Great Trail Council Venturing

The Great Trail Council has been honored with the Silver JTE (Council Standards of Venturing Excellence) Award for the fourth year in a row, 2015-2018. You can see all reciepients here

Learn about upcoming events. Details on the events tab.

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.

Come join us in the fun! 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

Questions about the site contact