Pathfinder Resources

New Members Booklet

SNSW Pathfinder New Members Booklet

This booklet contains information for those wanting to know about Pathfinders. It includes details on the philosophy of Pathfinders, gear required, fees, uniform and what’s involved in being a Pathfinder. Click on the title above to download a copy. 

If you would like a print quality version please email [email protected]

Legal / Incident / Risk Management

RMS Public Liability Request Form

Working With Children Check (choose: option to print this form and complete manually)


Pathfinders Definition of Risk

Adventist Outdoor Activity Notification Form

Risk Assessment  

General Camping Risk Assessment – SAMPLE

Cover Page

The following risk assessment forms are in Microsoft Word format. Click on the form you want and it will download to your computer. The form contains fields (shaded in grey) for you to fill out as needed. Click on the shaded area and start typing to complete your form. The likelihood, consequences and rating section provides a drop down menu for you to click on and select the appropriate response.

Abseling risk assessment

Canoeing risk assessment

General camping risk assessment

High ropes risk assessment

Set up camp risk assessment

Swimming risk assessment

PLA (Pathfinder Leadership Award) Resources

SPD Website address for PLA resources:

Pathfinders Australia

Pathfinders Australia Website 

Australian Pathfinder Staff Manual

The Pathfinder Manual has been fully revised and updated and is now available online. Click on the links below to be taken to the relevant sections of the Pathfinder Manual on the Pathfinder Australia website.

Running a club




Activity & Games (Pursuits)

Drill and marching


Honours and awards

Staffing and teams



Pathfinder Uniforms

For all of your uniform needs call the Australian Union Conference Resource Centre on (03) 9871 7592. Or email [email protected]

AUC Resource Centre Website

SPD Pathfinder Website

Access the Pathfinder Honours at the SPD Pathfinder website.