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VENTURING TRAINING for your CREW

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC)

The purpose of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course is to teach crew members with leadership positions about their new roles and how to most effectively reach success in that role. It is intended to help Venturers in leadership positions within their crew understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Venturers and is a replacement for the Venturing Leadership Skills Course. Completion of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews is a prerequisite for Venturers to participate in the more advanced leadership courses National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). It is also required for Kodiak.

Course Syllabus

Venturing Crew Officers Orientation

This training module is geared primarily to Venturing youth that are elected into positions as officers within their Venturing crew, but it can also be used by adult leaders to learn the duties of the officers in the crew. This course is very useful for youth officers to fully understand their roles and responsibilities as it relates to Crew Officers Briefings and Seminars. This course will help the youth develop an annual plan of activities for the crew, as well as acquiring leadership and team-building skills. Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes.

Course Video

Venturing Goal Setting & Time Management Training Module

Below is the instructor’s guide for the Venturing Goal Setting and Time Management Training Module. This course will provides a fun, interactive learning experience in learning Time Management in a in a 3 ½ hour time period. The presentation of this module can be split up to accommodated to meet the needs of the crew. Completing this training module will fulfill the Venturing Discovery Award requirement for the goal setting-time management training course.

Course Materials

Mentoring for Venturing

Below is the instructor’s guide for the Mentoring for Venturing. This course will provides a interactive learning experience on Mentoring in a 2 hour presentation. The presentation of this module can be split up to accommodated to meet the needs of the crew. Completing this training module will fulfill the Venturing Summit Award requirement for the Mentoring training course.

Instructor Guide

Project Mangement Training:

This training provides an understanding of project management and the tools, techniques, and templates to effectively work on a project. Outlined in this document are steps that will enable you and your project team to plan and manage a project form concept to conclusion; in this process, you’ll meet everyone’s expectations. The document will start by providing a basic understanding of project management concepts, and then in plain everyday words, explain how a project manager and team can effectively: define the project, organize the work, create a plan, and work the plan to a successful conclusion. Please e-mail myscouting@scouting.org for syllabus and powerpoint materials.

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