Venture Patrol Letter
For the BSA 'V' emblem awarded to youth and adult Varsity Scouts see Varsity Scout Letter.
A Venture patrol letter may be earned by Boy Scouts in a who participate in an ultimate activity or sporting activity.
A Venture patrol is an optional patrol within a Boy Scout troop for boys 13 to 17 years old. The Venture patrol's youth leader is the Venture patrol leader. The Venture patrol letter is administered by the Assistant Scoutmaster-Venture. A Venture patrol can be a full-time, part-time, or one-time activity.
Venture patrol letter
The Venture patrol letter is awarded to members of the Venture patrol who participate in an "ultimate activity." Ultimate activities are high-adventure or sports activities that are preceded by training sessions. At the completion of each ultimate activity, one of 26 Venture Activity Pins are awarded and pinned to the Venture patrol letter. Venture Patrol Activity Pins correspond to the 14 Venture program pamphlets and 12 sports Varsity Scout Features pamphlets. Ultimate Adventures may be derived from the 36 monthly activities contained in Woods Wisdom, from the Seven Outdoor Skills Instruction manual, or Passport to High Adventure.
Source: The Boy Scout Handbook (38105), Boy Scout/Varsity Scout Uniform Inspection Sheet (34283)
Remember that a Venture Patrol is Not part of Venturing and as such cannot wear Venturing Green or Green Shoulder Loops. Do not Remove
Help with these requirements
- The Venture Patrol Program (40K PPT) on the U.S. Scouting Service Project site.