What are the ranks of Venturing?
Venturing Awards and Advancement
- Rank Advancement. These ranks (Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder, and Summit) serve as benchmarks along a Venturer’s journey.
- Specialty Awards. Venturers are encouraged to explore their interests and passions.
- Leadership Awards.
What is the highest rank in Venturing?
The highest rank in Venturing, Summit, goes to those Venturers who have matured in their personal direction, skills, and life competencies, and who have accepted the responsibility to mentor others and serve their communities in a lasting way.
What is a Venturing crew?
A Venture crew is the same as a Boy Scouts troop, but with a larger focus on high-adventure activities, first aid, and leadership training. It is only one of two co-ed scouting programs, and since Venturing crews are typically smaller, Venturers also do more personal events, like a game night or bowling.
Can a venture scout earn Eagle?
Can a Venturer or Sea Scout earn the Eagle Scout award? Yes. Any youth (boy or girl) who earns First Class rank in Scouts BSA may transfer primary membership to Venturing or Sea Scouts and continue to work on Eagle Scout requirements.
How long does it take to earn the Summit Award?
Check the rank requirements – you’ll need 6 months in a leadership position for each Pathfinder and Summit. If you stay focused I don’t see why it can’t be earned in 2 years for an active crew. Venturers have up to age 21 to get their Summit Award unlike boy scouts which is 18.
Do Venturers earn merit badges?
It is important for Venturing and Sea Scout leaders to understand that Boy Scout advancement procedures must be followed. So eligible Venturers or Sea Scouts who are working on Boy Scout advancement (but not Venturers or Sea Scouts who are not doing so) may earn and be awarded merit badges.
Can you earn Eagle in Venturing?
Venturing – The Eagle Scout rank can be earned as a Venturer. The Scout must achieve the First Class rank in a traditional troop to continue the rest of the requirements in a Venturing crew.
Do Sea Scouts still exist?
Sea Scout units–called ships–are established all across the country on oceans, bays, rivers, and lakes. They provide limitless opportunities and exciting challenges that you won’t ﬁnd anywhere else. Sea Scouts is a place to grow and learn, ﬁnd adventure, and build long lasting friendships.
What is a Venturer’s rank?
These ranks (Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder, and Summit) serve as benchmarks along a Venturer’s journey. They follow the Venturing ALPS program model, which provides a framework for a dynamic program of Adventure, Leadership, Personal growth, and Service. They are designed to work with crews of any specialization. LEARN MORE
What is the Venturing Leadership Award?
The Venturing program is designed to develop those who participate in it into experienced leaders. To recognize those who have shown exceptional dedication and service to the program, the Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) and the Unit Leader Award of Merit were created. LEARN MORE
What are the different types of Venturing awards?
The Ranger Award, Quest Award, TRUST Award, and Nova Awards allow Venturers to discover the outdoors, sports, their faith, and science respectively. LEARN MORE The Venturing program is designed to develop those who participate in it into experienced leaders.
What can I expect during my venturing experience?
Right from the beginning of your Venturing experience, you will learn about Venturing, what the crew does, what to expect from your experiences with the crew, and making a commitment to the principles of Venturing. The first level of recognition marks your commitment to join and move forward into the adventure of Venturing.