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Venturing Awards and Recognition

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Venturing Advancement Awards:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venturing's new award system consists of the Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder, and Summit Awards. Each award is centered around the "ALPS" model of adventure, leadership, personal growth, and service. For a full list of advancement award requirements, click here.

 

Venturing Achievement Awards

A variety of awards are available to Venturers who accomplish specific achievements. For example, these include the Venturing Ranger Award, the Quest Awards, the TRUST Award. For a complete list of Venturing Achievement Awards and requirements, click here.

 

Venturing Adult Leadership Award

This is an award for adults who, at a unit or council level, show outstanding leadership and dedication to the Venturing program. They are the mentors and the guides to those in their crews, and encompass the values that the Venturing program attempts to instill in its youth participants. Nominations may be made only by youth venturing members.

The recognition items include a certificate and a medallion suspended from a green and white ribbon.  

Applications can be found on the Venturing Resources Page, click here

 

Venturing Leadership Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) is a national level award presented by councils, areas, regions, and national, to Venturing youth and adults who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Venturing Code and Venturing Oath.  

A council may award a VLAs depending on the number of Venturing Crews in the Council.  Venturing youth will represent at least 50% of the VLAs awarded by the Golden Empire Council's VOA each year.

The recognition items include a certificate, medallion suspended from a blue and white ribbon, and a knot to be worn on the field uniform.    

Nominations may be made for youth and adults by youth and adults.

Applications can be found on the Venturing Resources page, click here.

 

Previous Recipients of the Council Venturing Leadership Award


 

2021

Zach Baker

Amina Noorani

John Walton

Sarah Yeung

2017

Vickie Ashworth

Mari Huber

Jonathan Sant

Claralyn Sant

2016

Meagan Donaldson
Ale Ruiz
Alex Wilder
Dylan Wilder
Mark Wong

2015

Jahna Carlson
Nick Rogues

2014

Jason Lee

2013

Christian Alvarado
Chris Krogen
Viviane Yee

2012

Erik Carlson
Dakota Fitzsimmons

2011

Amanda Clark
Gabriela Budilo-Wilson
Zachary Boyle
John Falk
Scott Parsons
Anne Pohle
Nicole Simone

2010

Sam Falk
Claire Pohle
Rachel Raffalli
Kevin Tharratt
Robert Woodward
Lowell Fletcher
Allan (Sky) Pohle
Bob Shumate
Paul Bradley
Ricci Dula

2009

Bill Woodward

2005

Doug Trent
Greg Trent
Micholas Simone
Christopher Soncrant
Richard Zipp

2003

Joshua Harrison
Aaron Phipps
Michael Brandt
John Feroud Sr.
Regina Harrison

2002

James Ketcham
Kyle Locvich
John Schmeltz Jr.
Melony Blaz
Janis Dmytriw
John Schmeltz Sr.
Bill Soncrant
Dave Waybright

2000

Marion Rice

 

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