Our members plan a variety of activities throughout the year. These include academic and social events, field trips, and various clubs. All of these depend upon the willingness of parents to volunteer their time. Here are some examples of what has been offered throughout the past few years.

Lighthouse wide events such as Back to School Picnic, Christmas Craft Fair and Gingerbread Contest, Ladies Christmas Tea, Field Day, Prom, End of Year Celebration, Dances, Yearbook, Fundraising.

Academic Events such as Art Show, Battle of the Books for Elementary, Geography Bee, International Fair, Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Talent Show.

Clubs can be a wide range of activities such as a Cooking or Baking club, an Art or Craft club, Culture or Geography club, Hiking or Outdoor club, Running or Sport specific club, Board Games or Chess club, and so much more.

Family Events such as Camping Weekend, Family Picnics, Square Dance, Praise/Worship Nights, Promotion Night, Kindergarten Graduation, High School Graduation (2 year membership requirement).

Field Trips to various places such as Science Museums, STEM Roller Skating, Old Salem, Shackleford Banks, Carowinds, NC Zoo, Blue Jay Point Education Center, Sylvan Heights Bird Park, State Parks and so many more.

Members are welcome to come up with your own ideas if you have an area of interest or skills that could be utilized to help our Lighthouse families. Think about what you could contribute for a one-time event or maybe a once-a-month activity for a specific age group. 

Other benefits of membership in Lighthouse include a COMPASS co-op (a 6-month membership is required before joining), Mentorship program, Learning Differences Community, Private Facebook and Email community with all of our activities listed.

We also offer Park Family Days and Parent meetings for our members, but they are also open to non-members interested in learning about Lighthouse.