Tag: Venturing


Venturing tips for packing for jamboree

Packing For Jamboree, Venturing Style

Hey fellow Scouts! With Jamboree just around the corner, I am sure you all are getting anxious to start packing. I know I am! We covered packing when the jamboree duffel was unveiled, but it’s…

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Rock on!

Teach Me to Climb

Since climbing is a fun, yet somewhat risky activity with much to learn in order to keep everyone safe, these Scouts completed the training in just under 18 long hours of both vigorous studying of the Climb On Safely rules and hands-on training on their tower.

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Climbing In The New River Gorge

In earlier segments of this Venturing to the Summit series, we watched as members from Venturing Crews 32 and 44 from North Carolina worked and played in and around the New River Gorge.

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Taking On The New River’s Rapids

In this edition of Adventures in Service: Venturing to the Summit, Crew members learned the basics of paddling, boat handling and safety from local West Virginia whitewater guides.

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Behold, The Mark Of The Z!

What Is Patrol Z?You might not have known it, but a lot of the stories, photos and videos you see here on this site were thought up, created and edited by Scouts and Venturers just like you.

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Adventures In Service, Part 2

It’s Climb Time

Crew 5.14 put down the tools and picked up the gear in the second installment of Adventures in Service. With their new appreciation for the New River Gorge sandstone, Venturers climbed some of the rock…

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3 Very Good Reasons Why We Need Patrol Z

It is clearly evident that Scouting needs an outlet by which Scouts and Venturers can tell their own stories from their own perspectives using their own voices. Enter Patrol Z. A promotional video was introduced…

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Old Lines, New Shine

Old Lines, New Shine

There are plenty of climbs in the New River Gorge in need of a little TLC and it’s no surprise. Most were established well before many of the Scouts reading this were born. Old routes…

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