Adult Training

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Fast Start Guide

This training comes with optional delivery formats. It illustrates how using the Venturing program planning process can get a Venturing crew up and running and off to a successful start.

· CD-ROM self training

· Illustrated guide [PDF]

· Web-based training

Venturing Leader Specific Training (Basic Training)

This basic course explains Venturing to all adults new to Venturing. There are five sessions: Here’s Venturing, Understanding and Protecting Youth, Leadership and Organization, Awards and Recogniation, and Resources and Program Planning. These sessions may be offered at one time or individually. It usually takes about 5 hours to complete. This course is required for the Advisor Key and Venturing Advisor Training Awards. The course uses syllabus No. 33491

Venturing Leadership Skills Course

This syllabus is designed to be used by Advisors to teach leadership skills to all Venturers in the crew. Nine leadership modules each begin with an activity and follow with a reflection. Completion of this course is a requirement for the Venturing Silver Award, and conducting the course is a requirement for the Venturing Advisor Award of Merit.

Powder Horn

High-adventure resource training designed to introduce and expose Venturing and Boy Scout adult unit leaders to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/high-adventure unit-level program.

Youth Protection Guideline: Training for Adult Venturing Leaders

This training provides an overview of the developmental transition experienced by young people of Venturing age and how those transitions relate to the personal safety concerns of the Venturing program.