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Category: Venturers

  • BSA Medical Forms

    BSA Medical Forms

    BSA medical forms are important documents that ensure the safety and well-being of all participants in scouting activities. They must be completed by scouts and adult volunteers before participating in any events. These forms collect essential information about each participant’s health, which helps leaders plan safe activities and respond effectively in case of medical emergencies.

  • Watercraft Elective

    Watercraft Elective

    The Watercraft Elective for the Ranger Award teaches Venturers essential water safety, rescue techniques, and how to handle different watercraft. It starts with BSA Safety Afloat training, followed by a boating safety course. Venturers learn how to perform various rescues and prevent hypothermia. They also choose to specialize in either paddle craft, boardsailing, or sailboating.…

  • Conservation Core Requirement

    Conservation Core Requirement

    To earn the Conservation core requirement for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must carry out a conservation project. Then they must encourage others to get involved in conservation.

  • What Can Scouts Use as Service Hours?

    What Can Scouts Use as Service Hours?

    A reader asks what types of service projects can be used as service hours to fulfill requirements.

  • Cooking Core Requirement

    Cooking Core Requirement

    The Cooking Core Requirement for the Ranger Award teaches Venturers how to plan, buy food, and cook meals for a camping trip. It includes preparing a menu for six people for three meals over two nights, using different cooking methods like fire, charcoal, or stove. Venturers also learn to cook without utensils and make a…

  • Communications Core Requirement

    Communications Core Requirement

    To complete the Communications core requirement for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must learn and practice communications skills. Then they must share their knowledge of communications with others.