, as well as skill in delivery and stage presence.
Oratorical Topic for 2018 - "How can we usher in new methods of witnessing without compromising our church foundation?" .
 

Speakers

Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 121

10:00am

SMM - COGIC Ladies Workshop
Our objective is to heighten the level of spirituality and self-appreciation in COGIC young ladies so that they will be representative of their denominational training.

To help develop personal power traits that promote and project young ladies in social and professional relationships in the home, society and church.

To enlighten in life management skills which bring positive results through the application of biblical principles.

To explore the dynamics of spiritual truth as it relates to a rewarding and enriching lifestyle.
To equip young ladies with the tools to become confident, well-rounded, skillful leaders.

Director
Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

10:00am

SMM Math Olympiad
The Mathematics Olympiad is open to all youth in grades 3 through 12.  Students with a strong background in mathematics are encouraged to participate. Calculators are not permitted in Level I and Level II competitions. Please note that Levels III, IV, and V participants are encouraged to bring and use their own calculators. All youth participating must enroll for the AIM Math Olympiad by the required deadline.  Each student is encouraged to compete in the daily (Tuesday & Wednesday) competition to best prepare them to excel in the national Math Olympiad. Each participant will be assigned to the appropriate age/grade level and category of the competition.  Each round will be given an allotted time for the exercises.  There will be a variety of mathematical exercises measuring basic operations in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and word problems.

Speakers

Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 122

10:00am

Financial District
The Wall Street Project will introduce participants to the concepts of the stock market through fun interactive capstones and exercises. 



Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

10:00am

Spelling Bee

Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:00am - Wednesday July 4, 2018 11:00am
Convention Center Wasbash Ballroom III

10:30am

Computer Workshop
This workshop is for youth who have always wanted to create and market their own BRAND.  They will have the opportunity to attend this Branding Camp and learn how to use different software to produce a high quality project.  We will offer hands on experience and tutorial assistance.

Director
Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Convention Center Room 120

10:30am

SMM - COGIC Gentlemen
Our objective is to heighten the level of spirituality and self-appreciation in COGIC young men so that they will be representative of their denominational training. Also to help develop personal power traits that promote and project young men in social and professional relationships in the home, society and church.

Theme: A Vision of My Future Self
Day 1: The Locker Room 



Tuesday July 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

11:00am

12:00pm

SMM Training Institute
To provide an opportunity for SMM Jurisdictional Coordinators to interact with other coordinators to receive training and development that will enhance their jurisdictional SMM program.  This session is open to all Jurisdictional SMM Coordinators and those responsible for developing and implementing SMM programs in their jurisdiction.


Tuesday July 3, 2018 12:00pm - Wednesday July 4, 2018 1:30pm
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom I

2:00pm

Google Technology Classes
Connecting Churches powered by Google, Rainbow PUSH and Values Partnerships are offering FREE technology classes for young people (12-24) and Adults.

In 2016, Google and Values Partnerships launched the Connected Churches program to better understand how churches and their members are using technology to better serve their communities and close the digital divide.

Please RSVP at the link provided: www.connectedchurches.co/COGIC

Speakers

Tuesday July 3, 2018 2:00pm - Thursday July 5, 2018 3:30pm
Convention Center Room 120

5:00pm

SMM - Youth Talent Showcase
Are you interested in Singing, Dancing, Spoken Word, Reciting a Poem, maybe Liturgical Praise? If so, Scholastic Motivation's Youth Talent Showcase is the event for you! There are showcases and winners with trophies and medals every afternoon through entire AIM Convention.  Uniquely gifted and aspiring novice are all welcomed.  Don't let this opportunity pass you by sign-up as soon as you reach the convention to ensure your place in one of the greatest showcases, The Scholastic Motivation Youth Talent Showcase.

Director
Tuesday July 3, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom III
 
Wednesday, July 4
 

8:00am

9:00am

Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition
The Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition gives participants an opportunity to develop leadership skills, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently focus on specific subject matter.

