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Venturing

Venturers do challenging, high adventure activities (like rock climbing, sailing, and hiking), as well as community service, building leadership, teamwork and socialization skills.

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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 once the adult leader completes the Wood Badge coursework and is working on, but may not have completed, the practical (Ticket) component.

Crew Advanced Leader Training