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  • *Venturing Recognition

  • Recognition / Awards / RanksVenturing Bronze Award Venturing Gold Award Venturing Silver Award Venturing Ranger Award Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award Quest Award TRUST Award Venturing Leadership Award

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  • *Awards

  • Boy Scout Ranks

  • Earning your Eagle in a CrewEligibility remains the sameFirst Class Scout

    Earned as a Boy Scout or Varsity ScoutRequirements remain the sameLeadership position in the crew

  • Earning your Eagle in a CrewScout rank must have board of reviewMay be troop, team, or crew / ship3-6 committee membersNo advisors, assistants, relativesPurposesWork has been learned and completedWhat kind of experience youth having?Encourage advancement to next rankNot an examination, 15 minutes maxEagle board follows council procedures

  • BronzeThere are five bronze awards open to VenturersOutdoor BronzeSea Scout BronzeSports BronzeArts and Hobbies BronzeReligion and Community Bronze

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  • RangerEight core requirementsFour of 18 elective requirements Demonstrate high degree of outdoor proficiencyResource for Venturers and ScoutsVenturers can work up to the requirements*

  • Life SkillsFirst Aid is extremely useful for any person to knowCommunication skills are important for every job, and for working in group situationsEmergency preparedness is important, as shown by the recent Hurricane Sandy

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  • Scholarshipshttp://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/science/wildlife.htmA list of scholarships that are based around wildlife, wildlife biology, and Outdoorsmanship

    http://collegeprowler.com/scholarships/interest/outdoors/college scholarships for outdoors

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  • QuestCore requirementsSports Bronze AwardSport Safety TrainingFitness for LifeFitness assessmentSport disciplines*One electiveHistory / heritage sportsSports nutritionDrug-free sportCommunicationsHistory / heritage of disabled sports movement

  • Life SkillsTeenagers can be tempted to try drugs by friends or other peers, the Sports Bronze Award and Quest Award show them the consequences of using drugsThis can help anyone interest in a career in sports or sports managementProvides a supplement to taking part in sports

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  • Scholarshipshttp://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/education/sports-scholarships-nonathletes/Sports scholarships for non-athletes

    http://www.athleticscholarships.net/Information about sports scholarships

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  • Trust AwardTending Your Beliefs (first requirement)Religious BronzeReligious EmblemRespecting Beliefs of OthersUnderstanding Other CulturesServing Your CommunitySignificant service projectTransforming Our Society*

  • Life SkillsLearn about religion and how it affects your lifePursue understanding and knowledge of other culturesResolving conflictsReligion in the context of the BSA

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  • Scholarshipshttp://www.scholarships4students.com/religious_scholarships.htm

    https://www.mycollegeoptions.org/scholarship-search-by-religion.aspx

    Scholarships listed by religion

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  • Quartermaster Award*For Sea ScoutsSee the Sea Scout Manual, Ch. 3

  • Life SkillsHelps teach people about running a shipEspecially for teens looking for a career in the Navy or where they would be on a ship/running on a ship

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  • Scholarshipshttp://www.boatus.com/colleges/scholarships.aspMarine and naval scholarships

    http://www.scholarshipstats.com/sailing.htmlColleges with strong sailing teams/programs

    http://collegeprowler.com/scholarships/sports/sailing/

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  • Scholarshipshttp://www.financialaidfinder.com/student-scholarship-search/scholarships-hobbies-interests/scholarships-unusual-talents-hobbies/Scholarships for unusual hobbies

    http://www.ehow.com/info_12054759_scholarships-hobbies.htmlScholarships for normal and abnormal hobbies

    http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/Scholarships for artists

    http://www.cas.unt.edu/advising/scholarshipsScholarships for Arts & Sciences,as well as general Arts

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  • GoldAny one Bronze Award12 months tenureLeadership roleParticipate in a district (or higher) eventPersonal growth in six experience areasLead two crew activity projectsRecite Venturing OathThree letters of recommendationCrew review*

  • Gold Crew ReviewRequired for Gold and Silver AwardsRequired for all Sea Scout ranksCompletion paperwork to Advisor / SkipperCrew president (with Advisor) appoints review committee of 4-6 Venturers and adultsReview determines if person grew as a result of the experienceAdvancement report to council office*

  • Life SkillsTeaches Venturers to be better leadersGets them involved in Scouting at a greater level

