Ranger (8th Grade)

Requirements that involve planning ahead:

Ranger Book Reading

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

  • Christian Living (your choice)
  • Contemporary Biography (your choice)
  • Church Heritage (What We Believe for Teens)
  • Leadership (Pathfinder Story OR Happy Path)

Worship Talk for Pathfinders:

P. 10: Give a worship talk about the body of Christ and what it means that Jesus is our head. (done as a group, must present outline 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

P. 20: Collect at least 3 stories from the following categories: sacred history, church history, nature, character story, object lesson. Use one in a worship talk.

Presentation to Teens:

P. 9: Learn about 6 SDA missionaries to at least 4 continents who served between 1900-1950. Give a presentation on one of them.  (done individually, must present outline 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

P. 9: Act out OR tell the story of at least 2 people during the middle ages or Reformation who affected church history. (done as a group, must present outline 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

P. 14: Read at least 2 articles on mental health. Give a written (1 page) or oral (3 minute) report on how physical health affects one’s mental health as indicated by modern studies.  (done individually)

Leadership Skills:

P. 18: Be able to direct an individual or group in basic drilling commands. (Rangers will practice this skill with both Pathfinders and other teens)

Planning:

P. 19: Spending at least 4 hours in total, plan and participate in at outreach activity (usually the Rangers decide to plan and lead out in the Thanksgiving Basket distribution and pick up)

Swim Checkoff:

P. 21: Attend the Calimesa Swim Checkoff OR provide proof of earning the Intermediate Swimming honor (MUST be completed before D-Day to go on River)

Health/Fitness Log:

P. 21: Learn how to calculate your target heart rate for exercise. Exercise at your target rate for at least 5 minutes, 3 times a week, for 2 weeks and record your progress.

Articles/Resources:

P. 8: Baptismal Vows, simplified version

P. 9: Learn about 6 SDA missionaries to at least 4 continents who served between 1900-1950.

P. 9: People during the Middle Ages/Reformation who affected church history

P. 12: Guidelines for Display of the Flag, How to Display the U.S. Flag, Guide to Displaying the American FlagHow to Fold the Flag (video)

P. 14: Physical/mental health articles: Point of Blue, Mentalhealth.org, Psych Central

P. 21: Heart Rate Calculator