The Great Trail Council has met the 2015 and 2016 Silver Council Standards of Venturing Excellence Award, one of only 8 Silver and Gold councils in the Central Region in 2015 and 1 of 10 in 2016. (

Looking for the latest Venturing News, upcoming events, information on training, the award system or how to join? We have what you need. 

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.

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This site is maintained on behalf of the Venturing Officer Association and the Council Venturing Committee of the Great Trail Council. 

Any questions about Venturing or the VOA, contact
The Venturing Staff Advisor is Dennis Vargo, (330) 773-0415 and can be reached at

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