Awana Record Keeping software

History of ARK

The developer of ARK (Awana Record Keeping software) originally designed it for his church’s Awana program. People began asking for copies of the program so he developed a website to make it more accessible. Since then, refinements have been added, with more planned. These upgrades are generated by suggestions from users of the program.

What is ARK Software?

ARK is a record keeping program designed for Awana clubs. These are some of the features:

  • Unlimited devices/users/connections/individuals for a church
  • Automatic calculation of  attendance awards
  • Automatic calculation of weekly and book awards
  • Track team points
  •  Mailing Labels
  • Highly customizable reports
  • Customizable clubber fields
  • Customizable session information on check-in
  • Payment tracking
  • Inventory tracking
  • Order entry and printing
  • Progress / Projection report on clubber’s progress
  • Detailed security, login and field level security
  • The latest book changes to each club
  • Track Awana bucks (shares), earned and spent
  • Registration and permission slips
  • Reports in PDF, Excel or Word format
  • Save images (including photo) by individual
  • Sort and group information by parents and gender
  • Online version
  • Smart phone apps for Android and iPhone for ARK Online version

Many enhancements and features have been added to ARK through the years.

Enhancements are being made regularly to the program based off of feedback from our users. You can contribute to the ongoing development of this software.

Purchase ARK Software

Awana Record Keeping software

ARK Software versions…

ARK Software comes in an Online version or a Desktop version. The online version also has a companion app on your phone.


Try before you buy... demo software

If you would like to preview the software there is a demo version. It is limited to ten contacts, ten unique session dates, and the contact section entry to two books per club.

ARK Online Software

Cost: $60 per year

The online version will run on any device with a browser and internet. A minimum 10″ screen is recommended. It also has a companion smart phone app.

An optional application may be installed on your computer which operates like the desktop version but accesses your online database.

How Secure is it?

The online version is on a secure site (SSL/https) and requires three items of authentication to be entered before the application can be run.

ARK Phone Apps for ARK Online

Cost: Free (supports your ARK Online software)

The companion smart phone app runs on…

  • iPhone
  • Android

ARK Desktop Software

Cost: $40 per year

The ARK Desktop version is software that runs on your computer and can be run without live internet connection.

If you start with this application and would like to change to the Online version at any time we can convert your database to the Online version with only the difference in the two softwares charge (prorated).

The desktop version is available for…

  • Windows 7 SP1 and up
  • Mac OS 10.9.5 or later
  • Linux distributions with GTK+ 2.8 and up.