Watercraft Ranger Elective

Venturing Ranger Award

To earn complete the Watercraft elective for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must learn to safely operate a paddle craft, board sail, or sailboat.

Printable helps for requirements:

Printable requirements for Watercraft Ranger Elective

Printable checkoff sheet for Watercraft Ranger Elective

Printable note sheet for Watercraft Ranger Elective

Table Top Display

Tips for a Great Table Top Display

Table top displays are a way to show off a hobby, collection, event, or other project. Or you can showcase your unit’s program. As part of the Hobbies Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts, table top displays are used in a hobby fair to show of each Scout’s particular hobby. In addition, for several of […]

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Lifesaver

Water Rescue Methods

Since I am focusing on an aquatics theme this month, I thought I’d post about water rescue methods. These are methods used to rescue someone who is in trouble in the water. You will see these methods throughout the BSA programs from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts to Venturing.

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Lifesaver

BSA Swim Test

The BSA swim test is used to determine ability level so that participants can swim in an area which is appropriate for them.

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Teaching

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 […]

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Safety Afloat

Safety Afloat

Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.

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