April 2016
This Month's VOA Meeting
2016 Venturing Extravaganza
Venturing Leadership Award
Youth Training Opportunities
Adult Training Opportunities
Upcoming Dates
Venturing Resources
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This Month's VOA Meeting
VOA Elections and Bonfire  
April 5, 2016
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Cradle of Liberty Council Office, Out Back

Please plan to join us for the April VOA elections and bonfire on Tuesday, April 5th.  The officers for the 2016-2017 year will be elected and all will enjoy a bonfire and smores.  We'll start out back at 7:00 PM with socialization and smores.  Around 7:30 PM the youth will go inside to hold elections for the 2016-2017 officers.  All will return to the bonfire after the election.

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2016 Venturing Extravaganza - Survival Olympics!
April 22 - 24, 2016 |Camp Hart at Musser Scout Reservation, Pennsburg, PA

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Do you ever wonder how well you would be able to survive if you were in a survival situation?

Come join the VOA and the Venturing Crews from Cradle of Liberty for a weekend of fun and competition at our Survival Olympics.

The weekend of April 22nd-24th, at Camp Hart, you will be able to test your survival know how in an Olympics style survival competition!

Test your abilities in various scout skills such as fire-building, lashings, first aid and much more. Compete against other crews for your shot at the gold! Can you lead the adventure of wilderness survival?

Please register your crew before April 1
to receive a $5 per person discount.

Venturing Leadership Award
This year's youth and adult Venturing Leadership Award recipients will be recognized at the 2016 Council Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

We hope you will join us as we recognize the distinguished service and achievement of our Scouts and volunteers.
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
Adult Training Events

  Venturing Advisor Specific Training (P21)

  - April 23: Camp Hart/VOA Weekend 


  Crew Committee Specific (WS12)

  - April 23: Camp Hart/VOA Weekend 

Upcoming Dates

Apr 7th
- VOA Elections & Bonfire
Apr 20th - Council Recognition Dinner
May 3rd
: !!! NO VOA MEETING !!!
May 20th-22nd - Area 5 2016 Rendezvous
Jun 7th - Annual VOA BBQ
Venturing Resources Available

Venturing recruiting materials like fliers, pamphlets, and recruitment guides, are now available for recruitment! We would love to help your crew have the best recruitment possible; please reach out to your District Executive for help procuring these materials.

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