Voyager (9th Grade)

Requirements that involve planning ahead:

Voyager 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
  • Creation

Worship Talk for Pathfinders:

P. 11: Give a worship talk about the crucifixion of Christ and what it means for us, including our responsibility in the plan of salvation. (done as a group, must present outline 2 weeks in advance to Lynn)

P. 20: Collect at least one stories from each of the following categories: sacred history, church history, nature, character story, object lesson. Use two in worship talks.

Presentation to Teens:

P. 15: Read at least 2 articles on the benefits of different diets. Give a written (1 page) or oral (3 minute) report about vegetarianism versus meat eating, using the Bible and other references, and list the advantages of each as indicated by modern studies. (done individually)

Serving Others:

P. 12: Discuss with your pastors their duties and how they serve the community.

P. 16: Assist in one communion service at your church.
(This can be assisting in any part of the service. Communion services are usually held on the second Sabbath of January, April, July, and October. If you are planning on going on River, you will need to be sure to arrange to help out during the July, October, or January services, since the April service is after River.)

Leadership Skills:

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

P. 24: With a unit guidon, demonstrate the following basic positions: order guidon, carry guidon, salute at order, salute at carry, present guidon, raise guidon. Demonstrate how and when to use the guidon’s basic position during all drill commands.

Planning:

P. 18: On a camping trip, organize and direct one of the following Sabbath activities: Worships, Song Services, Bible Games. (Usually the Voyagers plan and lead out our club’s Sabbath School at the Conference Camporee)

Storytelling:

P. 20: Critique at least 3 children’s stories given at your church. Include in your evaluation: engaging the audience, and moral or point.

Health/Fitness Log:

P. 21: Choose one lifetime exercise activity and record your progress for 1 month.

Articles/Resources:

P. 10: State of the Dead, SDA Believe…

P. 15: Benefits of different diets: Benefits & Disadvantages of a Meat Diet, 3 Benefits of Eating MeatHealth Benefits of Vegetarian DietsPlant-Based Diet for Heart HealthWhy Go Veg?

P. 17: Intelligent Design: Evidence for Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry,  DNA, Eyes, Darwin vs EyesThe Amazing Bird Lungs, God’s Amazing Glue, The Knee Joint, Bacterial Flagella, Poison Dart Frogs (includes video), Talking Ants (includes video),

P. 24: Guidons: AY Honors Answer book, Wikibooks, Army Study Guide (pictures)