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VenturingFest 2018

Area 3 & Area 5 Contingent

This page contains all of the known details about the Area 3 & Area 5 Contingent for VenturingFest 2018.

To view details about the VenturingFest 2018 event itself, visit

Transportation will be provided by Charter Bus (to/from St. Louis and the Summit) with activity stops along the way. Below is a detailed itinerary and trip details.

Who can participate?
Any registered Venturer or Scout of Venturing age (13 and completed 8th grade to 20)
Any registered Scouting Adult Leader
We are taking whole units, partial units, and provisional members (with letter of recommendation from adult leader)
Make sure you can pass the physical requirements from the Summit before registering with us
If you can make it to St. Louis we will take you, you don't have to be from Area 3 or Area 5 of the Central Region

Contingent Benefits
  • Two contingency t-shirts
  • Seat on the Bus
  • Summit Reservation for VenturingFest 2018
  • Overnight Caving or Hotel on trip back
  • Meal Budget for in route
  • Activity stop in Charleston, WV on trip out
  • Optional Overnight at Salem in Ballwin UMC

June 30th:
  • 7:00pm Load Buses at Salem in Ballwin United Methodist Church (14825 Manchester Road, 63011)
  • 8:00pm Buses depart

July 1st:
  • Activity stop in Charleston, WV in the morning
  • Arrive at VenturingFest 2018

July 2nd-5th: Enjoy all that VenturingFest 2018 has to offer. We are still getting details on how we will be camping/operating as a contingent from the Summit.

July 6th:
  • Leave VenturingFest 2018
  • Overnight Stop: Cumberland Caverns (A night of wild caving and sleeping inside the cave. There will be an alternative hotel stop for those unable/unwilling to participate in the caving adventure. Details- check out the All Around the Mountain)

July 7th:
  • Drive back to St. Louis (set to arrive around 5:30pm)
  • Overnight at Salem in Ballwin UMC (optional for out of town groups)

Adults (21+):
  • $900 by April 1st
  • $1,000 between April 2nd and June 1st
Youth (14-20):
  • $1,000 by April 1st
  • $1,100 between April 2nd and June 1st


  • White Water Rafting Excursion: $65
  • Extra Shirts: $15
  • Extra Patches: $5

Contact Amanda Vogt at or 636-394-6809

Registration Link