Crew 43 is a high adventure unit open to young adults ages 14 - 20. Venturing is a BSA Program to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Venturing provides the skills needed for young adults to make ethical choices, experience a fun program full of adventure and challenges, acquire leadership skills, and to take advantage of opportunities to advance their skills and knowledge in the areas of high adventure, sports, arts, hobbies, religious life, and Sea Scouting.
Crew 43 is a separate unit from Troop 43, focused on High Adventure, including Climbing/Rappelling, Scuba Diving, Winter Sports, Whitewater, Wilderness Adventures and Leadership. Meetings during the year will focus on the youth organizing and preparing themselves for at least 1-2 high adventure trips each year. Preparations may include warm-up trips on weekends and other training such as scuba certification.
Crew 43 Leadership experience includes earning awards, electing crew officers and training younger scouts on high adventure skills, safety, first aid and emergency preparedness.