May a Venturer earn the Eagle Scout Rank?
Yes. If you earned the First Class Rank as a Boy Scout in a troop or as a Varsity Scout in a team, you may continue working toward Star, Life, and Eagle Scout ranks until your 18th birthday.
 
What Venturing positions count as a "position of responsibility" for rank advancement?
President, vice president, secretary, and treasurer in a Venturing crew, and boatswain, boatswain's mate, yeoman, purser, or storekeeper in a Sea Scout ship.
 
May a Venturer earn rank advancement after age 18?
Rank advancement may not be earned after you turn 18. There are some awards that can be earned by Venturers until age 21. One example is that, if you earn the required merit badges before you turn 18, you have until your 21st birthday to earn the Hornaday Award.
 
What are the standards for the Bronze, Gold, and Silver awards and the Ranger award?
For information on these, see the Venturer Handbook. For more information on the Ranger program, see the Ranger Guidebook. Other Venturing awards are available also.
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