scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: OA & Venturing
Jason Cruse (jcruse@SOCKET.NET
Fri May 05 2000 - 11:02:08 CDT
Sea scouts still exist as part of venturing; this is evident, in part, by
the fact that Venturing has kept the sea scout award structure intact, and
separate (except for the Bronze Award) from the rest of the Venturing award
I, myself, am quite pleased to be able to call myself a Venturing leader.
Having scouting contacts outside the US, many of whom are Rover or Venturing
leaders in their own countries, I now feel on a more equal footing with
On this matter of venturing, I would encourage any members of scouts-l who
work with Venturing crews to subscribe to the Venture on-line discussion
message: subscribe yourfirstname yourlastname
We are pleased to have several national Venturing cabinet members on the
list, as well as all of the regional venturing presidents. This is a list
that has answers...
From: Mario Suarez <scoutpotatol@HOTMAIL.COM>
To: SCOUTS-L@LISTSERV.TCU.EDU <SCOUTS-L@LISTSERV.TCU.EDU>
Date: 05 May 2000 10:54 AM
Subject: Re: OA & Venturing
> Personaly, when I read this I was a bit sadened that I can't call
>myself a scout, a term that has a lot of meaning to alot of people.
> In his post, Mr. Brown refers to "Sea Scout Ships". As the term Sea
>Scout Ship is still used, may I still call my self and members of my ship,
>Sea Scouts, or do we have to be called Sea Venturers?
>>Also, in the original note on this topic, the subject was "Venturing
>>Scouts". Please do NOT use such terms as that. There is no such thing as
>>Venturing Scouts, Venture Scouts, or the like. The program is called
>>VENTURING. Units are called VENTURING CREWS. Members are called
>>There is even a side-bar in the recent Scouting magazine pointing out this
>>terminalogy and others that too many misuse.
>>Venturing Crew #1838
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