Explorer (7th Grade)


Reading Journal Monthly Pages (only needed if Pathfinder loses their booklet)

The following requirements will need to be completed by the Pathfinder at home; all other requirements should be completed during class time on Tuesdays.
Link to download the Explorer Classwork Homework in PDF

BASIC Class Requirements

Personal Growth

III. Growth
___ A. Read one book each from the following categories: Guide’s Greatest Stories, Mission, Christian Biography, Nature or Science (available for checkout from the Calimesa Pathfinder “Library”)
___ B. Read or listen to the book of Acts
___ C. Monthly Bible reading and journal (links listed above)

Spiritual Discovery

I. Scripture
___ A. Memorize Bible texts, one per month (included in journal page)

Serving Others

II. Community Outreach
___ A. Find opportunities to help a younger sibling or Pathfinder.
___B. Participate for 6 hours in outreach activities for your community (some of those hours can be completed at Pathfinder outreach events)

ADVANCED Class Requirements
(Wilderness Explorer)

Serving Others

I. One on One
___ A. Make a personal visit to a sick person you know and follow it up with a
phone call, letter, or card or encouragement.

II. Outreach
___ A. Bring someone who is not a member of your church or who does not
regularly attend church to a church program or activity, such as Sabbath
School or VBS.

Making Friends

I. Christian Citizenship
___ B. Take a tour of your city government offices (city hall) OR interview a city
official, such as the mayor, about their duties.

Health & Fitness

I. Fitness/Exercise
___ A. Participate in a lifestyle fitness program for your age or complete one of the fitness tests for your age.
___ B. Complete the Advanced Beginners Swimming honor. (There will be a checkoff time provided for this honor, but swimming lessons may be necessary to pass the checkoff)

Explorers are also in charge of planning the annual Christmas Party in December. This may require some additonal preparation time and effort outside of Tuesday nights.