Camp Baker Venturing Camp

Camp Baker Venturing Camp

Did you know you can go to Venturing/Exploring Camp this summer by yourself or with a friend? Do want to get away for a week this summer? Is your unit not attending camp? Wanna go be at the Oregon Coast and have a true outdoor, Venturing or Exploring Experience? Well, you are invited to do just that! SCUBA, Cope, climbing, hiking, outpost camping, canoe trecks, nature, crafts, archery, outdoor skills, shotgun, pistols, swimming, lifeguard certification, kayaking, motor boating, tubing, dune trecks, campfires, sandboarding, food, fun, friends, and so much more!…

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15th World Scout Moot

15th World Scout Moot

5000 Rover Scouts, 80 countries, make new friends, walk on a glacier, soak in a hot spring, ride a mountain bike, visit a Viking museum, sail in a fjord, work on a farm, eat Icelandic specialties, get active in a community, ride a horse, learn about the local history, go fishing, dance the night away, change the world. Interested in the 15th World Scout Moot, or want more information?  Learn more by checking out this World Scout Moot promo!

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Congratulations to Katie Schneider, 2016-17 Western Region Venturing President

Congratulations to Katie Schneider, 2016-17 Western Region Venturing President

Tonight a team of Venturing Youth from around the region participated in the 2016-2017 Western Region Venturing President Selection Process. Four great candidates were considered, and all were outstanding and highly qualified. Please join the Venturing community in congratulating Katie Schneider from the Great Southwest Council on being selected by her peers as the 2016 – 2017 Western Region Venturing President! Katie will serve as the Western Region Venturing President from June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017. Katie Schneider is the current 2015-16 Western Region Vice President of Communications….

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Crew 2016 and 377 Paddle from AZ to NV

Crew 2016 and 377 Paddle from AZ to NV

Members of Crew 2016 from Norco and Crew 377 from Bermuda Dunes attended the annual Black Canyon Trek. On March 26 they launched their canoes and kayaks from Willowbeach, AZ, and headed down the Colorado River for a 5 day adventure. After only a short distance from launching they were ensconced in the sheer canyon walls of Black Canyon. After only 30 minutes on the water they witnessed a red tail hawk grab a seagull in midair and do a controlled dive while the seagull was complaining about being lunch…

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Check out Area 3’s March Newsletter!

Check out Area 3’s March Newsletter!

Hot off the metaphorical presses, it’s our March Newsletter! Check it out! (Download Link) Here’s an excerpt from Area Venturing President, Josh Dewitt, about why you should apply to be a part of the VOA: Making Area 3 great starts with YOU. You, the youth who is reading this and wondering why putting time into something called a VOA is worthwhile. It’s about making yourself into a better person, a better leader, and a better communicator. The Area VOA is a prime opportunity to grow yourself, and give back to the community. Through my year as…

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Register Now for WashJam 2016

Register Now for WashJam 2016

Signups for WashJam 2016 have reached over 1800 attendees, and excitement is building fast.  Register before April 1st and save $5.00 on your fees.  There is a tiered pricing plan in place, and registration fees increase by $5 every two months on April 1st, June 1st and August 25th, so the earlier you register, the more you save.  Go to WashJam.org to register today! WashJam will take place on August 25-28, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. What is WashJam, you ask? Held once every 4 years, WashJam 2016 will be the biggest…

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