Activities

Whacky-mad Camp Menus

Pathfinders make up a camp menu with ‘wacky-mad’ names for the food.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Contribute creative ideas
  2. Recall food items for a camp menu
  3. Create imaginary names for foods
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Secret Service: No Turning Back

See how many small service projects from the Underground book, “No Turning Back” that one team can accomplish in a set time period.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Show initiative in the area of service to others
  2. Participate in acts of service
  3. Work with a team to accomplish acts of service
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Parade

Pathfinders dress for a specified type of weather, using clothes provided in a grab bag, and show them off – fashion parade style.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Recognise appropriate clothing for weather conditions
  2. Apply criteria to clothes selection
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Megatrends II

Pathfinders play a game to help them focus on an attitude to the Second Coming.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Identify the concrete signs which indicate Christ’s soon return
  2. Contemplate their readiness for that grand event
  3. Take steps to develop a relationship with the God who WILL return
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Fact Fun II

Pathfinders participate in a number of games which explore biblical factual knowledge.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Review Bible facts
  2. Discuss factors which enable or prevent people from understanding Bible truths
  3. Reflect on decision-making in his/her own life
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Whopper

Each participant writes four facts about themselves on a piece of paper. Three of the facts are true and one is false. All papers are collected and examined one by one. The group attempts to discern which fact is the Whopper.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. List types of deception
  2. Discuss the importance of honesty
  3. Explore how Christians can avoid being deceived by Satan’s lies
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Who’s the Fittest?

Physical fitness is comprised of many components. Pathfinders will use the components of fitness to determine which athletes might be considered the ‘fittest’ in the world.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Recall components of fitness
  2. Compare sports and activities in relation to fitness
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Win Friends Now, Here’s How

Pathfinders explore Dale Carnegie’s ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ through a number of learning experiences.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Acknowledge the progression possible reactions to both positive and negative behaviour
  2. Select a relationship principle and write up five important points about that principle
  3. Search for a Biblical support for the chosen principle
  4. Design a role play that illustrates both a right way and a wrong to apply the chosen principle
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Would If I Could

Pathfinders share in order to self-disclose and build friendships.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Identify leaders who have had a positive impact on their life
  2. Identify Pathfinders who have had a positive impact on their life
  3. Show respect for significant others through an imaginary gift

 

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When your Devotion Shows

Pathfinders write a devotional series to be kept and used by the Pathfinder club or by Adventurers.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Think deeply about how to challenge Pathfinders and / or Adventurers in being Christians
  2. Plan and present a creative worship series
  3. Describe the rewards of this king of activity
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