Pathfinder Leadership Award

(introduced in 1988). An award designated as a definite forward step in Pathfinder leadership. It is designated not only for the counselor or staff member but for the club director, area coordinator, and conference Pathfinder specialist as well. The emphasis is on inservice training and active involvement within the club in order that the participants may gain new experiences and the chance to develop greater leadership skills. With the Basic Staff Training Course completed, the participant has opportunity to build on his or her foundation with a more detailed in-depth study of the fundamentals of Pathfindering. The course has been divided into seven skills areas, and these segments of the Pathfinder Leadership Award will involve the participant in at least 20 hours of seminar attendance. ...

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