Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.
Persons 18 years and over may not take part in planning, preparing or executing the activity, but may be consulted by the Venturer Scouts. They may accompany the team during its activity only:
In such cases, these persons must limit their participation to their specific function.
The adventure activity must last a minimum of 4 days, of which at least 84 hours must be consecutive.
Each company will submit an illustrated log prepared by the participants unaided by adults. The log will:
The daily account should:
While the competition rules require that the adventure activity log represent the unaided work of the team, Venturer Scouts should seek advice and gain prior experience in log-keeping.
Entry logs should be sent to:
Or email a .pdf version of your log to Associate Program Director David Burtt at: email@example.com.
Judges are appointed annually by the National Commissioner, and their decision is final. The judges base their evaluation of the activity on the logs submitted. They assess the activities for:
Under normal circumstances the logs entered into this competition will be returned. However, Scouts Canada reserves the right to keep them once they are submitted in competition.
All Venturer Scouts who take part in an Amory Award expedition (whether or not they are members of the winning company) receive a participation badge to wear on the uniform. The first-place company's name is recorded on the Amory Adventure Trophy, which the company may keep for nine months.
Companies that place first, second, and third each receive a trophy of their own to keep.