Unit Program Ideas

  • Lots of ideas for Unit Program and Award Scheme
  • Start planning how you can still focus on Award Scheme activities
  • Explore some fun collaborative activities at ScoutWired.org - MineCraft, Factorio, JOTI, Discord

Aly Harris has prepared an ongoing mega list of fun and instructive ideas for Venturers to keep in touch and for Award Scheme. Click here 

Program Ideas for Venturer Units (an A-Z List)

Lots of ideas compiled by the Victorian Venturer Council Youth Team for Unit Programs and linked to the Challenge Areas - some virtual and others for when we are back to face-to-face meetings. Click here

Ideas from Duke Of Edinburgh Award 


  • Snow Venture Day 2020? - a living dream video by Aly.
  • Vic Venturer Bingo“How many can you tick off? Once completed, post it on Instagram and Facebook, and make sure you tag Venturers Victoria!”
  • Checkout this Hogwarts Digital Escape Room with your Unit
  • Home Orienteering for Venturers - a range of ideas for individuals and virtual Units. Home Orienteering
  • Run a Netflix Party at the Scout Hall and all watch the same movie at the same time - popcorn and drinks are optional
  • Theme Night - dress up and eat dinner together and chat over dinner
  • Pets Night - show off your pet on Zoom. Those who don't have pets can still join in with stuffed animals and pet rocks! 
  • Virtual Trivia Night - use your imagination in your Unit with 'virtual' prizes
  • Try an online Riddles Night
  • Have a Kahoot! competition with your Unit
  • Cooking Night - the organiser sends through a list of ingredients / each Venturer cooks and shares the process and then eat! Starts with something simple like damper
  • Lego Masters 'After the Apocalypse' Night
  • Forest School in the Garden - make some crazy scenes at home to video and share with the Unit. Best design wins!
  • Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt - the organiser shares a list and everyone has 20 minutes to find as many of the items as possible
  • Baby Photo Competition – everyone sends a baby photo to the organizer – then have to work out who's who!
  • Fancy Dress Evening - everyone dresses up in a cool outfit or hat
  • Murder Mystery Evening - 'Zombie Escape'
  • Quiz/Puzzle Evening - don't forget the drinks and snacks
  • Camp at home - create a campsite / fort in your house / garden – give the Unit a virtual tour during the meeting or camp at the Hall (make sure you arrange permissions)
  • MEGA List of Online Games - these will keep you busy for weeks
  • Virtual Sailing Regatta - check out the picture here
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