Venturer Activities

A Rugged Adventure

Underwater and overland, older Scouts and Venturers discover challenging new programs at Catalina Island’s Camp Emerald Bay.

Venturer Activities

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.

Venturer Activities

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.

Boy Scout activities

The Keys to High Adventure

The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base offers fun and excitement for Venturers and older Scouts.

Boy Scout activities

Where Riding Works Wonders

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

Venturer Activities

A Journey to Lifelong Health and Fitness

Teenagers who earn Venturing’s Quest Award can improve their diet and nutrition, develop teaching skills, and discover a sport they can play for the rest of their lives.

Boy Scout Leadership

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?