What is Pathfinders?
Pathfinders is a world wide organisation sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is designed for children aged 10 – 15 years of age. The objectives of Pathfinders is to teach children life skills and help them build a relationship with God. The Pathfinder Club accepts all children, regardless of their church or non-church affiliation, who promise to abide by the Pathfinder Pledge and Pathfinder Law. It is estimated that there are over 2 million Pathfinders worldwide.
What do Pathfinders do?
The Pathfinders programme encourages a wide range of activities from community outreach projects to attending international camps. Pathfindering challenges the unique talents of each member. The Pathfinder Club is built on a age-specific achievement classes of six levels, along with approximately 350 specialised skill development topics called 'honours', such as Birds, Geocaching, Candle Making, Christian Drama, Fire Safety, CPR etc. These honours can often serve as a launching point for lifetime careers or hobbies.