We are a non-profit organization dedicated to understanding and nurturing the spirituality of children.

ChildSpirit is a network of families, researchers, teachers, health care providers, community and religious leaders, and scholars. The formal organization includes a Board of Advisors, a Board of Directors and an Executive Board.

Through an array of projects involving training, research, speaking, and consulting, ChildSpirit offers expertise and initiates projects to better understanding and nurture the spiritual life of young people and adults (see projects).


ChildSpirit is committed to:

  • providing children, parents, teachers, schools, and other organizations with resources, support, fellowship, education, and consulting
  • conducting innovative empirical research and creating related publications
  • sponsoring international conferences, camps, and other programs on children’s spirituality
  • inspiring adult spirituality


Click here to view the current executive and advisory boards of the ChildSpirit Institute.

Click here to view our partners.