Advancement & Awards

Venturing celebrates 20th birthday

Hey, Venturing! You’re 20 years old this year! That’s old enough for just about any activity a crew wants to learn about and enjoy.

Boy Scout activities

Tracking Trinkets and Treasure

Geocaching, an Internet-based hide-and-seek adventure, is as challenging as most video games. But you play it in the great outdoors.

Boy Scout activities

A Wisconsin Winter Weekend

Boy Scouts and Venturers learn the basics of cold-weather camping during a weekend of hiking, cross-country skiing, and sleeping inside snow caves.

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.