Scouting - Fact or Fiction?
Venture/Venturing/Varsity



Statement A Venturing crew must be coed. Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Nope, can be all male or all female.

Statement We're a Venture Patrol, so we're wearing the orange loops! Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Sorry, only Varsity Scout Teams wear those.

Statement We're a Venture Patrol, so we can wear the green shirts, right? Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Sorry, no. Only Venturing Crews wear those. You're Boy Scouts, so you wear tan. That Venture strip is your identification of being a Venture Patrol.

Statement We're a Venture Patrol, we can wear the green loops on our tan shirts. Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Nope, green loops on the spruce green shirts of the Venturing division only.

Statement We don't have to wear green loops with our green Venturing shirts. Its just redundant. Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Sorry, no. The Venturing Reference Guide in the Venturing Leader Manual makes it clear you *do* wear the green loops with the green shirt. This is proper uniforming. Plus you will see some wearing silver and gold loops with the green shirts.

Statement Venturing is just Exploring with a new name. Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Not really, Exploring still exists under Learning for Life. There is some overlap with the old Exploring, but Venturing doesn't have the affiliation/focus with organizations like police or fire fighting that Exploring had.

Statement We're in a Venture crew. Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Nope, You're either in a VENTURE PATROL (and a member of a Boy Scout Troop), or you're in a VENTURING CREW.

Statement We're Venture Scouts Fact or Fiction Fiction Comments Nope, You're either BOY SCOUTS in a VENTURE PATROL, or you're VENTURERS in a VENTURING CREW.




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