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Senior Venturer (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    PREREQ: Have passed the Backwoodsman proficiency badge.

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  • 2

    Complete an adventure journey as a member of a Patrol in which you shall play a leading part. The journey, which may be short in length, must include at least 5 incidents such as rescues from fire or heights, compass work, Signaling over distance.

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  • 3

    Be reasonably proficient in 2 of the following. Each of the 2 must be selected from different groups, as under:

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    • a

      Boxing, Fencing, Wrestling, Judo.

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    • b

      Rowing, Riding, Ice-Skating, Sailing, Gliding.

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    • c

      Swimming, Diving.

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    • d

      Gymnastics, Tumbling.

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    • e

      Rock climbing, Rope Spinning, Caving.

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    • f

      Athletics, Field events, Cross country events.

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    • g

      Rifle Shooting, Archery.

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  • 4

    Be able to perform 2 of the following:

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    • a

      Climb a tree to a height of 30 feet.

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    • b

      Vault a fence two-thirds of your height.

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    • c

      Swim 50 yards wearing clothes.

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  • 5

    Make a journey of at least 20 miles on foot or by boat, with not more than 2 other Scouts. Route must be one with which the Scout is not familiar and should, if possible, include stiff country. Sleep out, using only the gear carried in a rucksack. Maximum weight 35 lbs., which must include food. The Examiner may set the candidate 1 or 2 tasks, which require a specific report but no general log of the journey is required.

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