Friends are Pathfinders in 5th grade. Friends recite the Pathfinder law and pledge, earn the Friend reading certificate, and much more. Some of the fun and exciting honors Friends can earn are Red Alert, Basic Sewing, Dogs, Beginning Swimming, Scrapbooking, Model Cars, and Camping Skills I.
The following resources pertain to the Friend Level.
Friend Instructor Helps
The official Instructor's Helps designed to creatively engage Pathfinders in the Investiture Achievement requirements.
Page taken from Director's Guide.
Friend Record Chart
This chart will keep track of the achievements of multiple Pathfinders in completing their level requirements.
Friend Record Card
A small, tri-fold card for keeping track of the achievements of one Pathfinder at their level.
Friend Record Journal
The official Record Journal designed to creatively engage Pathfinders in the Investiture Achievement requirements.
The official Director's Guide, containing an overview of the tracks for all Pathfinder Levels.
Investiture Achievement on Pathfinder Wiki
The following tracks for the Friend Level can be accessed from the Pathfinder Wiki site. Click on each icon to access each track. Click here for complete Investiture Achievement info on the Pathfinder Wiki.
The Personal Growth track encourages each Pathfinder to have a personal relationship with Jesus through a daily devotional life, Bible study, and prayer.
In the Spiritual Discovery track, Pathfinders grow spiritually through the study of real people in the Bible and Christian history.
In the Serving Others track, Pathfinders experience the joy of service through outreach, friendship evangelism, and other church or community activities.
In the Making Friends track, Pathfinders learn how to be a friend to others, to the community, and to the planet.
Health & Fitness
In the Health and Fitness track, Pathfinders apply health and fitness principles, share these principles with others, and practice basic first aid and safety procedures.
In the Nature Study track, Pathfinders learn about God through observation of nature, time spent outdoors, and environmental stewardship.
In the Outdoor Living track, Pathfinders perform outdoor skills, solve outdoor challenges, and participate in outdoor team activities.
Honor enrichment promotes personal growth and allows Pathfinders to explore their interests by earning new honors, learning new skills, and studying new content areas.