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  • Scholarshipshttp://alumni.berkeley.edu/services/scholarships/leadership-award

    http://www.scholarships4school.com/leadership-scholarships.html

    http://www.washington.edu/uaa/mge/apply/leadership/

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  • Silver Award At least one Bronze AwardGold AwardEmergency Preparedness (First Aid, CPR, Safe Swim Defense)Demonstrate leadershipIncluding ILSC CourseParticipate in Ethics in ActionCrew review*

  • Life SkillsLeadershipEthicsInvolvement*

  • Scholarshipshttp://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2011/07/28/6-college-scholarships-that-award-leadership

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  • Venturing Leadership AwardVENTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDPresented by Councils, Regions and National Council to Venturers who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing

    ADVISOR AWARD of MERITRecognizes Advisor / Skipper for outstanding ability to work with youth. Nominated by crew president and committee chairman

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  • Recognition is not mandatoryScouts can choose to go after the awards they want

    Activities done for awards in Venturing can be used to earn other awards or scholarships

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  • Other AwardsHonor Medal

    Heroism Medal

    Medal of MeritHornaday Award

    Conservation Good Turn

    50-Miler

  • Young American AwardFor outstanding college students ages 19 through 25 who have achieved excellence in the fields of art, athletics, business, community service, education, government, humanities, literature, music, religion, and science; and have given service to their community, state, and/or country.

  • High Adventure BasesPhilmont

    Sea Base

    Northern Tier

  • Water Sports BadgesBoardsailing

    BSA Lifeguard

    Kayaking

    Mile SwimScuba

    Snorkeling

    Long Cruise

  • OtherQuality Unit

    Historic Trails

    Paul BunyanInterpreter Strip

    Jamboree

    Venturing Shooting Sports

  • Non-Scouting AwardsCongressional Gold AwardPrudential Spirit of Community AwardPresidents Gold Award

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  • Questions, go here and the current Area 5 Venturing Cabinet will help you in any way they can!

    Introduction: This course is for youth and adult leaders to explain the various awards in Venturing, the life skills that are earned through them, and the scholarships that can be gained.Objectives: To explain the various awards in VenturingTo present the life skills that could be learned while earning Venturing recognitionTo show some scholarships that can be earned using the same activities for the Venturing recognitionPreparation: Make sure to have a projector and computer to display the powerpoint. It may be helpful to have some of the awards with you, displayed on a shirt or on a board if possible. Have out any fliers or promotional materials for upcoming recognition earning events. Get the contact information of any participants in the training, so they can be emailed more information about Venturing recognition and other activities.

    **Venturing Program and RecognitionRecognitionRecognition/AwardsVenturing Bronze Award Venturing Gold Award Venturing Silver Award Venturing Ranger Award Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award Quest Award TRUST Award Shooting Sports Outstanding Achievement Award Youth Leadership Award

    **Note that Eagle Scout is separate

    Achievement begins with Bronze AwardProceed to Gold Award (12 months minimum)Complete the Silver Award (about 18 months total)And/orSea Scouting/QuartermasterOutdoor/RangerSports/QuestReligious & Community Life/TRUST(Note: BSA considers only Eagle, Silver and Quartermaster as highest awards. Ranger, Quest and TRUST are technical proficiency awards.)

    **Note that Eagle Scout is separate

    Achievement begins with Bronze AwardProceed to Gold Award (12 months minimum)Complete the Silver Award (about 18 months total)And/orSea Scouting/QuartermasterOutdoor/RangerSports/QuestReligious & Community Life/TRUST(Note: BSA considers only Eagle, Silver and Quartermaster as highest awards. Ranger, Quest and TRUST are technical proficiency awards.)

    ** Eligibility remains the sameFirst Class ScoutEarned as a Boy Scout or Varsity Scout Requirements remain the sameLeadership position in the crew

    Leadership positions are president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer (boatswain, boatswains mate, yeoman, purser, storekeeper)

    The youth needs to have earned the Life rank after January 1, 2007 in order to use Crew Den Chief, Crew Historian, Crew Guide, or Crew Quartermaster to meet his leadership position requirements for the Eagle Scout rank. References:Venturer Handbook, p. 64 BSHB, p. 424 of 12/98 printing

    **Male Venturers attaining the ranks of Star or Life or Eagle Palm must appear before a board of review. The board of review may be conducted by the troop or the crew if the young man is registered in both units.The board of review consists of at least three and not more than six members of the troop or crew committee.