Pathfinder Honors

An award for proficiency in any of specific fields classed under Arts and Crafts, Household Arts, Nature Study, Outdoor Industries, Outreach Ministries, Recreation, and Vocational. The skills, understandings, appreciations, and attitudes gained through the earnings of Pathfinder Honors are intended to help the Adventist Youth/Pathfinder become the benefactor to others that this name implies. The basic requirements were set by the General Conference Youth Department at the suggestion of the 1927 Advisory Committee. The Pathfinder Honors were first called Vocational Merits, later Vocational Honors, then MV Honors, then AY Honors, and since 1980 have been called Pathfinder Honors. Most Pathfinder Honors, except those in technical lines, may be gained by private endeavor. Advanced Honors are o...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.