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Pathfinder

Jul 15 2018 - Jul 20 2018

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Age: 9-12 year olds
Gender: Boys and Girls
Sunday Orientation: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pathfinder 2015

The Workshop Staff Team will continue to work on developmental techniques that will enhance this age group’s ability to build friendships, communicate well with peers and family, and assimilate well into new groups or situations. There will be new games and new friendships to build.

Pathfinder 2015 (2)

The curriculum for Pathfinder is updated constantly in order to meet the needs and address current issues pre-teens are facing. However, there is a core to the curriculum and it follows three main principles:

Six Pillars of Character Three Powerful Medicines Youth Development
Trustworthiness
Respect
Responsibility
Fairness
Caring
Citizenship
Power of Genuine Apology
Power of Laughter & Play
Power of Honest Conversation
Competence
Confidence
Connection
Character
Compassion
Conscience

All three principles are invaluable life skills and assets that teach pre-teens how to effectively deal with everyday situations. If  during Pathfinder we receive a great deal of feedback from participants during the workshop on specific topics, we will alter the curriculum to fit their needs. Also, about 80% of the curriculum can be introduced in multiple settings; partner activities, small/large group interactions, games, or skits/presentations. We utilize these settings based on the participants needs.

For more information visit the Frequently Asked Questions Page.

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Register online or contact Kristen Polin, VP of Programs for notMYkid at kristen@notmykid.org.

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