Helping Hand

Helping Hand is a class  for 9 year olds, it is the 6th and last class in the Adventurer Curriculum

To receive the Helping Hand Class Pin, Adventurers must complete the Basic Requirements, as well as, at least one section from My God, My Self, My Family and My World groups Many Clubs choose the sections that include an Adventurer Award badge, Adventurers love collecting badges!

Use the links under each requirement group for resource documents

Class Cards are available from the South Pacific Division through your local Youth Department. A sign off version of the class card in A4 format is available in the Class Resource document link

The Award images on this page are of the required awards and some suggestions for the My Family section award

Greater Sydney Conference has released a resource for the class

Helping Hand Class Resources

Basic Requirements

I. Responsibility
     A. Repeat fom memory the Adventurer Pledge and Law
     B. Explain the Law

II. Reinforcement
     Obtain the Helping Hand Reading Certificate

The Helping Hand Reading Certificate is awarded to children who read or have read to them either:

1. The Book Club selection available from the ABC each year;
2. Two books, selected from the following categories:
* A book about an Old Testament character or event * A book about growing up * A book about history * A book about missions

The Helping Hand reading requirements are directed specifically toward the topics the children will be covering in the Adventurer curriculum.  Choose books from the ABC or Christian book stores, which fit into the categories of your choice.

Helping Hand Basic Requirements

MY GOD [choose at least one section]

I His Plan to Save Me

     A Create a story chart showing the order in which these stories took place:

  • Noah
  • Abraham
  • Moses
  • David
  • Daniel

     B Make a diorama, poem or song about one of the stories above to show someone how to live for God

II His Message to Me

Find, memorise and explain three Bible verses about living for Jesus

  • Exodus 20:11-17
  • Philippians 2:13
  • Philippians 4:13
  • 1 John 2: 1,2
  • Jude 24

III His Power in My Life

     A Spend a regular quiet time with Jesus to talk with Him and learn about Him

     B Work with an adult to choose one thing in your life that you would like to improve. With Jesus’ help, pray, plan and work together to reach your goal

Helping Hand My God Requirements

MY SELF [choose at least one section]

I. I am Special

     A List some special interests and abilities God has given you

     B Demonstrate and share your talent by earning one of the Adventurer Awards that allow expressions    

        of personal talents

II. I Can Make Wise Choices

     A Learn the steps of good decision making

     B Use them to solve two real-life problems

III. I Can Care For My Body

     Earn the Hygiene Adventurer Award

Helping Hand My Self Requirements

MY FAMILY [choose at least one section]

I. I Have A Family

     Make a family flag or banner

     Collect stories or photographs about your family history

II. Families Care For Each Other

     Help plan a special family worship, family night or family outing

III. My Family Helps Me Care For Myself

     Earn an Adventurer Award, not previously earned, in one of the following areas:

     Crafts, Indoor Skills, Outdoor Skills

Helping Hand My Family Requirements

MY WORLD [choose at least one section]

I. The World Of Friends

     Earn the Caring Friend Adventurer Award

II. The World Of Other People

     Choose a world culture to study. Find a way to share Jesus’ love with some of the people of that


III. The World Of Nature

     Earn the Environmentalist Adventurer Award

Helping Hand My World Requirements

Little Lamb Stars

Little Fish Diamonds

Busy Bee Class Awards

Sunbeam Class Awards

Builder Class Awards

Helping Hand Awards