Our goal is to introduce participants to suggested speech formats which equip them to present subject matter to powerfully impact the emotions of hearers. To develop language awareness skills focusing on diction, grammar and articulation, as well as skill in delivery and stage presence.
Oratorical Topic for 2017 - "How Can We Make The Second Coming Of Jesus Relevant To Today's Church?" .
 

Director
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Convention Center Room 121

9:00am

9:00am

Computer Workshop
This workshop is for youth who have always wanted to create and market their own BRAND.  They will have the opportunity to attend this Branding Camp and learn how to use different software to produce a high quality project.  We will offer hands on experience and tutorial assistance.

Director
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 120

9:00am

Robotics
Robotics is a multi-disciplinary tool that is being increasingly used worldwide in educational programs to motivate, excite, and inspire students about math and science. Our Robotics program provides hands-on experience with a level of mechanical engineering and exposes students to physics, mechanics, electronics, programming, vocabulary building and much more. A robot is a programmable mechanical device that can perform tasks and interact with its environment, without the aid of human interaction. Robotics is the science and technology behind the design, manufacturing and application of robots.



Director
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 123

9:00am

SMM - COGIC Ladies Workshop
Our objective is to heighten the level of spirituality and self-appreciation in COGIC young ladies so that they will be representative of their denominational training.
To help develop personal power traits that promote and project young ladies in social and professional relationships in the home, society and church. 
To enlighten in life management skills which bring positive results through the application of biblical principles.
To explore the dynamics of spiritual truth as it relates to a rewarding and enriching lifestyle.
To equip young ladies with the tools to become confident, well-rounded, skillful leaders.


Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

9:00am

9:00am

SMM Math Olympiad
The Mathematics Olympiad is open to all youth in grades 3 through 12.  Students with a strong background in mathematics are encouraged to participate. Calculators are not permitted in Level I and Level II competitions. Please note that Levels III, IV, and V participants are encouraged to bring and use their own calculators. All youth participating must enroll for the AIM Math Olympiad by the required deadline.  Each student is encouraged to compete in the daily (Tuesday & Wednesday) competition to best prepare them to excel in the national Math Olympiad. Each participant will be assigned to the appropriate age/grade level and category of the competition.  Each round will be given an allotted time for the exercises.  There will be a variety of mathematical exercises measuring basic operations in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and word problems.

Director
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 122

9:00am

9:00am

SMM - COGIC Gentlemen
Theme: A Vision of My Future Self
Day 2: Making Your Mark, Groomed & Fitted 


Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 11:30am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

9:00am

Achievers Hall of Fame
Director
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - Thursday July 5, 2018 10:00am
TBA

9:00am

SMM Smart Money Matters
Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - Thursday July 5, 2018 10:00am
TBA

11:00am

12:00pm

SMM Jurisdiction Training
To provide an opportunity for SMM Jurisdictional Coordinators to interact with other coordinators to receive training and development that will enhance their jurisdictional SMM program.  This session is open to all Jurisdictional SMM Coordinators and those responsible for developing and implementing SMM programs in their jurisdiction.


Wednesday July 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Covention Center Wabash Ballroom I

5:00pm

SMM - Youth Talent Showcase
Are you interested in Singing, Dancing, Spoken Word, Reciting a Poem, maybe Liturgical Praise? If so, Scholastic Motivation's Youth Talent Showcase is the event for you! There are showcases and winners with trophies and medals every afternoon through entire AIM Convention.  Uniquely gifted and aspiring novice are all welcomed.  Don't let this opportunity pass you by sign-up as soon as you reach the convention to ensure your place in one of the greatest showcases, The Scholastic Motivation Youth Talent Showcase.

Speakers

Wednesday July 4, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom III

10:00pm

SMM Connections
SMM Connections - Open Mic Night for Youth & Young Adults
WHY ME? I love Jesus, but I also love the things that I know I shouldn't.  I'm tired of the "Just Give It to God, He'll Work It Out" cliche.  What does that really mean anyway.  When all else fails...YAAL!

Your voice will be heard.  Real Talk, Real Relationships, REAL GOD!



