Venturing Program

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==Purpose==
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'''Venturing''' is a program of the [[Boy Scouts of America]]. It is available to young men and women under the age of 21 who meet any of the following qualifications:
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Venturing is a program for young men and women who are at least 14 years of age (and have completed the eighth grade), but not yet 21. It provides options for young adults who are looking for rugged high adventure or challenging sporting activities and still want to be a part of a Scouting program that offers the advancement opportunities and values of the Boy Scouts of America.
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== The basic advancement system ==
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:'''Prior participation in [[Boy Scouting]] or [[Varsity Scouting]] is not required.'''
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Venturing is program is designed for young adults who are looking for rugged high adventure or challenging sporting activities and still want to be a part of a Scouting program that offers the advancement opportunities and values of the Boy Scouts of America.
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== Advancement and recognition ==
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=== The basic advancement system ===
[[Venturing Bronze Award]]
[[Venturing Bronze Award]]
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[[Venturing Silver Award]]
[[Venturing Silver Award]]
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== Expert-level awards ==
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=== Expert-level awards ===
[[Quest Award]]
[[Quest Award]]
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[[Ranger Award]]
[[Ranger Award]]
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==== Ranger Award core requirements ====
:1. Standard First Aid
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'''Ranger Award elective requirements '''
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==== Ranger Award elective requirements ====
:1. Backpacking
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== Other awards ==
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=== Other awards ===
* [[Venturing Shooting Sports Outstanding Achievement Award]]
* [[Venturing Shooting Sports Outstanding Achievement Award]]

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Venturing is a program of the Boy Scouts of America. It is available to young men and women under the age of 21 who meet any of the following qualifications:

  • are at least 14 years old
AND
  • have completed the 8th grade.
Prior participation in Boy Scouting or Varsity Scouting is not required.

Venturing is program is designed for young adults who are looking for rugged high adventure or challenging sporting activities and still want to be a part of a Scouting program that offers the advancement opportunities and values of the Boy Scouts of America.

Contents

Advancement and recognition

The basic advancement system

Venturing Bronze Award

Venturing Gold Award

Venturing Silver Award

Expert-level awards

Quest Award

TRUST Award

Ranger Award

Ranger Award core requirements

1. Standard First Aid
2. Wilderness Survival
3. Communications
4. Leave No Trace
5. Cooking
6. Land Navigation
7. Emergency Preparedness
8. Convservation

Ranger Award elective requirements

1. Backpacking
2. Cave Exploration
3. Cycleing/Mountain Biking
4. Ecology
5. Equestrian
6. First Aid
7. Fishing
8. Hunting
9. Lifesaver
10. Mountaineering
11. Outdoor Living History
12. Physical Fitness
13. Plants and Wildlife
14. Project COPE
15. Scuba Certifciation
16. Watercraft
17. Winter Sports

Other awards

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