ADVENTIST WORLD — After complaints from thousands of Pathfinders and counselors that traditional Pathfindering is way too rough, clubs around the world will now only offer glamping experiences.
Pathfinders will arrive at campgrounds featuring spacious, pre-assembled walk-in tents where they will sleep on raised beds featuring 1,500-thread count sheets, down comforters and blankets.
En suite bathrooms with double ply toilet paper will replace those nasty porta potties. Spacious tubs and spa products will erase the scarring memory of trickly, cold camp showers.
Haystacks will now feature locally-foraged organic veggies, artisan cheeses and fresh guac made from carefully-picked, sun-ripened avocados.
Pathfinders will be issued pre-tied square knots to “tighten” for the knot honor and the cat patch is getting scrapped because you can just Google that kind of thing.
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I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of ‘Pathfinding’ from about 1954 to 1962 and fail to see the humor in your Glamping program – I feel that what I ‘went thru’ was very useful Life training , sooooo, “Surely you Jest” !!! jfj
I am surprised the tents do not have WI-fi.
At the recent Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, this glamping was in vogue as you witnessed all the rent-a-campers, mobile homes, travel trailers, etc. I bet not one Conference , Union, or GC Pathfinder leader actually stayed in a real tent, stood in line for a shower, use of a wash sink, toilet & the long lines in the food court. None of them got soaked the day it rained almost 5 hours. Did Teddy Wilson stay in a real tent that day he visited? Did he have to wait for a shower stall? Did he have to walk&walk& walk? He got the VIP treatment. Give me a break!!