Venturing Archives: Gold Award Requirement 5 - Personal Growth
For personal growth, a candidate might
a. Complete a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course or an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course.
b. Plan and carry out a personal exercise program over a four-month period, i.e., jogging, running, swimming, weight reduction, or physical conditioning.
c. Practice for, and attain, the Presidential Physical Fitness Award.
d. Complete a reading program of the scriptures, classic literature, historical series, etc.
e. Serve for six months as a reading counselor for a child with reading problems.
f. Visit a nursing home on a regular basis over a four-month period to help write letters or to read to patients or provide personalized services.
Messengers of Peace The Boy Scouts of America joined the Messengers of Peace initiative in 2012. This program encourages Scouts around the world to work for peace by being a positive force in their communities.
Venturing Gold Award Requirements The Venturing Gold Award was developed to recognize the significant accomplishment in a Scout's life in a broad spectrum of activities.
Helps and Requirements for the Venturing Gold Award The Venturing Gold Award was developed to recognize the significant accomplishment in a Scout's life in a broad spectrum of activities.