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Quarterly Forums

Forums are for all adult leaders and all youth members from all Longs Peak Council Venturing Crews and Sea Scout Ships! Sharing your Crew successes with other Crews is an extremely valuable part of all Forums.

  • Remaining 2014 Dates:
    • Tuesday, September 16th - Topic: Venturing, The New Vision; A review of the Philmont Training Center course this summer, and a primer on the new Awards system and Training for Venturing.
    • Tuesday, November 18th - Topic: The new Crew Committee Challenge Training!

Venturing Committee Meetings

For 2014, the Venturing Committee will meet on the same dates as the Forums listed above.


If you have any questions, please contact:
Vacant (This could be YOU!)
Council Venturing President

Interested in this Youth Officer Position? Contact Chris or Carey for details.
Accepting applications and nominations for the remainder of the 2013-2014 year now!
   or    Chris Lange
Council Venturing Committee Chair
Home: 307 851-2917
Work: 307 772-8950
   or    Carey Anson
Staff Advisor
Work: 307 258-8146

Longs Peak Council Venturing Activities

Venturing Registration and Refund Policy

All activities require pre-registration. All Activities have a $5.00 non-refundable per person deposit. Reservations will not be accepted without this deposit. The balance due will be payable at the beginning of the activity.
See the Council Calendar for dates of upcoming Venturing Activities.

* Western Region Venturing Youth Extravaganza!

Are you Tougher then a Venturer? Join us and find out!

This event is put on by the Western Region VOA and the Venturing Committee of Denver Area Council, and will be held August 29, 30 and 31 at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch in Elbert, CO.

For full details view the flyer here, or sign up here!

We want as big of a turn out as we can get from Longs Peak Council! Want to make your crew the best in Area 2, or even the Western Region? Then turn out to this event to meet and learn from your Western Region Officers and staff!

* First Council Venturing Program Conference

Do you and your crew want a say in what programs Council Venturing presents? Interested in taking the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crew class to get a leg up on the Venturing Awards? This conference is for you! All day Saturday, October 25th, we'll be working on building leaders and planning the future activities you want as a Venturer. All Crew Officers, Members, and Adult Leaders are encouraged to attend this first ever Council Venturing Program Conference.

Agenda Items

  • Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews
  • The NEW Venturing Vision, and the new Venturing Awards
  • Program Survey and Planning for Council Venturing Program
  • Snacks, Lunch, and FUN included

* College of Commissioner Science

There are currently two Venturing related courses planned for College of Commissioner Science.

  • Intro To Venturing Commissioner Science
  • Venturing 2014 and the Commissioner

* Venturing Adviser Position Specific Leader Training

All Venturing Advisers are encouraged to attend, if for no other reason then to learn about the new Awards System Venturing is releasing in 2014.

New Advisers are required to attend in order to be considered fully "Training" (in addition to taking Youth Protection and Venturing Youth Protection Training).

Every crew deserves a trained adviser!

  • When: Saturday, November 22nd
  • Where: To Be Announced
  • Instructor: Chris Lange

* COPE, Climbing, & Shooting Days

You can schedule your own COPE, Climbing or Shooting Day. These days can be scheduled any Saturday or Sunday throughout the year (excluding June and July). You will get a full day (10:00 am-4:00 pm) of COPE, Climbing or Shooting (you must choose only one program per day).
Climbing Day or COPE Day
Cost is $70 (required at the time of reservation) for the first 5 participants and then an additional $5 for each participant after that.
Safe Shooting
Cost is $70 (required at the time of reservation) plus the cost of ammunition for whichever discipline you would like to shoot that day:
  • Shotgun - 4 shots for $1
  • Rifle Range - 20 shots for $1
  • Handgun (.22 caliber) - 20 shots for $1
  • Handgun (all other caliber) - 5 shots for $1
  • Archery - No Additional Cost
Pick a date that works for your Venture Crew and call the Longs Peak Council Office. We will line up a staff member who will assist you the day of your program.

Please make your reservation 10 days in advance.


Venturing Logo

Event Patch and Segments

Venturing Awards

* Longs Peak Council Venturing Activities Award

Nineteen award segments are now available.

* Links

Venturing Forms (Links in Longs Peak Council Forms Index)

National Venturing Webpage

Formerly Sea Exploring, Sea Scouts is still strongly affiliated with Venturing. Go to the National Sea Scout Webpage

National Venturing Youth Cabinet  

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