Crew Advisor

  • Fosters an environment with the Venturing crew that has a true sense of community and that encourages everyone's growth and responsibility to one another.
  • Develops crew officers to lead - to plan, make decisions, and carry out a program of activities over an extended period.
  • Encourages participation and support for the Venturing crew from the chartered organization, Associate Crew Advisors, Crew Committee, parents, and other adults in the community.
  • Upholds the standards and policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Provides a framework for protecting the members of a crew from abuse.
  • Ensures that activities are conducted within BSA safety guidelines and requirements. Advisors should be trained by the BSA.
  • Seeks to cultivate within the members of a crew a capacity to enjoy life - to have fun through the Venturing experience.
  • Can be male or female, but must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Is appointed by the head of the chartered organization.