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1st Amherst Pathfinder Unit

Everything she wants to be

Record #: TOA0008
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Apr 2022


Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us
Heartz Hall - United Church
1 Ratchford St
Amherst, NS B4H 3Z5
Areas Served Amherst and Area


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Phone Provincial Office: 902-423-3735
Contact Jo Swinemer, Membership Support & Community Development

Description & Services

Information The Pathfinder program allows girls to take the lead and become active in the causes they believe in. In Pathfinders, girls will start to develop their independence while also learning the value of teamwork. Girls have the chance to organize their own events and outings and are encouraged to explore new interests in diverse areas such as photography and web design, fashion and interior design, engineering, community safety, technology and more. 
Sample activities may include: 
• Learning about healthy relationships and building self-esteem 
• Creating eco-friendly decorating ideas for your personal space 
• Having discussions about body image and the media 
• Setting out on a rafting trip 
• Taking an international trip 
• Organizing a cultural exchange night 
• Leading activities for younger girls in Guiding
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 14 year(s)
Meetings Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm