The Venturer Scout program, offered by 15th Strathcona for young men and women 14-17, emphasizes having fun while encouraging teens to feel good about themselves, their friends and family, God, and the environment. Venturer Scouts help teens advance their leadership skills and gain self confidence.
Venturer Scouts promotes activities that encourage teens to:
The Venturer Scout program is built around a lively variety of activities based on personal and group interests. Venturing emphasizes outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership and personal development, and career exploration. Individual interests and skills are recognized through an awards system.
The outdoors is an essential part of the Venturer Scout program. Weekend events, extended hikes, no trace camping and seasonal sports opportunities round out the Venturer Scout experience. Developing an active, healthy lifestyle is the prime goal. As well, Venturing helps teens learn new knowledge and skills that can lead to a satisfying career.
Venturer Scouts meet in a group called a company. Venturer Scouts develop and manage their own program with the help of an adult advisor. Each Venturer Scout learns a promise and motto to help guide their personal development.
Venturer Scout Promise:
Venturer Scout Motto:
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