Common sense tells us that training is important, and research shows the importance of trained leaders. A trained leader is knowledgeable and more confident in the role being performed. Trained leaders exhibit a knowledge and confidence that is picked up by people around them. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, safety, and a whole lot more. A trained leader is better prepared to make the Scouting program all it can be!
In Venturing, the program areas of emphasis are on Adventure, Leadership, Personal Growth and Service – better know to us Venturers as A-L-P-S. Here is where you can find out all of the required training opportunities.
The purpose of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course is to teach crew members with leadership positions about their new roles and how to most effectively reach success in that role.
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
Kodiak teaches leadership skills in a fun way that is internalized by the participants. In other words, it is a challenging trek with simple and fun leadership skills included. Kodiak is not taught indoors or in a classroom.
Powder Horn is a high adventure resource management course designed to motivate and prepare adult and youth Venturing leaders to support the Ranger award. Boy Scout leaders are also welcome to participate in Powder Horn.