Venturing Archives: Quest Award Elective - History and Heritage of Sports
History and Heritage of Sports (Quest Award elective) requirements
Do all of the following:
Study the history of the Olympic movement. Learn when and how it started.
When did the United States Olympic movement start?
When did the winter Olympics start and where?
What were the initial games in both summer and winter Olympics?
In what Olympic years were there no Olympics and why?
Pick a sport you have an interest in and learn the history of that particular sport.
Who started the sport and why?
How has the sport changed since its beginning?
What new equipment has been developed to make the sport more efficient?
Make a presentation on what you learned in requirements 1 and 2 above to your crew or a pack, troop, other youth group, retirement home, etc.
Venturing Quest Award Venturing is all about letting teens explore what interests them and achieving the aims of Scouting at the same time. The Quest award provides recognition for Venturers who pursue an interest in sports.
BSA Methods - Teaching Others The methods of Scouting are the ways that Scouting's aims of developing character, citizenship, and fitness in youth are achieved. One of the methods for Venturers is “teaching others”. Teaching others is the best way to really acquire deep knowledge of an area. By sharing their skills with others, Venturers retain their knowledge better and provide service to others