Pathfinders is a voluntary club of youth from ages 10-15 years of age
with a trained adult councellor(s) for those who are in the fifth (5th) grade or its equivalent through the eighth (8th) grade.
5th and 6th graders are often referred to as "Junior" pathfinders, and 7th and 8th graders are often referred to as "Teen"
The Teen Leadership Training (TLT) program works closely with the Pathfinder
program and is for high school students (form 1-4).
Staff positions are available in many locations that offer adults the
opportunity to make a difference for young people, develop friendships with fellow staff, learn more about God's creation,
and improve their training skills. The pathfinder club was officially authorized bythe General Conference in 1950 and since
then has encircle the globe.It gives junior youth oppurtunities to accept responsibilities that leads to trust worthy
citizenship and steadfast church affiliation.It is very important for the church to augment the influence of home and
school in shaping the ideals, attitudes and character of the growing youth. The Pathfinder club does this through interpreting
christian ideals to junior youth in the setting of the activities that satisfy normal desires for the adventure and achievement.It
is run in a similar manner as a Boy Scout except that the Pathfinders, JesusChrist
is the first thing in everything.Pathfinders get involved in constructive activities such as Bible study,nature exploration,crafts,hobbies,camping,excursions,hikes,field
To lead boys and girls to commit their lives to Christ
and their church.
To demonstrate the attractiveness of Christian ideals
in a positive, church-centered activity program.
To guide boys and girls into active Christian witnessing
and community service.
To develop good character, citizenship and physical fitness
in young Christians.
To teach a variety of practical skills and recreational
..."I can meet new friends, go camping, earn AY (Adventist Youth) honors, enjoy fun activities, Pathfinders also gives
me new opportunities to talk about and know God."
"...I see Pathfinders as fulfilling an important purpose. The
outdoor activities provide recreation and education; the class work teaches self-discipline. Above all, Pathfindering gives
youth an environment in which to actively expand their personal experience with Christ. They understand sharing, caring, helping
others, and witnessing because they learned of the Master Pathfinder-JesusChrist."
Does your son or daughter need to experience achievement, involvement, and have the opportunity to make a contribution
in life? Let Pathfindering help your boy or girl become a great man or woman. We want to help you provide the very best for
them, because we care. Bring them we need your children remember ''train a child while they are still young and they shall
not depart from it." And lets teach them in the Lord.
PATHFINDERs INDUCTION is an adventure is an evening program open to all incoming
Adventurers graduating form busy bee in February and the adult Counselors joining Pathfinder Club for the first time. The
evening programme features special activities that both the new PATHFINDERS and the Counselor can enjoy together. For this
program the parents and PATHFINDERS brings there own friends and the entire church is invited to watch this lovely occasion.
This makes them be called members after this graduation. They then proceed to the first class called FRIENDS CLASS.
Register for this program with others from your adventurer class early before its too late for you come
prepared for the good time!
Check-in begins on Saturday evening at Our Old Sanctuary and the program closes at 7:30 PM on Saturday.