This manual explains what Venturing is and how it works to
adult advisors and crew officers. It provides crew leaders
with all the necessary information on program planning,
leadership resources, and policies. It includes a helpful
"How-To" section, 130 pages of program ideas, the Venturing
Reference Guide, and all of the requirements for the
Venturing Bronze, Gold and Silver Awards. No. 34655B
This handbook is designed to be an individual Venturer's
handbook. It provides all the requirements for the Bronze,
Gold, and Silver awards, including progress records and
applications. It helps define Venturing to a youth member.
It describes how a crew operates and the leadership to ensure
success. No. 33493
This syllabus is designed to be used by crew Advisors to
teach leadership skills to all Venturers in the crew. It
is a series of leadership modules divided into four categories:
vision, communication, organization, and synergism. Each module
is introduced by an activity and followed by reflection.
Completion of this course is a requirement for the Venturing
Silver Award and conducting the course is a requirement for
the Venturing Advisor Award of Merit. No. 34340A
This very colorful chart shows each of the requirements
for the Bronze, Gold, Silver, Ranger and Quartermaster
awards and provides room to keep track of each Venturers
achievements. No. 34199
A 22" x 34" recruiting poster entitled,"Are You Ready For This?"
To be displayed whereever teenagers hang out. Space is provided
to personalize with specific information. No. 33486
A 8 « " x 11" recruiting flyer entitled "Are You Ready For This?"
Space is provided to customize with specific information. To be
distributed to individuals in a school and church. No. 33485
(see description of 25-019 on 25-200)
For unit-serving executives and district volunteers who will
be selling Venturing. Gives tips and techniques on how to
prepare for and effectively sell the program to the head of
a potential chartered organization.
This video is for unit serving executives and new-unit
organizing volunteers to use with step two of the Venturing
new crew organizational process and for briefing the organizing
committee appointed by the head of the chartered organization.
This video for adult leaders in the Boy Scout troop explains
how Venturing works and how it relates to the troop. See how
it strengthens the troop while giving older boys, especially
Eagle Scouts, additional challenges and values.
This video is for religious leaders whose organizations
are considering organizing a Venturing crew. It provides
several testimonials from religious leaders around the
country and describes the mission of Venturing and how it
can compliment an existing religious youth group.
This training syllabus is designed to be used by Council
and district Venturing training committees to introduce
adult Venturing crew leaders to the basic information needed
to operate a crew. The training offers five sessions:
Here's Venturing, Understanding and Protecting Youth,
Leadership and Organization, Awards and Recognition, and
Resources and Program Planning. Session #2 includes both
Venturing youth protection tapes. This training is designed
to be completed in five hours. No. 33491C
This video explains the Venturing program, and details
the leadership roles of crew Advisors and Venturing youth
officers. This video can also be used in group recruiting
programs. This video is also included in the Adult Venturing
Leader Basic Training.
This booklet illustrates how using the Venturing program planning process can get a Venturing crew up and running and off to a successful start. It also provides information about training youth officers. This 23-page booklet is designed to be reproduced locally to help orient new crew advisors and officers. No. 25-878
The Venturing Roundtable Guide provides the information for the Venturing break out session of a district's Roundtable. It is the manual for a Venturing Roundtable Commissioner and staff to help with planning and administering a full year of exciting Roundtable meetings for Venturing crew adult and youth leaders. It contains sections on "HowTo", Activities/Games, and Program Features. No. 34342
This video presentation is designed for Professionals to give them an overview of the Venturing program. It includes testimonials and selling points. It should be used to orient all professionals about Venturing.
This is a half-hour training for Venturing leaders that provides an overview of the developmental transitions experienced by young people of Venturing age and how those transitions relate to the personal safety concerns of the Venturing program. It will help to ensure that Venturing crews conduct their programs with the personal safety of crew members in mind.
This video is a presentation for any young person in the 14-20 age range. It is a series of four vignettes dealing with the issues of acquaintance rape, Internet safety, stalking, and peer sexual harassment. Each scenario is followed by instructions for local group discussions. This video is segmented for flexibility in a class or meeting venue.
More Information on Philmont Courses
Powder Horn is a new training opportunity designed to expose Venturing adult leaders to activities and resources available to operate a successful Venturing Ranger program.
It helps Venturing leaders and Scouters to safely conduct outdoor activities of a fun and challenging nature.
It provides an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully lead Venturers through a program of high adventure. It familiarizes the Advisor with the Ranger program so that Venturers can meet the requirements of the Ranger Award.
All Powder Horn courses require regional approval. For information about the course nearest you, contact your local council or the website.
This is a manual for professionals and volunteers describing how to implement Venturing into a traditional district. It provides specific information on membership, commissioner service, roundtables, training, advancement, program, finance and Sea Scouting.
Information Provided by Venturing Divison, National Office
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