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Venturer And Queen's Scout Awards Pursuits Challenge

Scouts Air Activities Venturer & Queen's Scout Awards' Pursuits or Outdoor Challenge

SAAV's Venturer & Queen's Scout Awards' Pursuits or Outdoor Challenge aviation program is structured to meet the 10 hour requirement of the Venturer Award or the 20 hour requirement of the Queen's Scout Award.

The program is in three parts:

  • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge including principles of flight, weather and navigation
  • Plan a Cross Country Flight
  • Advanced Introductory Flight

Venturer Awards' Aeronautical Theory Days

The Venturer Aeronautical Theory Day is designed for individual or a small groups of Venturers seeking to use aviation for their  Venturer or Queen's Scout Awards Pursuit or Outdoor Challenge. The day will cover the basic aeronautical knowledge, principles of flight, weather, navigation and basic flight planning. At the end of the day participants will be give a pack of material to assist them complete an individual flight planning exercise, 'plan a hike in the sky'. Together these will ultimately lead to a separate flying activity day which could be a solo or share training flight.

Click on "Book Now" link below to the TryBooking website to register individual for the 18 March 2017 Venturer Aeronautical Theory Day.


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Learn to Fly & Venturer Awards' Information Days

From time to time Scout Air Activities Victoria (SAAV) receives requests from Scout and Guide members with an interest in aviation as a career, a hobby, or a means of personal travel. In recent years there has also been interest from individual Venturers and some Venturer Units in utilising aviation to meet the requirements of the Pursuits and Outdoor Challenge requirements of the Venturer Award.

SAAV is hosting a Learn to Fly & Venturer Award Information session at Moorabbin Flying Services on Sunday, 26 February 2017 starting at 9:00am. We will focus on the requirements for pilot training and licencing including an outline of various training options and indicative costs as well as an opportunity to speak to some of our commercially qualified pilots and close-up inspection of typical training aircraft.

Click on "Book Now" link below to the TryBooking website to register for the 20 February 2017 Learn to Fly & Venturer Awards' Information Day. Applications are open now and will close on Sun, 5 February 2017 unless sold out earlier, places are limited


If you missed out on a place or can't make this event, register on our waitlist for events in 2017. By registering on the Waitlist you will help us decide how many events to run in 2017. Click on The Waitlist icon on the Learn to Fly pages on


 Scouts NSW Air Activities Centre conducts Air Venture Flying Camps

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Do you like this view, this could be yours. Have you thought about flying for your Venturer Award or Queen Scout Pursuits.

Scouts NSW Air Activities Centre conducts Air Venture Flying Camps over six days during the April and September school holidays each year from their base at Camden (about 60km from Sydney Airport). Each camp is limited to 10 participants and will cost $2,400 including meals, briefings and ground school lessons, 10 hours flying (subject to weather), and a pilot's Log Book but does not included transport to Camden.

In 2016 camps are scheduled for Sunday 10, April to Friday, 15 April and Sunday, 25 September to Friday, 30 September. For further information contact