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Welcome to the New Birth of Freedom Council Venturing Page!

Venturing Uber Menu ImageIf you are in the Venturing Program or interested in Venturing in our council, this page is designed to help keep you up to date. The three best ways to stay informed are to:

  1. Bookmark this page so that you are able to more easily refer back to it
  2. Join the Venturing E-news list, and
  3. “Like” the Venturing Facebook pages in our region. Links have been provided at the bottom of this page to help get you in the loop.

There are many opportunities for you to engage at the Council, Area, and National Levels:


Upcoming NER Area 6 Activities

Connect 2017

October 21-22, 2017

The Northeast Region Area 6 VOA is hosting Connect 2017, at Camp Ware in the Chester County Council. This event is a training event for Venturers. Some of the training topics include what a Venturing Officers Association (VOA) is, How the different levels in a VOA work, communication skills for recruitment and promotion, and advancement training’s. There will also be fun games and other activities as well.  For more information and to sign up please click on the link below but be sure to register before registration closes on October 11.

Click here for more information and to register


Council Activities

Hershey Bears Scout Night

The Venturing Committee has blocked out a section of tickets for the Hershey Bears Scout Night on December 30,2017.  The cost to attend is $20.50 per person and the registration must be in by November 17.  For more information and to register please click Here.


2018 Venturing Leadership Awards

The Venturing Leadership Award is presented by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to Venturers and Venturing Advisors who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Do you know of a Youth Venturer or a Venturing Leader who is deserving of this recognition? We will begin accepting nominations for the 2018 Venturing Leadership Award beginning January 1, 2018. Please find the nomination form below. Nominations must be received no later than April 30, 2018. Nomination forms may be emailed to John.Blasius@scouting.org or mailed to the York Service Center, 2139 White Street, York, PA 17404.

VLA Nomination Form


Venturing Resources

Venturing Board of Review Guide

Venturing Summit Award Service Project Workbook

Venturing Summit Award Application

Summit Award Board of Review Process

Venturing Training Page

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New Birth of Freedom Council Venturing Facebook




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