Venture Crew: High School

The St. Gabriel Venture Crew is a youth-led program for high school students (grades 9 - 12) that offers a chance for leadership and service in a social setting.  Recent events have included hiking Crowders Mountain, biking the Virginia Creeper Trail, kayaking on Lake Wylie, bowling, camping, service projects and more!   New members are always welcome. 

Adult Leader Contacts:

Kris Knudsen, adult leader, by email.

Upcoming Activities

Planning and New Member Meeting
When:  Sunday, March 10, at 6:15 pm
Where: Scout Room - lowest level of the school
What:   High schoolers - including newly our newly confirmed 9th graders - join us to plan our March 30 Model Rocketry trip and other events!  RSVP to Kris Knudsen.

“October Sky” Model Rocketry Weekend
When:  Overnight Saturday, March 30.  Leaving on Saturday at 8:00 am.  Returning Sunday by 3:00 pm
Where: Camp Grimes Boy Scout Camp near Marion, NC.
What: High School Youth (9th through 12th Grade) join the St. Gabriel Venture Crew youth group for a weekend of fun and science, building and launching model rockets. 
Cost: TBD, but estimate $35 to $40 to cover food and cost of rockets and engines. 

Saturday:  Build rockets, possibly have a class on blacksmithing (if we have an instructor available), outdoor games and activities.
Saturday evening:  Prepare Dinner and Watch “October Sky” movie in the (heated) Carter Training Lounge, adjacent to the cabins.
Sunday:  Breakfast and Cleanup, then shoot rockets at the Hornets Nest Activity Field

If interested in attending, please email Kris Knudsen

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