Venturing

Helping young men and women turn discoveries into opportunities

All teens have one—a moment that opens their eyes to a world that’s bigger than they ever realized. It might happen while paddling a quiet lake, bonding with new friends around a beach bonfire, or rising to the challenge of feeding 100 hungry Scouts with a limited budget and even less time. Venturing gives young men and women access to a range of programs and empowers them to create their own experiences. It brings Scouting values to life through both high-adventure outdoor activities and challenging real-world projects.

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Venturing Activities in the Longhorn Council

Longhorn Council Venturing events, camps, and high adventure programs are open to all Venturers from any Council. For more information email: camping@longhorn.org or call the Longhorn Council offices at 817-231-8537 (Fort Worth) or 254-772-8932 (Waco).

 

  • Klondike Derby

    Winter Outdoor Skills Competition! This is a traditional Scouting Winter Camping and Outdoor Skills competition.  Each patrol/crew must build and bring a wheeled Klondike sled or a wheeled miniature Conestoga or Prairie Schooner Wagon with…

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  • Adventure Race

    Adventure Race for teams of two, three, or four racers, or for individuals. Race open to Troops, Teams, Crews, and the public. The Adventure Race is a multi-discipline race open to solo racers and teams…

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  • Highland Games

    Ever Want to Throw a Telephone Pole?  A Boulder?  A Battleaxe?  Slay a Pumpkin with a Sword? Now’s your chance. Get ready for Highland Games!. Featuring professional Scottish Highland games weights, hammers, and much more. …

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  • Haunted Hayride Spooking Volunteers

    Haunted Hayride Spooks If your Troop or Crew would like to camp at SR2 or Tahuaya in the month of October during a Fall Festival, or if you are attending Score-O, bring your scariest costume…

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  • SCORE-O

    1996-2017:  Twenty-One Years of Orienteering Competition! Over 27,000 Scouts have competed in Score-O since 1996.  Score-O is a fast-paced Orienteering competition for Troops, Crews, and Webelos! Your team gets a SCORE-O map showing the locations…

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  • Brazos River Canoe Races

    Spend a day on the Brazos River at Worth Ranch! Parent and Youth Teams are Welcome. Canoes provided. Two Races: 6-mile Fun Race; 14 mile Advanced Race for teams of experienced canoeists. Lunch, boats, equipment,…

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  • SPRING-O: Spring Orienteering Meet

    SPRING-O NEWS Two-person Scout Teams can run any course – beginner to expert New non-competition Recreational Teams category Orienteering class for leaders 2018-2019 Boy Scout Program Calendar. 2018-2019 Venturing Program Calendar 2018-2019 Cub Scout Program…

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  • Scout Sunday

    Scout Sunday is coming soon! A Scout is Reverent: Scout Sunday Observance The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary…

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  • 2018 Silver Beaver Dinner and Annual Business Meeting

    Mark your calendar for the 2018 Silver Beaver Dinner and Annual Business Meeting. For information on the Silver Beaver award, click here.

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  • Council Camporee 2016

    The Main Event! At Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 11-12-13, 2016! T-shirt deadline extended to Wednesday, Nov. 2nd. All Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, Venturing Crews, Explorer Posts, and Cub Scout Packs are invited!  Don’t…

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