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
    junior counsellor.

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)