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2021 Regional Venturing Leadership Awards

Central Region Venturing is proud to announce the recipients of the Region Venturing Leadership Award for the 2020-2021 term. The Venturing Leadership Award honors Venturers and Advisors that go above and beyond in their service to Venturing, make exceptional contributions to the program, and exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their everyday lives. During… Read More

National Noteworthy Crews

The aim of the National Noteworthy Crew distinction is to highlight the nation’s most innovative and progressive Venturing crews. Through this award, we will encourage crews to share their stories about how they lead the adventure in new and exciting ways. To best showcase these impressive Venturing crews, we will label 3-5 crews with this… Read More

Join us for the CRV Get Together!

Want to meet Venturers from around the region? Well this is the perfect opportunity to do exactly that! Join us on January 22nd at 7 PM CT for an evening of fun and socializing! You’ll also get the chance to learn a little bit more about what’s going on in the region! Registration:

PTC: Older Youth Programs: An Essential Part of Scouting

Join us at Philmont Training Center from July 18th-24th for a week of fun and learning for all of our older youth programs! At this week-long conference with key youth and adult leaders in the Venturing, Sea Scouting, and Exploring programs, participants from across the country will be able to share ideas and brainstorm new… Read More

Request a Region Officer

(Please note that the approval process for the region president is different from that of the VPs, and so a different form must be filled out) Is your Council VOA or Area VOA putting on an awesome event that you want a region officer to attend? Perhaps you need help running a training? Or maybe… Read More

Venturing Advancement Update

The National Venturing Committee is pleased to announce that certain restrictions regarding prior credit for Venturers have been changed.  Effective immediately, Venturing Advisors have the discretion to give a Venturer credit toward Venturing award requirements for work previously completed by the Venturer while a registered member of a Scouts BSA Troop or a Sea Scout… Read More

Central Region Program Symposium

Join us at the Central Region Program Symposium on March 12-14, 2021, at Beaumont Scout Reservation in High Ridge, MO!

Join us for the State of the Region!

The State of the Region is roughly an hour to an hour and a half long live stream that will be hosted by the Central Region VOA on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 at 7 PM CT where stories will be shared from the Region, Areas, Councils and Crews of the Central Region. Come join us… Read More

State of the Region Story Sharing

Fill out the form below to share a story about something your Crew or Council has done live on the State of the Region! If you haven’t registered already, please do so!

Join us for CROFT!

Join us for the Central Region Open Fishing Tournament! This will be a week of fun for you, your family, and friends! Grab your gear and go fish because CROFT is here! Please visit our website for more details!

Purchase a CRV Necker!

Order your nifty new Central Region Necker here! They’re just $20 apiece, and you will receive the payment information in an email after you submit this form. All responses are kept confidential and your information will not be shared.

Philmont Individual Programs

In addition to regular expeditions for crews of seven to 12 members, Philmont offers several special programs that are available to individuals and smaller groups: Rayado TrekVenturers who have mastered basic outdoor skills should consider applying for the challenging and selective Rayado Trek program. Rayado is unparalleled for developing outdoor leadership, group dynamics, wilderness problem-solving,… Read More

Ranger Award

The Ranger Award exemplifies a challenging high-leveloutdoor/high-adventure skills advancement program. Once earned, it willidentify a Ranger as a person who is highly skilled at a variety ofoutdoor sports and interests, trained in outdoor safety, and ready tolead or assist others in activities. Rangers can be a great programasset to Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops,… Read More

Speaking Venturing

One of the firm rules about Venturing-speak is that the name of the program is VenturingTherefore, a crew is a Venturing Crew, not a Venture or Venturer crew. A youth is called a Venturer.Advisors and other leaders are Venturing Advisors and such, not Venture or Venturer  leaders.Venturing leaders take Venturing training, not Venture or Venturer training. A document on Venturing, BSA… Read More

Messengers of Peace

Messengers of Peace is a World Scout Committee initiative designed to promote and recognize service projects that contribute to world peace. Launched in September 2011, Messengers of Peace is a global initiative designed to inspire millions of young men and women in more than 220 countries and territories to work toward peace. Using state-of-the-art social… Read More