Ranging from ages 15 to 17, venture scouts offers new levels of freedom and control to it’s members. As with all other age groups, experience isn’t needed to join and new members will be taught by their fellow ventures all that they need to know. Ventures are very independent compared to the younger age groups with scouters taking a much more hands off approach.
What we’ve been up to
- Ventures: Year in Review 2018-2019What a great year for our Ventures section! From hiking in Larch Hill and walking Darkness into Light for Pieta House to working as Patrol Leaders at our group camp in Roscommon! Have a look at the presentation below to see all the great adventures had by our Ventures. Here’s to another great year!
- Venture Scouts on a Backwoods overnightOn the weekend of the 8th – 9th March the venture scouts went to Kippure in Wicklow to do some backwoods skills training. It was a big success with everyone having a great time.
- Niamh receives a Garda Youth AwardIt is great to have one of our youth members receive this Award. Niamh’s was awarded a Garda Youth Award last Friday for her scouting involvement and positive attitude over the last year despite undergoing a heart transplant! We are delighted to have Niamh as one of our ventures.
- Venture Camp Day 2Day two Well, the blue team covered a mammoth 37km to make it to a wood in lisdoonvarna, a very weary team were met by their leaders on Tuesday night. The green team covered a more modest(!) 27 km and made it to yet another friendly farm- this time in Corofin beside a beautiful lake, …
- Duckie on Tour with the Ventures!Heidelberg will never be the same after the Maynooth Three Musketeers hit it! They hiked along the River Neckar running into many “This’ll be Great!” adventures! Duckie guided them along the way and kept the spirits high. Thanks Duckie! You’re the Best! — 8th Kildare Maynooth Scouts / www.maynoothscouts.org