As a Venturer, I promise to do my duty to God and help strengthen America, to help others, and to seek truth, fairness, and adventure in our world.
Please welcome Christina Vogt as the 2013-2014 Central Region Venturing President. Christina is from the Greater St. Louis Area Council (GSLAC) and lives in Ballwin, MO. Her term of...
Please welcome the Central Region Venturing Vice Presidents for 2013-2014:
Dagny Gargas- Vice President of Administration
Kim Legg- Vice President of Program
Emily Mausshardt- Vice President of Communications
Dagny, Kim, and Emily will...
Congratulation to the NEW 2013 -2014 National Venturing President Annaliese Parker!
Annaliese is from the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, at the heart of Silicon Valley in California. She served...
The Central Region is the administrative body that services sixty-nine local BSA councils in the Great Midwest of the United States . The territory spanned by the Central Region includes council headquarter cities in thirteen states, including all of Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and parts of Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Virginia, and West Virginia. As a whole, these sixty-nine councils positively influence the lives of over 715,000 registered youth in traditional BSA programs. Included in that figure are over 48,000 Venturers in over 3,600 crews (including over 900 Sea Scouts in over 90 ships). The region works to support and sustain these sixty-nine councils as they build, support and sustain their programs. This web-based resource is aimed to support the objectives of Central Region, BSA. See the Area Pages tab above for a complete listing of councils organized by area within the region.
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 1 Venturing President
Mikaela Boston is the Area 1 President for the 2013-2014 term. She hails from Northern Star Council based out of the Saint Paul, Minnesota. Mikaela has been the President of Crew 001 for multiple terms as well as serving in Vice President positions. During her tenure as President of Crew 001, she has tripled the number of youth enrolled in the Crew. She is also a crew member in crew... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 2 Venturing President
Jasmine Dittel is the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 2 Venturing President. Jasmine has been part of a Scouting family all of her life, and for the past 3 years she has been registered with Crews 2977 and 1006 in the Great Lakes Council. She has been President and Vice President for her crew, and was instrumental in reforming Crew 1006. Jasmine has participated in a Philmont Cavalcade, and has... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 3 Venturing President
Please welcome Elizabeth Schneider as the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 3 Venturing President. Lizzie is from the Greater St. Louis Area Council and lives in Florissant, Missouri. She will be attending Lindenwood University in the fall to pursue a degree in secondary education and mathematics. In her council, Lizzie currently serves as the Greater St. Louis Area Council Venturing Vice President of Administration. She has also served as... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 4 Venturing President
Henry Gunther will be serving as the Central Region Area 4 President for 2013-2014. Henry is a 17 year old Venturer from Crew 2001 in the Great Trail Council in Akron, Ohio. He has been a Boy Scout for 7 years and a Venturer for 4. His scouting career has taken him all over. He has camped over 200 nights, gone white water rafting down the New River, backpacked 72 miles... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 5 Venturing President
Please welcome Mallory Ware as the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 5 President. Mallory is a freshman at Missouri Southern State University and is a member of Crew 370 of Carl Junction of Ozark Trails Council. She has been the District VOA Vice President of Program, District and Council VOA President, Crew Vice President and Crew President, Nature Director for Council's Resident Camp and has been on Camp Staff for 3... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 6 Venturing President
Mandi Forsythe will be serving as the Central Region Area 6 President for 2013-2014. She is from Indianapolis, IN. Mandi is a freshman at the Honors College of Bowling Green State University, majoring in Inclusive Early Childhood Education. She has been in the Venturing program since her fourteenth birthday in 2009. During that time, she has held the position of Vice President for both Crew 194 and Crew... [More]
Announcing the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 7 Venturing President
Katlin Adams has been selected as the 2013-2014 Central Region Area 7 Venturing President. Katlin is from Calumet Council and is a resident of Markham, IL. She is a recent graduate of Tinley Park High School and is 18 years old. Katlin is currently studying at Saint Xavier University majoring in Elementary Education. She has been involved in the Venturing program since the age of 14, in her Venturing... [More]
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