Venturing

Welcome to the Venturing District

 

The venturing division is comprised of youth leaders from crews throughout Laurel Highlands


Venturing Officer’s Association

Annual Election of Officers

 

 Nominations for Officer Positions must be received by May 21, 2016.

ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a currently registered Venturer in Laurel Highlands Council.
  • Be recommended and approved by your Crew Advisor.
  • Be less than 20 years of age on May 31.
  • Be able to participate in monthly Council Venturing meetings.
  • Participate in New Officer’s Orientation.
  • Agree to wear the BSA National Venturing uniform          

      (when appropriate).

Officer Positions and Responsibilities

            

VOA President:

  • Preside over monthly VOA meetings and planning sessions.
  • Communicate regularly with the adult VOA Advisor and youth officers.
  • Assist in the selection of event and committee chairs.
  • Give leadership to and participate in the Venturing report to the Board of Directors

VOA Administrative Vice President:
  • Give direct leadership to the Administrative group of committees, which includes Membership, Training, Recognition and Awards and Promotion.
  • Identify and recruit Venturers to serve as committee chairs for the administrative group.
  • Attend monthly meetings and planning sessions of the VOA.
  • Preside over the VOA meetings in the absence of the President.
VOA Program Vice President:
  • Give direct leadership to the Programs/Events of the VOA.
  • Identify and recruiCumberland Service Center
    t Venturers to serve as committee chairs for the Program/Events of the VOA.
  • Work closely with the committee chairs to manage the budgets and promotion of each activity.
  • Attend monthly meetings and planning sessions of the VOA.
VOA Vice President of Communicatiions:
  • Serves as the communications officer for the VOA.
  • Maintains minutes and attendance records of meetings and events.
  • Coordinates written and electronic information for Council Venturing Web site and Scouts Honor.
  • Attend monthly meetings and planning sessions of the VOA.

Download the Nomination form

Mail nominations forms to: 

Mike Kane, Cumberland Service Center 14416 McMullen Hwy SW, Cumberland, MD 21502 or mike.kane@scouting.org



14416 McMullen