• VenturingFest 2018
  • 24th World Scout Jamboree
  • 2018 Minnesota State Fair
  • 2018 Council Sporting Clays Classic
  • 2018 Venturing Shindig
  • 2018 Spring University of Scouting

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Venturing Calendar

2018 Grey Wolf Week 1
2018 Grey Wolf Week 2
2018 Grey Wolf Week 3
2018 Grey Wolf Week 4
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Venturers do challenging, high adventure activities (like rock climbing, sailing, and hiking), as well as community service, building leadership, teamwork and socialization skills.

Venturing Adminstration

Get Trained

Advancement and Awards for Venturing

Journey 2.0

Guidepost 1: Program Year Review and Reflection

Review and reflect, with your Unit Commissioner, on the results your crew obtained the previous program year by April 30

Crew Review and Reflection Planning

Guidepost 2: Plan and Fund Your Program

Review with your Unit Commissioner a youth-developed program and funding plan for your crew/ship. Complete by Aug 31.

Crew Program Planning

Crew Budget Planning

Guidepost 3: Communicate Your Program

Review with your Unit Commissioner a youth-developed plan to communicate your program to families throughout the program year. Complete by Aug 31.

Crew Communication Planning

Guidepost 4: Basic Adult and Youth Leader Training

  • Fully Trained* Advisor and Committee Chair no later than Oct 31
  • 80%+ Assistant Advisors fully trained* no later than Oct 31
  • Present one Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC) course by Oct 15 each calendar year

*A fully trained adult leader must have position specific training AND youth protection training.

Crew Basic Leader Training

Guidepost 5: Advanced Adult and Youth Leader Training

  • Have at least one Wood Badge trained** direct contact leader or Sea Badge trained leader no later than Oct 31.
  • Have at least one Grey Wolf/NYLT or Kodiak Challenge trained youth leader complete the course each year no later than Oct 31.

** “Wood Badge trained” qualifies if the adult leader has completed Wood Badge in the last 10 years. For recent Wood Badge participants the coursework must be complete, but the individual may still be working on the practical (Ticket) component.

Crew Advanced Leader Training