Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.
Venture Crew 1209 is open to all San Juan Diego Students interested in High Adventure in the Great Outdoors. Activities include geocaching, biking, hiking, camping, outdoor education, kayaking and climbing. Every month the crew has an outdoor adventure weekend. During the summers the crew goes on a week to two week long exploration which has included a 10 day back country hiking and camping trip in Northern New Mexico, a 10 day canoeing trip in the Boundary Waters of Northern Minnessota and Southrern Canada, and a week long mountain biking, camping and hiking trip to the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park.
Questions concerning Venture Crew should be directed to Mr. Applewhite.