Venturing Crew 2009 "The Bishop's Crew"
Venturing is a branch of Boy Scouts of America open to both male and female youth who are between the ages of 14 (or 13 and finished 8th grade) and 21.
Crew 2009 is chartered through the Diocese of Phoenix and Serra International.
Crew 2009 is unique in that in addition to outings and activities, Crew 2009 assists with service to the Diocese. Their signature event is to host the annual “Seminarian Picnic” for seminarians and their families. The Crew also helps with the annual Diocesan Scout retreat and other events as requested.
The Crew is run by the Scouts with mentoring by Advisors and the Crew Committee. Crew members meet and plan activities which have included kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, archery, firearms, volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, and Surf Camp in San Diego.
Have an activity or interest you would like to do? Come with your ideas and enthusiasm and make the crew your own!!!
Scouts can be dually enrolled in other troops or crews. Annual membership dues are minimal.
The Crew is spread out over the Diocese so we currently have three “subcrews” and are looking to add one in the West Valley and one in the Flagstaff area. Subcrews can meet and plan their own activities but also come together for larger events.
Contact us for more information!!
Crew 2009 Contacts:
Steve Miller, Crew Advisor
Kathy Polowski, Committee Chair
Fr. Paul Sullivan, Chartered Organization Rep.
Ann Colvin-Smith, Associate Advisor, East Valley Crew
Chris Bosn, Associate Advisor, Anthem Crew
Steve Miller, Scottsdale Area Crew
CREW MEMBERS: Contact Kathy Polowski for costs and to make payments to CREW 2009 for Crew Dues, BSA dues and shirt orders.
Send a check to Kathy Polowski at 1877 E. Bendix Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283. Make check payable to Serra Crew 2009.