Venturers Courses and Visits

Courses and Visits

Scouts Victoria run youth courses for Venturers to learn skills in particular activity areas throughout the year. Apart from being a valuable learning experience, they are also a great way for Venturers to meet other Venturers from around the State.

Check out the Venturer Calendar under the Venturer Resources tab for the latest updates.

Unit Management 2020

February 2 - Diamond Creek
- Course Code: 106152 - COURSE FULL
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March 15- Footscray
- Course Code: 106107
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May 3- East Bentleigh
- Course Code: 106116
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May 15-16 Pax Hill, Ballarat
- Course Code: 106117
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May 23-24 - Bermingham Park, Gippsland
- Course Code: 106119
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June 19-20 - Eumerella, Anglesea
- Course Code: 106121
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August 23 - East Bentleigh
- Course Code: 106137
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September 18-19 - Warragul, Gippsland
- Course Code: 106144
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October 10-11 - Benalla
- Course Code: 106147
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*these courses require online registration

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Environment 2020

Venturer Bee Experience - G.W.S. Anderson Scout Park - Officer 
2 day courses for VA Environment. Further activity requirements for QS Pursuits or QS Environment
Areas covered: Bee life cycle, Bee habitat, anatomy, hive safety, hive equipment, assembly of hives.
Visit into the Apiary (weather permitting). Honey tasting and a take home sample of honey.
Price: $55 per participant. Leaders are welcome to attend at the same price as Venturers. Everyone qualifies to get a Bee badge, certificate of attainment and a sample of honey.

Dates - 2020
February 8-9
March 14-15
May 2-3
September 12-13
October 17-18
November 14-15
December 12-13
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Bee Venturer Award Scheme

Street2Bay - Scouts lead the way to protect the Bay.
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March 1 - Clean Up Australia Day
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June 12-14 - ENTMOOT - Venturer Environment Weekend - Mataranga Scout Camp
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September 11-13 - Venturer Environment Camp - Whittlesea
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Facebook: Venturer Environment Camp

Initiative 2020

March 20-22 - Amazing Race
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April 10-13 - Hoadley Hide
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May 1-3 - Lasseter Rover Crew
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June 27-28 - Yarra Batman Zone, Whittlesea
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September 4-6 - Armstrong 500
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November 20-22 - Northern Region, Benalla
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Ideals 2020

March 14 - LBC Synagogue, East Kew
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June 20-21 - Visions and Values

July 10-12 Deep Thought - Healesville
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Leadership 2020

Download Leadership Course handbook here

February 14-16 - Eumerella, Anglesea
– Course Code: 106099
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March 13-15 - Koolamurt, Bendigo
– Course Code: 106102
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April 3-5 - Treetops, Riddles Creek
– Course Code: 106108
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May 22-24 - Nagambie
– Course Code: 106118
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July 10-12 - Baypark, Mt Martha
– Course Code: 106124
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August 21-23 - Camp Warringal, Whittlesea
– Course Code: 106134
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August 21-23 - Carringal, Gippsland
– Course Code: 106135
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October 16-18 - Koolamurt, Bendigo
– Course Code: 106148
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October 16-18 - Killer Klowns, Clifford Park
– Course Code: 106149
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December 11-13 - Location TBA
– Course Code: 106150
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*these courses require online registration

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National Youth Courses

April 17-19 YOU #1 - Self Awareness in Leadership
– Course Code: TBA
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June 26-28 - You #2 -  Self Awareness in Leadership
– Course Code: TBA
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October  - TBA - LEAD - Building your Leadership Potential
– Course Code: TBA
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Youth Helper 2020

Dates coming soon

*these courses require online registration

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First Aid Courses 2020

View the First Aid Training Calendar for the most up to date information.

*these courses require online registration

Other Venturer Activities 2020

Various dates in areas across Victoria - 'Relay for Life'
Relay For Life is a community fundraising challenge for Cancer Council. Teams of friends, families and colleagues raise money in the lead up to an overnight event, where team members take turns walking around a track to signify that cancer never rests, so neither do we.
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March 21-22 - Ventski - Lake Nillahcootie near Mansfield.
Come try water skiing, catering for beginners to advanced. All equipment supplied. A Fun weekend away with other Venturers from around the state. Limited places so book early.
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April 2-5 - Venturer Mountain Bike Weekend
The Bogong Rover Chalet and Scout Cycling Team combine to offer a unique opportunity for Venturers and their Leaders to experience action packed mountain bike riding in some of the most highly regarded terrain during the April school holidays. For further details check out the Bogong Chalet website.

Contact: Bookings Officer on 0407 (CHALET) 242 538 or follow us on Facebook – Bogong Rover Chalet


May 1-3 - Top Gun - Treetops
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May 2-3 - Big Burger Challenge - Harkaway Scout Camp
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May 23-24  - Venturer Suburban Bike Hike
The Suburban Bike Hike is a supported overnight bike hike for Venturers, through the trail network of Melbourne. Throughout each day Venturers will explore the trail network of Melbourne. Along the way there will be bases where Venturers can undertake activities and build their skills. Venturers will camp overnight at a Scout Hall, before finalising the hike the following day. Venturers will need to provide their own bike, although a limited number of bikes are available for hire.

Contact: Scout Cycling Team -

September 18-20 Top Gear Venturer - Mafeking
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acebook: Top Gear Venturer 2020

2020 Youth Courses Calendar

2020 Adventurous Activities Calendar

Does your chosen course require online registration? Click the button below!

Training Registration


Registering, confirming and paying for the Online Training Registration System

  1. To register, you will be asked for your email. It is likely that the email address stored in the system is not the Venturer’s email address, but the parent’s. If you have any difficulty registering, or the online registration system says; You are not eligible or We cannot verify your information, do not hesitate to ring (03) 8543 9829 for assistance and your current email address can be added to the system so you can register.
  2. The current payment system is that the invoice for the course is added to the Workflow for your Group Leader. It is recommended that you ask the Group Leader to forward the invoice to you, and then payment options are listed on the invoice.
    To pay by credit card, call the State Training Office (03) 8543 9829 to process your payment and to enrol in the course.
  3. Once you have registered for the course, an email will automatically be sent to the email address. You must click on the link in the email to CONFIRM you are attending the course, to complete your registration.
  4. If you are not 15, the system will consider you a scout and you will not be able to register, if so ring 85439829 during business hours for assistance.
    To find out more details follow the Register Online link
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