The Venturing Officers' Association works to promote and support the Venturing Program in the council. Its officers are Venturers invested in Venturing and Sea Scouts throughout the council.
Venturing Leadership Awards - Application Deadline is 30.November.2016
The Venturing Leadership Award is presented by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to Venturers and Venturing Advisors who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
Course Dates: November 4-6 and 11-13, 2016
More information is available here.
The National Sea Scout Committee has received many questions regarding the effects of the Sea Scout Resolution. These quesions have been answered in this Frequently Asked Question Fact Sheet.
The new online learning portal for Venturing has been released in the BSA Learn Center, and starting is as simple as firing up your web browser.
As an alternative to classroom training at the local council, this portal is the latest in a series of Scouting U updates, which allows volunteers to complete their leader specific training completely online.
The training content for Venturing comprises of 14 e-learning modules and are broken into three easy-to-follow learning plans: Before the First Meeting, First 30 Days, and Position Trained. Whether you are taking Venturing training for the first time or just need a refresher, you can explore specific topics such as how to plan an event, selecting officers, annual program planning, and even how to interact with young adults. All modules range from 6 to 17 minutes in length, allowing Venturing volunteers to be position specific trained in approximately 2 ½ hours!
To access the BSA Learn Center, login to my.scouting.org and click on the Position Specific Training graphic on right side of your screen. For assistance, please contact the Member Care Contact Center at (972)580-2489 or email@example.com.
November 30, 2016
Want to join the VOA?
Join us to assist in spreading the word about Venturing and Sea Scouts, planning quarterly Venturing activities, and have fun with follow Scouts!
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