Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing’s purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults, with an emphasis in adventure, leadership, personal growth, and service.


These core awards are designed around adventure to reflect this engaging program, which challenges Venturers to experience activities beyond their typical routine. These awards include Venturing Award, Discovery Award, Pathfinder Award and Summit Award.

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A variety of awards are available to Venturers who accomplish specific achievements. These awards include:


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