Pathfinder Award

venturing pathfinder awardThe Pathfinder award is the third level award in the award system for Venturers. This award emphasizes leadership, responsibility, planning, goal development, and training.

Venturers complete the Discovery award first, and then move on to this award.

Printable helps for requirements:

Printable requirements for Pathfinder Award

Printable checkoff sheet for Pathfinder Award

Printable note sheet for Pathfinder Award

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Fall Fun Rally 2014

In a couple of weeks, our crew is going to Fall Fun Rally. This annual event, which started 41 years ago in the Greater St. Louis Area Council, claims to be the largest annual gathering of Venturers and Explorers.

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Swimming Area at Swift Base

Swift Explorer Base

Since I often do reviews when I go camping, I thought I’d do an article about some of our experiences at John S. Swift Explorer Base. Swift is located at S -F Scout Ranch near Farmington, Missouri.

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Sailing at Swift Base

Camping at Swift Base

Swift offers weeks of summer camp for Venturers and Explorers. Activities include water skiing, tubing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, ropes challenge courses, horseback riding, mountain biking, rifle shooting, and archery.

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