(D)Venture Club of BS

(D)Venture Club of BS

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(D) Venture Club of BS&G :
Prelude: A large number of youth in the rural and urban areas are
interested in undertaking adventure activities organised by the youth
organisations. There is no such youth organisation at the grassroot
level to promote adventure activities.
Proposed Venture Club induct to fill up this gap and also to expand
the membership of the Bharat Scouts and Guides by retaining the
youth members leaving the units on attaining the maximum age
limit.
Objectives :
Membership expansion
– to retain outgoing youth in the organisation for a long
period.
– to develop leadership competencies in the youth
– to develop physical efficiency
– to promote harmony with nature
– to engage youth in constructive activities in their spare time.
Formation :
The venture clubs will be formed in a locality of village with a
minimum membership of 8 members.
Registration :
Each venture club will be required to register with their respective
State Association through Local/ District Association with prescribed
fee. Each club will be issued a Charter on the recommendation of
LA/DA by the state Association.
Office of the Club :
Each club will have an office where its members will meet to
participate or to discuss the Programmes and activities according to
their plan.
Area :
A Club will be organised for a locality, mohalla, village, factory,
institution or a Government Department of public service.
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Name of the Club :
Each club will be named after a National Heroine.
Membership :
The membership of the club will be open to all citizens of India
without discrimination of creed, caste or religion living in the
locality and willing to accept the Fundamentals of the Bharat Scouts
& Guides and accept the rules of the club having basic education,
sound physic and sound mind. Age 18 and above. Preferably up to
40 years of age, willing member will be invested ceremonially on
accepting the Promise and the Law after completion of the Pravesh
test requirement of a Guide.
Leadership :
There will be a leader for each club between the age of 25 to 45
years and who has undergone the Course for Adventure Leaders
conducted by the National Adventure Institute of the Bharat Scouts
& Guides.
Organisation :
Each club will have a Club Committee consisting of:
A Chairman
A Vice Chairman
Secretary (The Leader of the club will be ex. Officio Secretary of the
Committee)
Treasurer
2 or 4 members from the Venture Club members.
Functions of the Committee :
1. To administer the moveable and immoveable property of
the Club.
2. To decide the programme and activities of the club.
3. To accept membership.
4. To raise Funds for the Club.
5. To approve the expedition activities.
Funds :
The club can generate funds with the help of the local resources
confirming to the fund raising rules of the Bharat Scouts & Guides
as laid down in APRO Part-I.
Donations and sponsorship can be accepted by the Committees.
The Treasurer will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance
of the accounts of the Club.
Uniform for members of Venture Club :
Cap: – Cap in Blue colour with BS&G Logo.
Shirt – Grey Shirt or T Shirt of BS&G pattern.
Scarf – Specially designed scarf for the unit.
Trousers – Navy blue Pants/Jeans with two additional pocket on
both legs beside knees.
Pouch – A black pouch with belt worn around waist.
Footwear – Black Huntershoe or Sports Shoe.
Following will be worn at the time of participating in the adventure
activity.
Optional: Knife
Axe
Nails
Rucksack
First Aid kit
Water bottle
Programme of the Club :
Local Games Races
Kusti -Malkhamb Yoga Martial Arts
Adventure games Adventure Tour
Wide game/Rush game
Rock Climbing Cycle/ Motorcycle hike
Skating Environmental Education
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Expeditions, Night-Hiking Nature Ramble
Exploring
Camping Observation & deduction
Self Defence Photography
Nature Collection Swimming
Advanced Adventure Activities
Mountaineering Skating
Ice- skating Para- sailing
Gliding Water sports
Population Education
Badge Star Gazing
Rambler Badge
Guiding activities to be promoted by venture clubs as part of their
regular programme.
Prayer First-Aid
Fundamentals of
Scouting/Guiding. Pioneering, Map reading,
Test up to Dwitiya Sopan Map making, Rescue and
and Nipun, Fire Fighting, Backwoodsman
cooking.
Eligibility for Leader of the Venture Club :
The following are the requirements to undergo Course for Adventure
Leaders:-
Age : Strictly between 25 to 40 years.
Qualification : Minimum Matriculate.
Desirable : Knowledge of English and Hindi.
Physically fit to undertake the strain of the Adventure Activities .
Duration of the course of Adventure Leaders: 07 days
Including 4 days of adventure programme. Contents of course for
Adventure Leaders is incorporated in the Scheme of Training.

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