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 one of the most challenging years in our 23 year history, these volunteers and professionals have worked tirelessly to keep Venturing moving forward, and we are beyond thankful for their dedication and commitment. We’re so excited to… 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 distinction annually and extensively highlight what makes them unique through social media.

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:

NVOA Game Night

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 ways of delivering these programs to their units and councils. By the end of the week, you’ll have the necessary information and “tools of the trade” to become ambassadors of our older youth programs.

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 you’ve got a Venturer who’d like to have an officer on their Summit Board of Review! All of these things and many more are great reasons to request a Region VOA officer. Please note that at this… 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 Ship.  As explained in more detail below, this change aligns the Venturing advancement program with the Scouts BSA and Sea Scouting advancement programs. Another recent update to the Venturing Program is also intended to improve consistency among… 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 to share your story and hear about all of the amazing things that are going on in the Central Region, even during a pandemic! You can fill out the form below to sign up to receive an… Read More