Award Scheme Resources


Award Scheme Diagram


Planning Tools


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Environment Report Template


Myths, Truths & Tricks of the Venturer Scout Record Book

A guide to dispel issues on the Venturer Award Scheme and provide guidance to Venturers and Leaders

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The Role of the Zone/District Venturer Council

A guide to how the Zone/District Venturer Council should approach supporting
and manages Venturer Award Scheme activities
(June 2017) 

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Venturer Scout Award Scheme Planning Kit (Updated Oct 2016)

Download a copy for all your forms, charts and tips to start on your Venturer Award and Queen's Scout journey.

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 Queen's Scout Portfolio of Evidence

This document is an example of what is expected for a Queen's Scout Folio to accompany the Record Book when presenting at District/Zone. Too many Venturers produce "War and Peace" and add everything in there folio, which is not necessary.

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Award Scheme Standards for Dummies
(or for people who want to know stuff!)

This is a checklist for Venturers preparing your Award Scheme for Unit Council and District/Zone Council. Some cool scripts to make it all less stressful. 

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Venturer Scout Record Book 

A new reprint in 2016 has some changes:

  • Walkabout Badges/Award added (Pages 118/120)

  • Camper Award added (Pages 119)

  • Activity Instructor/Examiner Details (four additional pages added)

    Note: The current First Aid Qualification is HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid.
    The code noted in the book has been superseded, but still accepted for VA First Aid. 

Award Scheme Policies, Guidelines and FAQ's

The following are the policies developed by the Victorian Venturer Council to assist Venturers and their Leaders to

plan activities including goals within the Venturer Award Scheme.


Management of the Unit

- Code of Conduct

- Initiative Course management (under review 2017)

- Leadership Course management (under review 2017)

- Queen's Scout Award - extension of time to complete Award Scheme requirements (see Queens Scout Handbook)

- Establishing & Hosting of small units (under development 2017)

- Wearing of Venturer badges on Leaders uniforms.


Award scheme guidelines on the following

- Abseiling (under review 2017)

- Debutante sets

- Driving for Pursuits

- Expeditions (under review 2017)

- First Aid

- Rockclimbing (under review 2017)

Service within Scouting Form  For Youth Helper in a Joey, Cub, Scout Section

- Scout shows (under review 2017)