2012 Venturing Area Training Conference
GCC Venturing Youth and Adults Attend Area Training Conference
The Area 1 annual training conference was held November 9 and 10 at Camp Thunderbird in Pacific Harbors Council. Two Grand Columbia Council Venturing youth and four GCC Adults attended. Attending were Grand Columbia Council Venturing Officer Association President, Autumn Stevens (also serving as President of Crew 69 in Moses Lake); Shannan Stevens Area 1 Venturing Vice President of Administration, also of Moses Lake. GCC VOA Advisor (and Crew 69 Moses Lake Advisor) Frankie Stevens was present, as was Area 1 VOA Advisor, Dr. Bruce Noonan, and Arthur Moriwaki, all from Moses Lake. Area 1 VOA Associate Advisor for Administration, Bruce Heiser of Yakima also attended.
The Venturing Officer Association from Area 1 was represented by its officers. President Jeremy Felty of Chief Seattle Council, and Ethan Stroh of PHC planned the event which included performing a skit at the Friday night campfire, various training activities and games, and an Ethical Forum. Approximately 15 youth attended representing 6 Area 1 councils.