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TLT Level 1 - 2020

Level Details

Pathfinders will register onto the Pathfinder Voyager program to work in conjunction with the Administrative & Activities Operations throughout the year. At this introductory level of the program, Pathfinders will gain insight behind the scenes of the relevant administrative skills required for general club planning. This will include a wide range of club activities that are required to meet the needs of each pathfinder, mentally spiritually, socially, physically and emotionally.
Start date:
Sun 20 October, 2019
End Date:
Wed 30 September, 2020
Enrolment Deadline:
Sun 15 December, 2019 - The deadline for enrolling has now passed.

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Age Requirement

The TLT must be in at least year 10.

Pathfinder course pre-requisite

Have completed at least one level of Investiture Achievement and had an attendance record of at least 80% during the most recent active year. All new TLTs start at Level 1


Submit three recommendations

Application form

Submit an application


Be approved by the sponsoring Pathfinder club director


Registered with the conference Pathfinder director


Make payment for the programme level

Administrative Operations- Club Planning

  1. Assist in planning club activities including, but not limited to:
    • Regular meetings
    • Induction
    • Investiture
  2. Assist in planning and coordinating the yearly and single meeting schedules. This includes times for Investiture Achievement, honor instruction, special events, worships, outings, and camping trips.
  3. Develop the weekly schedule in the Pathfinder meeting place (including weekend schedules on camping trips).


Complete a Club Orientation Program covering:
  • Pathfinder objectives and purpose
  • Investiture Achievement
  • Program format
  • Basic club policies including: finances, attendance, enrollment, etc.
  • Leadership style/chain of command
  • Discipline techniques and procedures
  • Club goals
  • Communication channels
  • Expectations

Administrative Operations- Worships

  1. Assist in developing ideas for worships including themes, topics, guests and activities.
  2. Assist in planning and scheduling worships. Prepare materials, invite speakers, introduce them, and send thank you notes. Be prepared with a backup program if there is a problem.
  3. Coordinate with TLT's assigned to teaching and counseling operations to make sure that opportunity is given for Pathfinders to do worships necessary for completion of requirements.

Administrative Operations- Drill & Exercises

  1. Assist in arranging, scheduling, and facilitating units in conducting opening and closing exercises during meetings and events including the posting of colors
  2. Assist in teaching basic marching and drilling techniques.
  3. Develop, train, and schedule the exhibition drill team.

Administrative Operations- On-Site Safety

  1. Assist in planning, scheduling and coordinating safety personnel and equipment when necessary.
    1. Parking lot and driveway entrances.
    2. Entrances to the building and the Pathfinder meeting areas.
  2. Assist in establishing or continuing contact with local emergency and police agencies.
  3. Develop a check out system for safety equipment and assist with its storage, upkeep and repair. This may include club flash lights, traffic cones, reflective vests, fire extinguishers, fire buckets, first aid kits, tool boxes, roadside emergency kits, etc.

Administrative Operations- Expectations

  1. Meet deadlines
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Work together without prodding
  4. Exhibit a Christian spirit

Activities Operations- Event Planning

  1. Assist in planning at least two off-site events including one of the following, but not limited to:
    1. Camping Trips
    2. Field Trips
    3. Pathfinder Bible Experience Trips (Area, Conference, Union, Division levels)
    4. Special events not regularly scheduled by the club
    5. Other
  2. Coordinate with Administrative and Teaching Operations to insure events or activities needed have time allocated for Investiture Achievement requirements, and that proper preparations are made. Prepare, mail, and post all necessary promotional materials, a schedule, task assignments, menus, and activities.
  3. Assist in planning for photography/videography personnel to provide pictures to be used for reporting the event and for promoting your Pathfinder club ministry.

Activities Operations- Logistics

  1. Assist in planning campsite layout and facilitate campsite setup.
  2. Assist in developing a packing list, preparing and packing all general club gear, and unpacking, accounting for, and repairing general club gear upon return from an event.
  3. Develop and be ready to carry through alternative plans should the event have to be changed for any reason. (i.e., rain, snow, cancellation, etc.)

Activities Operations- Food

  1. Assist in developing a menu and food supplies list for the event. Assist in the purchase of required food items and supplies.
  2. Assist in unit assignment to KP, food preparation, water detail, and wash station.
  3. Develop club guidelines for food safety. Learn about your state-required food safety/handlers permit. Get a permit if your state allows for minors to acquire one.

Activities Operations- Off-Site Safety

  1. Assist in planning, scheduling, and arranging for adequate and proper safety at departure, on site (including night watch if needed), and at the return point.
  2. Coordinate with the TLT attached to Records Operations to collect and record permission slips, fees or other required paperwork in preparation for departure. Track and tally the group total for clerical and security reasons.
  3. Assist in making arrangements for adequate transportation, including vehicle preparation and reservation, written directions provided to all drivers, and emergency policies and meeting places arranged for and communicated to all parties concerned.

Activities Operations- Expectations

  1. Meet deadlines
  2. Work together without prodding
  3. Communicate effectively
  4. Exhibit a Christian spirit