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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.

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Central Region Venturing Officers Association

The Central Region Venturing Officers Association was created to support Venturing in the Central Region. Presided over by the Regional Venturing President, the members are youth that serve as a Area Presidents and other appointed positions. Such other appointed positions include but are not limited to: Vice Presidents for Administration, Program and Communication, . The committee is composed of two advisors, one serving as the Regional Venturing Chairman, and the other is the Regional Venturing Staff Advisor. Other advisors are appointed to support the Area Presidents and other appointed youth.

Goals of the CR Venturing Officers Association:

  • To organize, promote and give leadership to all region-sponsored activities and region communications and to help the Area Venturing Presidents and elected officers of Council Venturing Officers Associations or TLCs/EVOAs.
  • To encourage and aid in interaction between areas/councils and to encourage area/council activities and communications and to provide leadership for such.
  • To organize and help in the development and implementation of training for Area VOA officers and advisors.
  • To promote the use of the National High Adventure Bases and Venturing bases throughout the nation.
  • To provide Venturers and Sea Scouts with a representative voice in the program and policies of Venturing, sharing leadership responsibilities with advisors.
  • To help maintain an up-to-date roster of all council/area presidents, volunteer chairpersons, staff advisors/directors, and scout executives (where appropriate), including phone numbers and addresses, as well as e-mail addresses.
  • To help publish regular communications to inform councils about activities, meetings, and projects.

The Central Region is composed of sub-divisions, known as Areas. Each Area is a geographically contiguous group of councils that are regionally administered together. Each Area has a volunteer Area Committee and a professional Scouter serving as Area Director. Each Area, recognizing the inherent value of the Venturing program have created an Area (youth) Venturing President position. An advisor is also appointed to support Area Venturing President. The Area Venturing President serves as a catalyst for Venturing in the Area, ensuring healthy communication among councils, and between councils and the region. This individual also serves as a resource to support council VOA's and aid in the developmental process of a VOA for councils establishing a VOA.

Current Central Region Venturing Youth Cabinet Members:


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