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.


Grunt, Sweat, and Glide

The Oakland Strokes, a group of 140 Venturers in the BSA’s Piedmont Council, have a 33-year history of rowing four- and eight-person shells. Their exhaustive practice regimen and backbreaking determination have garnered regional, national, and international championships