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Venturing is a youth-led co-ed program for ages 14-20. Venturing Crews are groups of youth and advisors who plan and do their own events and activities. Click here or scroll down for a list of Venturing events offered in North Texas by the Longhorn Council. Choose some of these events or plan your own!

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Venturing Activities in the Longhorn Council

The Longhorn Council's weekend events, summer camps, and Texas High Adventure Base programs are open to all Venturers from any council. For more information email: camping@longhorn.org or call the Longhorn Council office at 817-231-8537.

 

  • Trout Tournaments

    BSA & Venturing Trout Tournaments Two Trout events are offered each weekend: (1) fish on Saturday OR (2) fish on Sunday morning.  Each December the lake at Camp Tahuaya is stocked with a truckload of…

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  • 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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  • 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

    1996-2018:  Twenty-Two Years of Orienteering Competition! Over 28,000 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 Orienteering Meet

    Spring-O 2019 News Two-person Scout Teams can run any course – beginner to expert New non-competition Recreational Teams category Extra-long Expert level Blue course 2019 is now a one-day event Register now! Our spring Orienteering event…

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  • Lone Star Trail Building School

    Building Better Trails Starts Here Learn the basics of trail building, including layout, construction, and maintenance, at the Lone Star Trail Building School at Lakeview Lodge on Sid Richardson Scout Ranch.  Sponsored by Groundworks Dallas….

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  • Venturing Catalyst

    October 5-7, 2018 at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch Check out the Venturing Catalyst and take your Crew to another level! Adventure, competition, and fun for Venturing Crews and Scouts age 14 and older. Sponsored by…

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  • US Cavalry Camp

    U.S. Cavalry Frontier Living History Camp Sid Richardson Scout Ranch. Dec. 27 to Dec. 30th. Participants must be Scouts (at least 13), Venturers, or adults. Both individual youth and groups may attend. Cannons, Gatling gun,…

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