Venturing Activities

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Venturing has so much to offer. See below for all the fun activities and campouts availiable to you and your crew.

Venture Rendezvous - Wente Scout Reservation

This weekend camping activity brings Venturing crews from all over Northern California together. Activities range from shooting sports, climbing, mountain biking and much more.

Venturing Shooting Sports Camp - Camp Royaneh

Join us for this fun activity which will include: .22 Rifle, shotgun, archery, black powder, and tomahawks. Weekend will include the NRA First Steps Pistol Class and Pistol Shooting.

Spring Shooting  Sports Days - Rancho Los Mochos

BSA Rangemasters will open the archery, rifle, and shotgun ranges for Boy Scouts and Venturer's to spend the day shooting. - Rancho Los Mochos

Klondike Derby

The Achewon Nimat Lodge of the Order of the Arrow invites all Troops, Crews, and Ships to this exciting outing in the snowcapped Sierra Mountains. Fun and games in the snow await you.

 High Adventure Training-  

Skills and leadership training for High Adventure activities.

National Youth Leadership Training

A one-week, council-level training offered to senior Scouts in each troop. This boy-led leader training concentrates on leadership skills.

Other Venturing Links

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For more information about Venturing in the San Francisco Bay Area Council contact:

Dave Fontaine - Venturing Committee Chair

Ryan Davis -  VOA Youth President

Michelle Rodriguez - Staff Advisor

Adult Training

Every youth deserves a well-trained leader. The San Francisco Bay Area Council offers many opportunities for adults to receive the training they need to help the youth they serve to be leaders themselves. Click here for more information on training.

Youth Training

Support your unit. Take the crew officers orientation to provide leadership in your crew.

Crew Officers Orientation (online)


Venturing offers a variety both achievements and recognition awards. Information about these awards can be found here.

  • Venturing Bronze Award
  • Venturing Gold Award
  • Venturing Silver Award
  • Venturing Ranger Award
  • Sea Scouting Quatermaster Award
  • Quest Award
  • Trust Award
  • Shooting Sports Outstanding Achievement Award

Recognition Awards

  • Venturing Leadership Award
  • Young American Award