Wednesday July 4, 2018 10:00pm - 12:00am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom III
 
Thursday, July 5
 

7:00am

SMM Leadership Celebration Breakfast
Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 7:00am - Friday July 6, 2018 9:00am
TBA

9:00am

Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition
The Scholastic Motivations Oratorical Competition gives participants an opportunity to develop leadership skills, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently focus on specific subject matter.

Our goal is to introduce participants to suggested speech formats which equip them to present subject matter to powerfully impact the emotions of hearers. To develop language awareness skills focusing on diction, grammar and articulation, as well as skill in delivery and stage presence.
Oratorical Topic for 2018 - "How can we usher in new methods of witnessing without compromising our church foundation?" .
 

Speakers

Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Convention Center Room 121

9:00am

9:00am

Computer Workshop
This workshop is for youth who have always wanted to create and market their own BRAND.  They will have the opportunity to attend this Branding Camp and learn how to use different software to produce a high quality project.  We will offer hands on experience and tutorial assistance.

Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 120

9:00am

Robotics
Robotics is a multi-disciplinary tool that is being increasingly used worldwide in educational programs to motivate, excite, and inspire students about math and science. Our Robotics program provides hands-on experience with a level of mechanical engineering and exposes students to physics, mechanics, electronics, programming, vocabulary building and much more. A robot is a programmable mechanical device that can perform tasks and interact with its environment, without the aid of human interaction. Robotics is the science and technology behind the design, manufacturing and application of robots.



Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 123

9:00am

SMM - COGIC Ladies Workshop
Our objective is to heighten the level of spirituality and self-appreciation in COGIC young ladies so that they will be representative of their denominational training.
To help develop personal power traits that promote and project young ladies in social and professional relationships in the home, society and church. 
To enlighten in life management skills which bring positive results through the application of biblical principles.
To explore the dynamics of spiritual truth as it relates to a rewarding and enriching lifestyle.
To equip young ladies with the tools to become confident, well-rounded, skillful leaders.


Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

9:00am

9:00am

SMM Math Olympiad
The Mathematics Olympiad is open to all youth in grades 3 through 12.  Students with a strong background in mathematics are encouraged to participate. Calculators are not permitted in Level I and Level II competitions. Please note that Levels III, IV, and V participants are encouraged to bring and use their own calculators. All youth participating must enroll for the AIM Math Olympiad by the required deadline.  Each student is encouraged to compete in the daily (Tuesday & Wednesday) competition to best prepare them to excel in the national Math Olympiad. Each participant will be assigned to the appropriate age/grade level and category of the competition.  Each round will be given an allotted time for the exercises.  There will be a variety of mathematical exercises measuring basic operations in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and word problems.

Speakers

Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Center Room 122

9:00am

9:00am

SMM - COGIC Gentlemen
Our objective is to heighten the level of spirituality and self-appreciation in COGIC young men so that they will be representative of their denominational training. Also to help develop personal power traits that promote and project young men in social and professional relationships in the home, society and church.

Theme: A Vision of My Future Self
Day 3: Vision Boarding 


Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 11:30am
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom II

9:00am

Achievers Hall of Fame
Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - Friday July 6, 2018 10:00am
TBA

11:00am

11:00am

SMM College/Educational Fair & Networking Opportunity
Networking Interactive Session - 11 AM
"A Seat at the Table" Town Hall Panel Discussion at 11:45 AM
(Refreshments serve)

Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm
Convention Center Exhibit Hall D

3:00pm

SMM Great Bible Race Tournament
Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 3:00pm - Friday July 6, 2018 4:00pm
TBA

5:00pm

SMM - Youth Talent Showcase
Are you interested in Singing, Dancing, Spoken Word, Reciting a Poem, maybe Liturgical Praise? If so, Scholastic Motivation's Youth Talent Showcase is the event for you! There are showcases and winners with trophies and medals every afternoon through entire AIM Convention.  Uniquely gifted and aspiring novice are all welcomed.  Don't let this opportunity pass you by sign-up as soon as you reach the convention to ensure your place in one of the greatest showcases, The Scholastic Motivation Youth Talent Showcase.

Director
Thursday July 5, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Convention Center Wabash Ballroom III

10:00pm

 
Friday, July 6
 

9:00am