Leadership training is an important component of Pathfinder ministries. That is true for Pathfinders and for leaders in the Pathfinder Club.
The Adventist Youth Ministries Training (AYMT) curriculum is a comprehensive training system for Youth Ministries, including Pathfinder leaders. This curriculum encourages leaders to become certified in areas where they are providing leadership, such as Counselor and Director, and also in areas where they would like to develop expertise or build on what they already know, such as becoming a better Instructor.
In 2013 the North American Division announced that conferences could beta test this new curriculum. In the fall of 2014 the Pathfinder portion of the AYMT curriculum will replace the Pathfinder Leadership Award (PLA) and Pathfinder Instructor Award (PIA) as the training format in the North American Division.
The basis of all certifications are:
To get started Pathfinder leaders will choose a certification, attend seminars, complete field work, and submit a portfolio. The certifications in this introduction booklet include:
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