To the End of the Trail

In Maine’s wilderness, a Pennsylvania Venturing crew tackles the final 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail, finishing with a climb to the top of Mount Katahdin, the trail’s northern terminus.

Race to Adventure

Venturers and Varsity Scouts tackle canoeing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and backpacking to clock the fastest time in a race to adventure.

Where Riding Works Wonders

Members of a Maryland special-needs Venturing crew sample a remarkably effective program known as ‘therapeutic horseback riding.’

Scouters share the value of a troop Venture patrol

E.A. says his troop’s Scoutmaster was reluctant to start a Venture patrol because he feared it would reduce the number of available boy leaders. How, he asks, do you convince Scoutmasters that Venture patrols keep older Scouts in Scouting?

What to do when older Scouts just want to hang out

Scouter S.C.’s troop tries to keep older Scouts busy teaching skills to younger boys, but a few just want to hang out with their friends. He’s looking for suggestions to keep these older Scouts engaged in the troop program.

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