Greater Saint Louis Area Council - 2024 Taste of Venturing

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2024 Taste of Venturing

Event Details

Join in the annual fun at the Taste of Venturing!

Taste of Venturing will be a day event with camping both on Friday and Saturday nights as part of your registration.  Food for the weekend will be provided by your indiividual units. Whether your unit comes for the weekend or just for the day, its going to be an action packed weekend of fun at Warren Levis!  Camping check in as early as 5pm on Friday night and check out is by 11am on Sunday.  Saturday programming starts at 9am.

This is not a drop off event.  Each youth attending MUST be with a unit.  (if your unit is not attending please contact Jenn Barton, so she can connect you with a provisional unit.)

Event is open to youth 14 years and older or 13 and in the 8th grade (start your recuiting now)

Saturday will be packed with activities including:

  • Shooting sports  - rifles, pistols, shot guns, and archery
  • Climbing Tower, crate stacking & slacklines (Training to be certified to run a Climbing Tower for your unit will be offered to those 21years of age or older.  A seperate Training registration/fee will be required.)
  • Lake Activities --fishing and canoeing (if weather permits)
  • STEM Trailer
  • Silk Screening with the TOV Logo/Super Hero Logo--bring your own items to silk screen
  • Candlemaking and Leather stamping
  • for those camping the weekend: Friday night movies and Saturday evening Bingo and Dance. 

We will have a large potluck dinner together on Saturday night. Please plan for your unit to bring a side dish (enough for your crew plus 2) for the dinner. Please also bring a written copy of the ingredients (for allergy purposes) Main course will be provided (Hamburgers, Brats & Chicken Breasts) 

Please note: Some of the shooting sports at the event require participants to be a registered Venturer, Sea Scout, or Explorer. Scouts BSA members.  Guests cannot participate in pistols or rifles with calibers above .22. (If you are in a BSA Troop but not associated with a Crew please contact Jenn Barton, to get registered with a unit so you can shoot)

Service Project for the weekend will benefit TreeHouse Wildlife Center in Dow, IL.  See collection wish list in the attachments. There will also be an activity to help them available.

Registrations after March 17 will not be guaranteed a duck for the Duck Race.



When & Where
Camp Warren Levis
Friday 03-22-2024 5:00 PM CT to
Sunday 03-24-2024 12:00 PM CT Past
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