Venture Crew is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for both girls and boys who are 13 years of age and have completed 8th grade OR 14 years 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 Venture Crew is to help young adults be responsible and caring persons, both now and in the future. A parent or guardian of the student must also join the troop. There is a fee which is determined by the organization.
We find the students and their families that participate in this activity build bonds and friendships that go well beyond the end of schooling at New Vista. Building a community for our students outside of school is an essential part of building the framework for integrating into the community.