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Investin our Youth

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An exciting journey to learn and grow

WhyIA?

Core of the Pathfinder Ministry

It's a journey that focuses on developing spiritual, mental, physical and social skills at a grade appropriate level. Through a combination of self-directed, unit and Club activities and study, Pathfinders can learn team work, self-reliance and leadership.

WHAT IS IA?

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Why take the journey...

6 classes7 tracks

A series of Age Appropriate requirements sequenced to build from year to year Builds on skills previously learned

Learn and Grow

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6 Classes

10th Grade

9th Grade

8th Grade

7th grade

6th Grade

Guide

Voyager

Ranger

Explorer

Companion

Friend

5th Grade

OutdoorLiving

NatureStudy

HealthandFitness

MakingFriends

ServingOthers

SpiritualDiscovery

Personal Growth

7 tracks

Seeing God in Nature.

NatureStudy

Develop Outdoor skills

OutdoorLiving

HealthyLife Style..

Healthand Fitness

Relationships

Making Friends

Serving their church and community

Serving Others

Encourage Spiritual growth

SpiritualDiscovery

https://wiki.pathfindersonline.org/w/Investiture_Achievement

7 Tracks

Develop personal relationship with God..

Age-appropriate requirements that are sequenced to build from year to year

Personal Growth

Inspire

understanding

Motivate

New Concepts

idea

Quality not Quantity

Meaningful Activities

Flexible Strategies

NEW SKILLS

Directors and Instructors make the difference

A recipe for successfuland creative ongoing learning environment

https://wiki.pathfindersonline.org/w/Investiture_Achievement

Record Journal designed to creatively engage Pathfinders in the Investiture Achievement requirements.

Instructor's Helps designed to creatively engage Pathfinders in the Investiture Achievement requirements

complete overview of what is required for the completion of each level and some basic teaching tips

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Resources

Making Friends

Pathfinders learn how to be a friend to others, to the community, and to the planet.

  • Learn about friendship
  • Peer Pressure
  • Christian Grooming and Manners
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Good Samaritan
  • Family Life
  • Physically Challenged
  • Stewardship
  • Attitudes
  • Languages

Nature Study

Pathfinders learn about God through observation of nature, time spent outdoors, and environmental stewardship.

  • God's character in Nature
  • Birds/Mammals/Rocks/Minerals
  • Creation
  • Flood/Fossils
  • Laws of Nature
  • Intelligent Design
  • Nature Lessons
  • Jesus study of nature in childhood

Personal Growth

Encourages each Pathfinder to have a personal relationship with Jesus through a daily devotional life, Bible study, and prayer.

  • Pathfinders develop a personal devotional life thru assigned Bible readings. Questions they answer develop critical thinking skills.
  • Pathfinder Pledge, Law and Song are learned, studied and Illustrated. The pathfinder learns to practice what they've learned and apply it to daily life.

Health and Fitness

Pathfinders apply health and fitness principles, share these principles with others, and practice basic first aid and safety procedures.

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Temperance
  • Fresh Air, Sunshine, Rest
  • Physical Fitness
  • Red Alert i/II, First Aid, Basic Rescue,CPR

Outdoor Living

Pathfinders perform outdoor skills, solve outdoor challenges, and participate in outdoor team activities.

  • Knots
  • Hiking
  • Fire Building and Camp Cookery
  • Camping skills I, II, II, IV

Serving Others

Pathfinders experience the joy of service through outreach, friendship evangelism, and other church or community activities.

  • Spend time with a friend in need
  • Projects with church or school
  • Help an elderly person
  • Assist with Community Services
  • Participate in Church program
  • Serving Communities Honor
  • Identify Community needs
  • Crisis Intervention/Teaching Rural Development

Spritual Discovery

Pathfinders grow spiritually through the study of real people in the Bible and Christian history.

  • Learn to navigate, memorize, study scripture.
  • Baptismal vows
  • Pathfinder Story
  • Adventist Pioneers/Church History
  • Fundamental Beliefs
  • Bible Study
  • Personal Testimony