is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth, adult
leaders, and organizations in their communities. Local community organizations
establish a Venturing crew (group of youth and responsible adults)
by matching their people and program resources to the interests of
young people in the community. The result is a program of exciting
and meaningful activities that helps youth pursue their special interests,
grow, develop leadership skills, and become good citizens. Venturing
crews can specialize in a variety of avocation or hobby interests.
a Venturing crew does is limited only by the imagination and involvement
of the adult and youth members-sail the Caribbean, produce a play,
climb a mountain, teach disabled people to swim, or attend the Olympics.
All these adventures and many more are being done today by venturing
crews across the country. All that is needed are concerned adults
who are willing to share a little bit of themselves with today's youth-tomorrow's