Change Coming to Venturing

 In a recent email from Mr. John Coleman, Area 5 BSA director it has been announced that a resolution was passed the National Executive Board lowering the Venturing age from 14 to 13. This opens up the Venturing program to many additional youth. This resolution is effective May 1, 2010.


> RESOLUTION
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> WHEREAS, the current age and grade eligibility requirements for participation in the Venturing program is 14 years of age and completion of the eighth grade, and
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> WHEREAS, the Program Content Committee has recommended that, effective May 1, 2010, the age requirement be changed to 13 years of age and completion of the eighth grade;
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> NOW THEREFORE, BE IT
> RESOLVED, that Article VII, Section 2, Clause 2 (a) of the BSA Rules and Regulations be, and hereby is, amended to read as follows:
> Venturer-Be 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade, or be 14 years of age or older, and not yet 21 years of age.

 For more information on Venturing go to:  www.scouting.org