December 2017
« Aug    



The Adventurous Race

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, VOA|Tags: , , |

Coming up in November is the Fall Venturing Super Weekend and its theme is The Adventurous Race. Venturers will have to race across camp and compete against their fellow venturers in challenges that the crews come up with. If you and your crew have an idea for a challenge please contact us at before September 28th or bring your idea to a VOA Meeting. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Download the latest Attendee guide here: Fall Attendee guide (PDF) Fall Attendee Guide (Docx)

Venturing Leadership Award Nominations Are Now Open

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition|

My fellow Venturers, The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is opening nominations for the Venturing Leadership Award. Two of these awards may be given out each year. Nominations will be open until March 15. There will be links for the nomination form in both Google Form and PDF form included in this email. If you fill out the PDF version, please attach it in a reply to this email. The Venturing Leadership Award can be presented to youth and adults alike.  Please consider nominating someone for this high honor to recognize their service to the Venturing program in the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. The Venturing Leadership Award is presented by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to Venturers and Venturing Advisors who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law. [...]

Officer Nominations

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Events, VOA|

Its time for the VOA's officer nominations. Fill out the form below and you will be in the election at the Spring Super weekend. If the Google form is not working please use the fillable word file and send it to Venturing Officers Nomination Form Loading...

University of Scouting

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Events|

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is having a University of Scouting on January 7th at St. Leo University. This event is open to everyone adult and youth. The cost is $15.00 if registered before December 21, 2016, after that the price will increase to $20.00. university of scouting flyer Course Schedule Register here

Spring Venturing Super Weekend

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On March 31 - April 2, Venturers from around the Council and beyond will gather at Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation for the Spring Venturing Super Weekend!   Check out the VSW Page for the latest information. Register Here!

Venturing Holiday Party

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Holiday Party, VOA, Winter|

As we start our joyous Holiday Season, I encourage you to pass on the gifts that Scouting has given us, among which are the Scout Oath and Law, leadership, and Adventure. On Friday, December 16, at 7:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Seffner, the VOA will be hosting the annual Venturing Holiday Party. The Holiday Party will be a night of food, fun, and fellowship.  Please bring an item for our potluck, as well as a gift (please under $10) for the White Elephant Gift Exchange).  Please Contact Kirstin for any additional information. The Holiday Party will be taking the place of our December VOA Meeting, please bring your Crew members, and any friends interested in joining Venturing. Thank you, and I will see you at the Holiday Party! […]