Tag Archives: Summit Award

By Darryl Alder
Jun 03, 2016

Venturing Leadership Module: Mentoring

As the new Venturing program rolled out last year, Venturers asked for leadership courses. Three were developed including: Goal_Setting_and Time_Management Mentoring Project Management This series will introduce you to each, this post we move on to mentoring and will evaluate mentoring as it relates to the Venturing program by explaining the benefits of mentoring, describing how to maintain a quality mentoring […]

Venturing Leader Specific Training
By Darryl Alder
Feb 12, 2016

Venturing Leader Specific Training Part 5: Program Emphasis and Awards

You can read other parts of this blog series here: Part 1: The Aims and Methods Part 2: Crew Leadership Part 3: Understanding Venturers Part 4: Advisor Responsibilities Part 6: Annual Program Planning Part 7: Summary and Wrap-up In this post we describe the Venturing areas of program emphasis and how they lead to a solid, balanced program. We will also […]

By Boy Scouts of America
May 01, 2015

Venturing Summit Award Service Project Workbook Released

Requirement 8 for the new Venturing Summit Award instructs candidates to plan and conduct a service project as described in the Venturing Summit Award Service Project Workbook, No. 512-938. The workbook, posted at www.scouting.org/advancement, is ready for use, and provides the additional detail candidates must understand to fulfill the requirement. Before work on a project […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Feb 06, 2015

Venturing Program Changes Frequently Asked Questions

In an effort to address declining membership, confusion about awards, and a need for increased support in every level of Scouting, the Boy Scouts of America introduced some changes to the Venturing program in 2014. These included adopting the Scout Oath and Scout Law, a new core Venturing program and recognition, new resources, enhanced youth […]