Caleb Cushing Society
Children of the American Revolution
Mary Chilton Chapter
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
“The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution trains good citizens, develops leaders and promotes
love of the United States of America and its heritage among young people.”
Good Citizens cannot be
They must grow …”
Children of the American Revolution:
C.A.R., the nation’s oldest patriotic youth organization, offers membership to anyone under the
age of 21, lineally descended from someone who served in the Continental Army or gave material aid to the cause of freedom in the
American freedom and patriotism
Caleb Cushing C.A.R. currently has 13 members ages 6 months through 18 years of age
Lineage Scrolls Project
Conservation project - Tree Planting
Cookie Jars made for fundraising
Presentation at SD State Conference to President General Wright & State Regent Bailey
Historic Peservation Projects: Grave Marking and updating Find-A-Grave
Last Updated: June 23, 2014
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N.S.C.A.R. Six Primary Objectives
- To acquire knowledge of American History
- To preserve and restore places of Historical importance
associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence
- To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women,
and children who rendered services to the causes of the American Revolution
- To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries
- To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag
- To love, uphold and extend the principles of
American liberty and patriotism.
Why Join the C.A.R.?
- Offers state, regional and national gatherings to meet new people from coast to coast, many becoming lifelong
- Teaches effective meeting conduct and parliamentary procedure. The responsibility and privilege of selecting officers helps
members fain an understanding of the democratic process.
- Offers fun, family educational experiences.
- Provides opportunities to learn
about history while creating history
- Builds confidence in meeting people, public speaking, leadership, etiquette, and much more!
good citizens by participation on the local, state, regional, and national levels
- Develops a resume of activities and responsiblities