Bishopdale Pathfinder Club
Enlarging their windows on the world and building a relationship with God are the dual objectives of this club, which is designed for children ages 10-15. With nearly 2 million members around the world, this Seventh-day Adventist Church-sponsored club accepts any youth who promises to abide by the Pathfinder Pledge and Law regardless of their church affiliation.
Pathfinders offer a wide range of activities including, but not limited to:
Camping, hiking & survival skills
Grade appropriate leadership training
Activities promoting community pride & involvement through outreach activities such as helping in downtown soup kitchens, collecting food for the disadvantaged, cleaning & maintaining city and county parks, visiting and encouraging the elderly, and MANY more
Interactive training in a variety of recreational, artistic, nature, conservation, vocational, and outreach areas, with awards (honors) given for successful completion of the interactive training modules
Personal care and encouragement by caring staff.
Once finished the courses, there are options for leadership training.
Opportunities for putting leadership into action by becoming a
Friend – 10 years old
Companion – 11 years old
Explorer – 12 years old
Ranger – 13 years old
Voyager – 14 years old
Guide – 15 years old
Master Guide - 15+
PLA - 15+ (Pathfinder Leadership Award)