Venturing Leader Specific Training (VLST)
And Venturing Committee Challenge

Sunday, November 9th, 8:30am - 3:30pm
Atlanta Area Council Volunteer Service Center

Cost: $5.00 (training only), $15.00 (training + lunch)

This will be the last opportunity in 2014 for adult leaders to complete Venturing Leader Specific Training before recharter!

Venturing Leader Specific Training is designed to provide training for adult leaders specific to each area of the Venturing program. This course will be taught by informed trainers who know how to engage groups and make learning fun. Developed for Venturing Advisors, Associate Advisors, and Crew Committee Members, this training incorporates Venturing's current adult leader training. This training will detail such things as advancement, youth leadership, and how to run an effective Crew.

Learn about:

•the values, aims and history of Venturing
•understanding and protecting Youth
•leadership and organization
•awards and recognition (New as of 2014)
•resources and program planning

Preregister at


Questions? Contact Mike Gulledge,, 678-852-6535

Register a 2016 Philmont Scout Ranch Expedition

Are you or someone you know interested in a 2016 High Adventure experience?

On October 29th, 2014 the registration entry period for 2016 Philmont 12-day and 7-day expeditions begins. This short period lasts only through November 19th, 2014.

Who Can Register? - Each unit (Troop, Venturing Crew, Varsity Team, Post or Ship) is entitled to register for one 2016 reservation entry. Representatives responsible for multiple units may register each of these units using the online reservation entry system. The minimum reservation size is one crew of 7 people. Individual unit reservations may include multiple crews but never more than 12 people per crew.

Reservation Requirements - View the complete summary of 2016 reservation requirements and opportunities

New in 2016 - Units may attend Philmont Scout Ranch in consecutive seasons. In other words, if you have a confirmed 2015 reservation, you may be considered for a 2016 reservation as well.

Preparation For Philmont
Tuesday, November 4th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
REI Kennesaw Store Community Room

Got a 2015 Philmont trek? registering for a 2016 trek? just gathering information about Philmont treks? Then this training is for you!

This training is being offered to help develop crews to maximize their experience at Philmont. The crews that are the best prepared in their mental attitude, scout skills, physical fitness, and crew camaraderie will have the highest level of success.

Register at: (scroll down, registration is below the store information)


Questions, contact: Mike Gulledge,, 678-852-6535 mobile


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