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Venture Advancements

Venturer Neckerchief Program (Mang Khăn):  Required for a Venturer to become an official member of Thanh Đoàn Hướng Việt, Crew 105.  Click here to view details.


  • Mang Khăn Pre-Test
  • Quốc Ca Việt Nam (song)
  • Hướng Đao Hanh Khuc (song)
  • Thanh Sinh Ca (song)


Venturer Member Scout Program (Tuyên Hứa):  Required for a Venturer to become an official member of the World Scout Movement.  Click here to view details.


  • Tuyên Hứa Pre-Test #1
  • Tuyên Hứa Pre-Test #2
  • Bài Ca Tuyên Hứa (Song)
  • Nguồn Thật (song)
  • Thanh Sinh Ca (song)
  • Hội Ca HDVN (song)


  • GA Time Line: Use this template to track your estimated and actual start and completion date for each step toward the Gold.
  • Girl Scout Gold Award Guidlines: This is the reference material for the Gold. It contains the templates for both the Project Proposal and the Final Report.
  • Refer to  Girl Scouts of Orange County website for more information.


Important Dates: Click here for Council deadlines for applications, interview, and final report submission.  

Application Deadlines:                                                            Interview Date*

Monday, April 2, 2012      6:00 PM                                            Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012      6:00 PM                                            Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012       6:00 PM                                            Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Monday, September 3, 2012   6:00 PM                                      Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Thursday, November 1, 2012   6:00 PM                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 2012

* Girls MUST have an interview with a member of the Gold Award Support Group before starting their project. Applicants will receive notification of their interview between 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on the interview date above. Applications are received on a rolling basis. Late applications will be held until the next application deadline.

Final Report Deadlines:                                                          Date Notebook/Pin Available**

Friday, September 30, 2011 6:00 PM                                                           November 2011

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 6:00 PM                                                              March 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012 6:00 PM                                                                May 2012

Monday, June 4, 2012 6:00 PM                                                                     August 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012 6:00 PM                                                        November 2012

Thursday, January 3, 2013 6:00 PM                                                             March 2013

Monday, March 4, 2013 6:00 PM                                                                   May 2013


The Venturing Award is the first Venturing program level award. The first step in any journey is the courage to begin. Right from the beginning of the Venturing experience, youth learn about Venturing, what the crew does, what to expect from their experiences with the crew, and making a commitment to the principles of Venturing. The first level of recognition marks the commitment to join and move forward into the adventure of Venturing.

Award key points
  • Joining level
  • Initial participation
  • Commit to crew and ideals
  • Induction into crew
Award intended outcomes
  • Commitment to a new experience
  • BSA training on personal safety


Venturing Award Requirements

  1. Participate in a crew activity outside of a crew meeting.
  2. Participate in an interview conducted by your crew president and your Advisor.
  3. Complete Personal Safety Awareness training.
  4. State intention to join the crew by participating in an induction ceremony, during which you repeat and commit to live by the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, and the Venturing motto: Lead the Adventure.