Pioneer (10th Grade)

Requirements that involve planning ahead:

Pioneer Book Reading

Page 2: One book on each of the following topics:
(all books in Teen Library, check out from Lynn)

  • Christian Living
  • Contemporary Biography
  • Church Heritage
  • Leadership
  • Adventist Pioneers (can watch “Tell the World” video on Youtube instead; talk with Lynn FIRST if you want to do this)

Worship Talk for Pathfinders:

P. 11: Give a worship talk about how our faith can be live that of the Biblical and/or historical pioneers for Christ OR act out/tell stories about the lives of at least 2 Adventist pioneers. (done in groups, must present outline 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

SDA Pioneer stories: Biographical Sketches of SDA PioneersPathways of the Pioneers (audio stories)

Presentation to Teens:

P. 15: Read at least 3 articles on contagious diseases and how they spread. Give a written (1 page) or oral (3 minute) report about diseases and the importance of health laws, as indicated by modern studies. Include examples of health laws in the Bible. (done individually)

Articles on contagious diseases: How Infectious Diseases Spread, How Diseases are TransmittedHow communicable or infectious diseases spread, Contagious Diseases, Health Laws in the Bible, Bible Health Laws

Present the above to the Explorers during Progressive Classwork time (Explorer P. 10)

Serving Others:

P. 12: Assist as staff at a community outreach program, such as VBS. Attend all staff meetings. (Usually Pioneers help out with VBS during the summer, but it can any community outreach program sponsored by the church)

Teaching Honors:

P. 16: Complete the Home Nursing honor OR help lead a group (Friends) through the Red Alert honor. (If not teaching it entirely on your own, you will need to decide who will be teaching which requirements. Either way, a teaching plan/outline must be presented 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

Link: Red Alert Requirements and answers

Red Alert Honor Worksheet (print one for each Pioneer teaching and one for each Friend being taught)

Earning Honors:

P. 12: Complete a new Outreach honor (not previously earned). (It is recommended to complete the Temperance honor,  since you will complete 4 of the 7 requirements on p. 13)
Link: Readings for Temperance honor requirements 5 and 6
NOTE: this will also fulfill the Advanced requirement on page 20 to complete the Temperance honor specifically.

P. 17: Complete a new Nature honor (not previously earned). (Nature honors are our first honor session)

Leadership Skills:

P. 18: In addition to basic drilling and marching, be able to direct an individual or group in advanced drilling and marching commands. (Pioneers will practice this skill with both Pathfinders and other teens)

Planning:

P. 18: On a camping trip, organize and direct one of the following: Transportation (including luggage), Camp set-up/tear down, Meals/food prep/KP duties, Camp Safety/security/first aid. (Duties will be performed for both the Camporee and the Campout. Depending on the number of Teens in the club, assignments may switch in the middle of the year.)

Health/Fitness Log:

P. 21: Choose one lifetime exercise activity and record your progress for 2 months.

Articles/Resources:

P. 2: Adventist Pioneers: “Tell the World” video (talk with Lynn FIRST if you want to watch the video instead of reading a book)

P. 10: Articles about J.N. Andrews (PDF)Biographical Sketches of SDA Pioneers, Video:  J.N. Andrews, Ablest Man in our Ranks

P. 11: SDA Pioneer stories: Spotlight on Adventist HeritageBiographical Sketches of SDA PioneersPathways of the Pioneers (audio stories)

P. 13: Temperance honor, Know and Explain: Cigarette Packet Warning, Tobacco SmokeChemicals in Cigarette SmokeChemicals in Every Puff of Cigarette SmokeEmphysema, Cirrhosis, AddictionDrug FactsDrug Facts: TobaccoSmoking during Pregnancy, Alcohol and pregnancy

P. 13/20: Readings for Temperance honor requirements 5 and 6

P. 15: Articles on contagious diseases: How Infectious Diseases Spread, How Diseases are TransmittedHow communicable or infectious diseases spread, Contagious Diseases, Health Laws in the Bible, Bible Health Laws

P. 16:  Help teach Red Alert honor: Red Alert Requirements and answersRed Alert Honor Worksheet (print one for each Pioneer teaching and one for each Friend being taught)

P. 16: Traffic Safety: Practice DMV test (Class C), Practice DMV test 2Practice DMV test 3, Practice DMV test 4