Activities

Leadership Course

This course is a weekend residential course that meets the first part of the Leadership award for the Venturer Scout Award Scheme. The course is a theory course where Venturers in small groups work through practical examples that demonstrate the leadership methods and techniques. The course normally commences at 8.30am Saturday and finishes at 4.00pm on Sunday. It costs $60 and is fully catered. You can register at the Activity Registration page and you will receive an information pack with all of the details during the week prior to the course.


Unit Management Course

This course is a one day scenario based theory course that meets the first part of the Unit Management award for the Venturer Scout Award Scheme. The course is a theory course where Venturers in small groups work through practical examples that demonstrate the scout method in the Venturer section. The course normally commences at 8.30am and finishes at 4.00pm on the same day. It costs $20 and is fully catered. You can register at the Activity Registration page and you will receive an information pack with all of the details during the week prior to the course.

Initiative Activities

This is a weekend hike based activity program that meets the Initiative award for the Venturer Scout Award Scheme. The activity is a hike based practical program where Venturers in small groups navigate through unfamiliar territory and undertake practical challenges. The course normally commences at 8.30am Saturday and finishes at 4.00pm on Sunday but often varies. It costs $25 and is uncatered. You can register at the Activity Registration page and you will receive an information pack with all of the details during the week prior to the course.

Rock Venture

Held on the weekend of the Canberra day weekend, Rock venture is a unit based weekend camp for Venturer units at the Wee Jasper. The cost is $11 per person per night for camp fees, plus a $20 activity fee. Catering and transport is the responsibility of each unit. Units should notify bvc.chair@actventurers.com.au if they are planning to attend. Individuals wishing to attend must do so with an attending unit.

Cotter Shield

Every year Venturers assist with the Scout sections Cotter Shield activity. Venturers attend from Friday night to Sunday afternoon as part of a Venturer subcamp and camp, cook, and eat together. During the event Venturers will be assigned to various activity bases to assist the Scout Leaders. The cost is $30 for camping and catering and you can register at the Activity Registration page. You will receive an information pack during the week prior to the event.

Dragonskin

Dragon Skin is scheduled for 14-17 April 2017. It is a great weekend of initiative, hiking and camping in teams. Remember to get in quick and register your team to ensure your night 1 campsite preference. More details and registration are available through the following link. http://dragonskin.nswscouts.com.au/


Coast Venture

Held annually on the first weekend in December at Lake Tabourie Tourist Park near Ulladulla, The coat Venture is a joint camp for ACT Branch Venturer Units. The weekend is a fun filled social wind down at the end of the year, and units and Venturers are free to arrange their own activities or just laze the day away at the beach. BVC books the campsite, and collects camp fees, and all other arrangements, including timings, catering, transport and camping arrangements are the units responsibility.

Camp fees are normally $10 per head per night and Units should notify bvc@actventurers.com.au if they are planning to attend. Individuals wishing to attend must do so with an attending unit.

SunScreen

A Venturer film festival. Venturers submit films of not more than 5 minutes in length, that must include a SunScreen Signature. There are prizes and a major red carpet event to show the films on the Saturday night of Coast Venture. You can find out more at www.sunscreen.actventurers.com.au