This is not an academic or theoretical book on youth leadership. It is a relentlessly practical guide on how to effectively guide teens to become leaders.
Venturing Archives: Silver Award Requirement 4 - Leadership
- Successfully complete the Venturing Leadership Skills Course
- Successfully serve for at least six months in an elected or appointed crew, district, or council leadership position. Since leadership is a form of service to others, don’t be afraid to ask your followers, those you serve, how you are doing. If you don’t have an occasional assessment of your progress, you might not improve. Learn to value the opinion of others. This must be in addition to the leadership requirement in the Venturing Gold Award.
The Venturing Silver Award is available to all young men and women who are Venturers. Earning the Venturing Silver Award helps the Scout develop knowledge and leadership skills.
The purpose of the Silver Award is to provide a pathway for personal development, to encourage young men and women who are Venturers to learn, grow, and serve.
I think that being elected by their peers is meaningful to many of our youth. The role of adults in these units is to train the youth leaders.
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an intense week long leadership training class for youth
The leadership structure in a Venture Crew is much different than in a Boy Scout Troop. Venturing offices are President, Vice President – Administration, Vice President – Program, Secretary, and Treasurer.
The Venturing Crew Officers Orientation is meant to be shown directly to your Venturing Crew officers. If you are a new Advisor or Associate Advisor, you will also find this training informational.