New Directions

(last updated 11/5/18)

Meeting Information

(Subject to change for special occasions.  If new, please contact leader for next meeting information.)
Date:    3rd Sunday of the month
Time:    4:00 p.m.
Place:   United Methodist Church in Portage

General Leaders

Name:    Jen Martens
Phone:   (608) 587-2114
Cell:        (608) 340-2146

Club Officers

President:   Elizabeth Martens
Vice President:  Laura Gramer
Secretary:   Isaac Martens
Treasurer:  Samantha Nickel
Historian:     Brynn Langan
Corresponding Secretary: Katherine Hansen
Recreation Officer: Jarrett Foster

Club Information

# of Members:   29
# of Youth Leaders:   4
# of Adult Leaders:   7


Most Popular Projects:  

  • Photography
  • Art
  • Dairy
  • Rabbits


  • Culver’s Night Out

Community Service Projects:  

  • Community Meals @ Episcopal Church in September
  • Salvation Army bell ringing
  • Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup in fall and spring


  • Meetings for Art usually 3x per year before regular meeting
  • Spring activity – Bowling or Rollerskating
  • Winter activity – Sledding or Skating

Other interesting information:  

  • We have a large Cloverbud group.
  • The group meets with leaders at about half the monthly meetings to do Cloverbud group activities.