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What is Kodiak?

Kodiak is two things at once

1) A Local High Adventure Trek

2) Youth Leadership Training


Kodiak teaches leadership skills in a fun way that is internalized by the Venturers and Scouts.  This is accomplished as an integral part of a 6-day trek (2 three-day weekends).  In other words, come for the trek, come away a better leader!


The Kodiak syllabus focuses on 5 aspects of leaderships called commissions.  These are:

Effective Teams



Decision Making



Who may attend?

Kodiak is open to Venture youth, male or female, age 14 -20 and to Boy Scout youth age 14-17.   A BSA Class 3 Physical is required to participate in this course.



Why Kodiak?

Leadership and Service to others are two key aspects of the Venturing program.  Combining these two tenants leads to the concept of “the Servant Leader.”  While this may seem an oxymoron, servant leadership is a powerful concept and teaches that the leader works with and through a team to accomplish the mission.  Rather than just talking about Leadership, the Kodiak course, teaches useable, relevant leadership skills that every teen can use.



When and Where?

July 15, 16, & 17, 2011


Cave Run Lake, KY (Canoe Trek)


July 23, 24, & 25, 2011


Red River Gorge, KY (Backpacking Trek)


Note the Kodiak dates are Friday through Sunday on the first weekend and Saturday through Monday on the second weekend.  Each weekend will begin at 7:30am on the first day and finish at approximately 5 pm on the last day.   All participants must attend both weekends to complete the course.


How do I register?

Click Here to start to online registration process!

Last Updated on Friday, 14 January 2011 15:08