Venturing Crew is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for both girls and boys who are 13 yrs of age and have completed 8th grade OR 14 yrs of age and in good academic standing. The program revolves around a special avocation such as outdoor activities and arts/hobbies. An important goal of Venturing Crew is to help young adults be responsible and caring persons, both now and in the future.
Venturing uses “ethical controversies” to help young adults develop the ability to make responsible choices that reflect their concern for what a risk is and how it will affect others involved. Because an ethical controversy is a problem-solving situation, leaders expect young adults to employ empathy, invention, and selection when they think through their position and work toward a solution. A parent or guardian of the student must also join the troop. There is a fee which is determined by the organization.