The Venturing Ranger Award is available to all young men and women who are registered Venturers. This is the high adventure award for Venturers. A Venturer who earns the Ranger Award has shown that he or she is ready to live life to the fullest and is prepared for all types of situations.
Cave Exploration Ranger Elective
To earn the Cave Exploring elective for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must learn about caving and the skills needed to explore caves. Then they must explore a cave and share their knowledge with others.
Caving (or spelunking) requires knowledge and preparation for a safe outdoor adventure.
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