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?

Leaders

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.

Advancement & Awards

The Nature of Leadership

The lure of Alaska’s Yukon River is the hook Venturing uses to teach teens management skills in the nature of leadership.