Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Venturing Officers Association

Council Venturing President

Recomended Selection Process: Council Venturing President

  • Council Venturing presidents are to be selected by April 30.
  • Beginning in 2011, current and past crew officers and above are eligible to submit an application.

Steps in the Selection Process: Council Venturing President

  • Eligible applicants may submit an application by March 15.
  • The council Venturing staff advisor, the council Venturing volunteer advisor, and the current council VOA president will review all applications to identify qualified applicants.
  • The current council Venturing president, council Venturing volunteer advisor, and council Venturing staff advisor will screen the candidate pool for merit and select two or more highly qualified candidates to be interviewed by the entire selection panel.
  • The council Venturing volunteer advisor, the area VOA president, the current council VOA president, and any council VOA vice presidents and crew presidents who are not candidates will form a selection committee to interview and select a new council VOA president from the qualified applicants.
  • The interview process may be determined by the council VOA leadership and may include remote conferencing.
  • The review and selection process will be effective beginning with selection of the 2011–2012 council VOA presidents in March 2011, or as soon thereafter as each council initiates its first VOA presidency.