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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. Find 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: [email protected] or call the Longhorn Council office at 817-231-8537.

  • Trout Tournaments

    Scouts 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…

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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! Two weekends instead of one to thin the crowds and…

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  • Trail of Terror Spooking Volunteers

    Redesigned to follow Covid-19 protocols! Haunted Trail 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…

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  • SCORE-O

    1996-2020:  Twenty-Four Years of Orienteering Competition! Over 31,000 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

    *Update posted Thursday, September 10, 2020* The Fall Canoe Race #1 is postponed to next weekend due to high water. Units that can’t make Fall Canoe Race #2 next weekend can race on September 26th…

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  • Spring Orienteering Meet

    Spring-O 2021 Redesigned to follow Covid-19 protocols for safety! Two-person Scout Teams can run any course – beginner to expert e-Punches will be used on Orange, Brown, Green, and Red courses. New non-competition Recreational Teams…

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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 North Texas…

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  • Catalyst – Venturing Weekend

    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 the Longhorn Council Venturing Officer’s Association and the…

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  • US Cavalry Camp

    U.S. Cavalry Frontier Living History Camp at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch is postponed until 2021 U.S. Cavalry Frontier Living History Camp Sid Richardson Scout Ranch. Dec. 27 to Dec. 30th. Participants must be Scouts (at…

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