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Apply to become a Cadet and help serve with the children during weekend retreats and summer camp!

Why should you get involved with Elevate?

  • The children will look to you as their big brother or big sister, and they need positive role models in their lives!

  • It’s a fun and rewarding way to grow closer to God and serve Him.

  • We'll guide you through Bible studies and teach you how to apply what the Bible says to your daily life.

  • We'll help you develop your leadership skills.

  • You'll receive training and have opportunities to advance to the levels of Senior Cadet and Captain, gaining more responsibilities along the way.

  • You can gain volunteer hours if you need them for a school group, sport, or other reason.

  •  You'll be making a difference in the lives of kids in your community who might never hear about Jesus anywhere else!


Grow as a follower of Christ while serving Him, developing leadership skills, and sharing the love of Christ with the Youth Haven children


  • Be at least 14 years old OR have completed 8th grade

  • Have a desire to learn more about God and what it means to follow Him

  • Have a desire to serve the children that come to Youth Haven

  • Willing to work hard in selfless and compassionate ways

How to apply

The best way to get involved is to attend a teen retreat, where you can learn more, ask questions, and fill out an application.


If you can’t attend a retreat, you can still apply! Just click the button below to fill out the application.

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