The NAD Youth Department meetings annually to discuss the business, create or realign priorities and focii, and develop resources, initiatives, and events for the following Ministries:
Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) -- a Ministry to Adventist students on secular college campuses
Adventurers -- an organization of kids age 4 - grade 4 (and their parents) who discover God in a family environment through hands-on nature, crafts, the Bible, and worship activities.
Camp -- There are over 40 Summer Camps and Retreat centers for kids, families, weekend retreats, and outdoor education
Master Guide -- Leadership training for all aspects of Youth ministry
Pathfinders -- a scout-like organization of young people grades 5 - 12 who are led to discover God through camping, honors, investiture achievement, Pathfinder Bible Experience, and other activities
Young Adult Ministries -- church-based ministries, social networks, and events that minister to collegiate to 30-somethings young adults
Youth Ministries -- church-based ministries that provide a social and religous atmosphere for teens
All of the Standing Committees / Advisories operate under NAD approved terms of reference as outlined below. (edited 3/2015)
Please consult the following documents during and after the 2015 YPAC Leadership Meetings in Lincoln, NE March 6-12, 2015
- ACF Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
- Adventurer Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
- Master Guide Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
- Pathfinder Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
- Youth Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
- (YAL) Young Adult Life Committee & Advisory Agenda/Minutes
Just Claim It / Ignition / Leadership Summit meets March 7-11, 2012, but leadership from around the North American Division are meeting March 3-6 to work together to provide resources and direction for various ministries.
If you serve on a committee and thus are attending Pre-meetings -- Download the Convention Schedule
If you are participating in JCI/Ignition/Summit -- Download the Convention Schedule
2011 NAD Youth Committee Minutes -- coming soon!