Pathfinder BST

Pathfinder Basic Staff Training

Welcome to this self-paced Pathfinder Basic Staff Training (PBST) intended for newly elected Pathfinder club leaders and staff members, prospective Pathfinder Master Guide Trainees (MGTs), Master Guides from other conferences or countries, who are newcomers to Ontario, and other interested individuals.

As you watch each training video, be ready to take note of the questions that will appear on your screen randomly using the Q&A online form. Please provide answers as well based on what you learned from the presentation. After watching each video, you will be asked to take a graded online quiz. Passing mark is 70%.

Overview:
This workshop presents an introduction to club ministry from the Pathfinder Club perspective. It compares the programs and purposes of club and their role in faith development. It also provides a brief history of the club ministries, insignia, and programs, illustrating God’s leading and care.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Click link below to download seminar material:

Links to related online resources:

Overview:
This workshop presents the structure of a club from unit to executive committee. It outlines job descriptions and expectations for each club leader and reviews the qualities of a Christian servant leader. Club structure from local to General Conference is outlined. It also covers club regulations on membership, attendance, forms, etc. and Conference policies including reporting, finances, uniforms, and insurance.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Links to related online resources:

Overview:
This workshop reviews the mission and goals of Pathfinders and introduces the planning process. It then reviews the elements of the typical Pathfinder year and their format and/or sequence. This includes regular meetings, required forms and paperwork, honors, Investiture Achievement, Induction, Pathfinder Sabbath, camp outs, Investiture, service events, and Conference events.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Click links below to download seminar materials:

Links to related online resources:

Overview:
This workshop focuses on how to minister to Pathfinders and how to enable them to minister to others. The Personal Growth, Spiritual Discover, and Serving Others sections of the Investiture Achievement curricula will be reviewed in order to gain an overall understanding of how the Pathfinder program intentionally incorporates Pathfinder club outreach. Also, some of the AY honors classified as Spiritual Growth, Outreach, and Heritage will be reviewed as well as techniques for integrating outreach opportunities into all Pathfinder activities.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Click link below to download seminar material:

Links to related online resources:

Overview:
This workshop introduces staff to the rationale and use of drill in the club. It focuses on teaching them the basic stationary drills used during a regular weekly meeting.

Proper flag use and simple parade commands will be demonstrated as time allows. Pathfinder ceremonies will be highlighted as well.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Overview:
This workshop describes the mental, spiritual, physical, and social growth and needs of the typical Pathfinder and how to relate to them effectively. It includes practical pointers on leading, nurturing, and discipling them. The goal is to enable leaders to help Pathfinders mature in the full stature of Jesus Christ.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Click link below to download seminar material:

Links to related online resources:

Overview:
This seminar introduces teaching concepts and educational objectives. It includes learning styles, multiple intelligences, and teaching styles. It gives a summary of Investiture Achievement objectives and encourages the use of outdoor and experiential learning.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

Click link below to download seminar material:

Overview:
This workshop covers introductory information on medical forms, release forms, abuse prevention, conference volunteer screening requirements, staffing levels, transportation guidelines, emergency plans, and supervision issues.

Please click the link below to open the Q&A online form where you will be asked to type in the questions (usually accompanied by the PBST logo), that will randomly appear on your screen. Also, type in your answers to each question based on what you learned from the video presentation.

Q&A ONLINE FORM

Note: This Q&A Online form is not yet the graded quiz. Check out the description  section of the YouTube video you have watched to access the online quiz link. If it is not visible, click SHOW MORE.

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INSTRUCTIONS

Thanks for your willingness to learn the basics of pathfindering so as to equip you for effective Pathfinder leadership and ministry. Here are a few reminders and instructions:

1. The deadline to complete the seminars you missed, including the submission of the Q&A online form (for each seminar) and passing the online quizzes is April 25, 2021.

(Note: The graded online quiz is different from the Q&A online form)

2. Please do not share the access code or video links to others. Just request those interested to join the training program to go through the proper registration process.

3. Kindly maintain the integrity of this ministry and training course by “doing your honest part.” Please watch each video in its entirety as though you are attending an in-person seminar with the intent to learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of pathfindering.

4.  Before taking the online quiz per presentation, kindly see to it that you have watched the whole video to give you better chances of getting a passing mark of no less than 70%.

5. Please follow instructions as prompted. Don’t forget to check out the resource tabs under each presentation to access the Q&A online form, seminar materials, and other online resources.

6. Save the date: Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 10-11 am – PBST Recognition Day for all participants who have completed their PBST certification course. A new Zoom link will be emailed to you.