MASTER GUIDE PROGRAM

The Master Guide Program is at the highest level of Adventist Youth Ministries. It is one of the leadership programs that the General Conference Youth Ministries Department uses to train people for youth leadership.It is the "Ph.D." of youth ministry in the field and cannot be earned without taking at least one Basic Staff Training (BST) course.  As such, Master Guide is NOT a Pathfinder program, it is a Youth Ministry Leadership Program.

PRE-REQUISITES
1) Be a baptized member, in regular standing, of the Seventh-day Adventist Church 
2) Have a written recommendation from your local church board
3) Be at least 16 years of age to start the Master Guide curriculum and at least 18 years of age on completion
4) Be an active staff member of an Adventurer or Pathfinder Club
5) Complete a Basic Staff Training Course within the last 3 years and be involved for a minimum of one year in either Adventurer or Pathfinder Ministries

2022 MIT TRAINING DATES:
ORIENTATION DAYS
Please note that you are only required to attend one of these orientation dates

20th February 2022 - MIT Orientation Session No.1

20th March 2022 - MIT Orientation Session No.2 

TRAINING DATES
You are required to attend all of these sessions

24th April 2022 - MIT Training Day

27th - 29th May 2022 - MIT Training Weekend No.1

17th - 19th  June 2022 - MIT Training Weekend No.2

15th - 17th July 2022 - MIT Training Weekend No.3

9th - 11th  September 2022 - MIT Training Weekend No.4

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAMME YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ONE ORIENTATION DAY AND ALL FIVE TRAINING SESSIONS.

On completion of the training weekends you MUST attend at least TWO support sessions (dates to be advised).

COURSE FEES:
Course registration fee is £175.
PAYMENT TERMS
£175 - To be paid at the time of submitting your application     OR 
£100 - To be paid before attending the orientation day (either by 19th February or by 19th March depending on which orientation day you are attending)
£75 - To be paid before 24th April 2022
Included in this payment is the cost of the training, your folder and dividers, one M.I.T Polo Shirt & one M.I.T Hooded Sweatshirt.
 
Please note the following:
• You are expected to complete all of your training in 2022. 
• Fees are non-refundable.
• ***On completion of the programme you will be required to purchase a Master Guide scarf & woggle, the Master Guide epaulettes, the Master Guide Chords, any honours that you have completed and any other insignia that is required to complete the uniform. Further information about these costs will be made available at the appropriate time.
 
***The cost of these items is not included in the registration fee

REGISTRATION:
In order to register on the MIT Programme you must:
1) Complete and submit this application form.
2) Go to www.secpathfinder.shop to pay the registration fee.
Please note that you must pay your fee when you register.
If payment is not received you will not be able to commence the programme.