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== External links ==
== External links ==
* [ Program Updates - 2014 and Beyond] page on the BSA site.
* [ Venturing Awards] page on the BSA site.
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Revision as of 12:48, August 24, 2014

Venturing Award

Venturing program level I award.
Created: 2014
Award Focus: Joining
Discovery Award

The Venturing Award is the first Venturing program level award similar to the Scout badge joining requirements. The first step in any journey is the courage to begin. At this level, the new crew member makes their commitment to join and move forward into the experience of Venturing.

Award key points
  • Joining level
  • Initial participation
  • Commit to crew and ideals
  • Induction into crew
Award intended outcomes
  • Commitment to a new experience
  • BSA training on personal safety

Venturers may earn program level awards:

Venturing Award
Discovery Award
Pathfinder Award
Summit Award
Expert-level awards

In addition Venturers may earn expert-level awards:


Venturing Award requirements

The Venturing Award appears to have contradictory requirements that are simultaneously published by BSA national. This article will be updated when the 2014 Handbook for Venturers is available.

From 2014 Program Updates: ALPS Program Model and Requirements. 220-855, 2014 Printing

  1. Participate in a crew activity outside of a crew meeting.
  2. Participate in an interview conducted by your crew president and your Advisor.
  3. Complete Personal Safety Awareness training.
  4. State intention to join the crew during a crew induction ceremony.

From New Venturing Awards Tracking Sheet. Downloadable spreadsheet on the Venturing Awards page on the BSA site.

  1. Participate in a crew activity outside of a crew meeting.
  2. Participate in an interview conducted by your crew president and your Advisor.
  3. State intention to join the crew during crew induction ceremony.
  4. State your intention to join the crew by participating in an induction ceremony, during which you repeat and commit to live by the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, and the Venturing motto: Lead the Adventure.

Venturing Award requirements

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Program level awards may be earned after May 2014; Venturers joining after this time begin with the Venturing Award. Venturers registered before May 2014 begin with the Discovery Award.

Requirement resources

  • Venturing Investiture Ceremony on the BSA site. This investiture ceremony is a sample induction ceremony available on Crews are encouraged to develop a there own ceremony. The focus of the ceremony is to ask a young adult to voluntarily commit to living by the ideals of Scouting and to freely join the World Scout Movement.

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