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SEC Area8 Pathfinders

Basildon | Braintree | Bury St. Edmund | Cambridge | Chelmsford | Colchester | Grays | Haverhill | Hutton | lpswich | Kings Lynn | Norwich | Peterborough Central | Peterborough Portuguese | Southend

Certificate of Operation

As you are aware, a certificate of operation has been introduced for all Pathfinder Clubs in the South England Conference.

Being issued with a Certificate of Operation will be evidence that your club functions to a very high standard.

The Certificate of Operation is designed to give public recognition to the Pathfinder club and its leadership. This certificate is to be put in such a place that it will be exposed to the public, showing recognition of the accomplishments of the local Pathfinder club.


  1. Participate in Conference-planned activities.

  2. Operate an active Pathfinder club programme for nine months per Pathfinder year.

  3. Submit to the local conference Pathfinder Director the following:
    1. Pathfinder club outline for the year.
    2. Pathfinder annual budget.
    3. Pathfinder club membership (names and addresses) at the beginning of each Pathfinder quarter

  4. Schedule Pathfinder leadership growth within the Pathfinder club staff - e.g:
    1. Director – Took Pathfinder Staff Training Course, read “How to Understand Junior Youth”
    2. Counselor – Read “ Better Ways to Know the Child”
    3. Counselor – Attended the Pathfinder Officers Retreat

  5. Calendar progression in the Pathfinder class requirements.

  6. Send Pathfinder club quarterly report by the first month in each quarter throughout the year.

  7. Public liability Insurance

  8. DBS

  9. Building Inspection Certification (Where applicable)

  10. First Aider