To achieve this prestigious award a Venturer Scout must be able to set a goal; plan progress towards that goal; organise their self and others; and maintain the determination to overcome difficulties and complete the task.
They must also have achieved the Venturing Skills Award and complete the requirements in four award areas:
- Adventurous Activities – demonstrates that the Venturer Scout is challenged in initiative, expeditions an outdoor adventures.
- Community Involvement – activities centred on citizenship, community service and caring for the environment.
- Leadership Development – involvement in Unit management and leadership courses and studying different vocations.
- Personal Growth – self development through expressions, ideals, mental pursuits and personal lifestyle.
Each year only a few Venturer Scouts achieve this prestigious award, which is presented by the Governor and Chief Scout of New South Wales, as a representative of the Queen, at Government House.