The go-to book for every Venturer.
Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are age 14 through age 20 (or age 13 and have completed the eighth grade). Venturing’s purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Learn More
A great tool for any Venturing leader, from novice to seasoned advisor. The handbook guides Venturing leaders, committee members, and CORs toward a successful crew. Includes information on Venturing Basics, Methods of Venturing and Areas of Program Emphasis, and Program Resources and Administration.
It also answers questions such as:
● What are the responsibilities of adult advisors and youth leaders?
● How will being an Advisor benefit me or others?
● How do I support youth as they plan a fun program that fulfills their goals and interests?
● Where can I get practical help for things that we need to do in our crew?
Three-hole-punched for convenience. Measures approximately 8½" x 11".
Nationally, Religious and Community Life crews form the largest population in Venturing. Following in the tradition of the Quartermaster, Ranger, and Quest awards, a similar, challenging award program has therefore been created for Venturing's religious life emphasis. The TRUST Award is a unique opportunity for the youth of Venturing. This handbook details the background and requirements for Venturing's TRUST Award for religious and community life. Learn More
This colorful, interactive and self-guided training session is designed for the brand new Venturing adult, who should review it within 48 hours of joining the program. The session covers basic information about crew formation, program methods, resources, leadership roles, advancement, uniforming and much more. Viewers are encouraged to have a Venturing Leader Manual, No. D34655D, on hand as a reference. Learn More