Upcoming Events / Shooting Sports Day / Venturing Honors / Adult Training / NYLT / Venturing Summer Camp / VOA Roundtable
April 2016 
Capitol Area Venturing
  • 04/13 VOA Meeting
  • 04/23:  Shooting Sports Day
  • 04/23:  Adult Venturing Specific Training - LPSR
  • 04/24 - Sea Scout Spring Splash
  • 05/11 - VOA Graduation Party
  • 06/6 06/11 - NYLT
  • 06/13 - 06/17 - NYLT
  • 07/11 - Venturing Summer Camp - LPSR

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Shooting Sports Day
Have fun, get a chance to shoot firearms and archery, and get quality safety instruction. Activities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Firearms Safety
  • Rifle & Shotgun Shooting
  • Archery
  • Muzzle Loading Rifle
  • Pistol

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April 23, 2016

Congratulations to our council's 2016 recipients of the Venturing Leadership Award: Ron Haight, Crew 8787; Catherine Vrebel, Crew 911; Cat Serna, Crew 264; Madeleine Wood, Crew 405; Gillian McDonald, Crew 1; Sharon Pruitt, Crew 76; JeanPhilippe Cassar, Crew 264
Adult Training
During Shooting Sports Day at LPSR  (April 23rd) the venturing council will be teaching courses for both advisers and committee members.  Courses include VLST, ILSC, Mentoring, and Project Management.



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National Youth Leadership Training

We are looking for more female Crew and Ship members to attend NYLT and are reaching out to you to encourage your female Crew members to consider attending NYLT. Your male Crew is also most welcome to attend!

Over the past 4 years –  we have had 30 female participants from 20 different ships and crews. Almost half have gone on to staff an NYLT course and many have taken leadership roles in their crews and the Council VOA.

At the most recent Venture Crew Leadership Awards ceremony, three of the four youth recipients have attended and staffed an NYLT course.

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Venturing Summer Camp

Whether you are taking your Crew to the next level or just starting up a new Crew Capital Area Council has a camp that can give you the experience you need to go out and start your own High Adventure Experiences.

Texas has to offer
July 11-15, 2016 - Lost Pines Scout Reservation, Camp Tom Wooten side

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Venturing Round Table
I f you are a new or experienced crew advisor or committee member and would like to network with other leaders, please come join us the second Wednesday of each month at the Fickett Center (7 pm).  From trip planning support to answering your training questions, we are here to help.