Venturing Crew 572 of Potomac Falls, VA

Venturing Crew 572 Membership

The fee is $65/year for youth.  Application forms are here:  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/524-406A.pdf.  (Scouts in Troop 572 are probably already enrolled).  If you have questions about this, contact VC 572 Committee Chairman, Brian Farmer. If you have a friend that’s interested, please tell them to join us or contact Rob Craig, Advisor with questions.



Philmont 2015 (29 Jun-14 Jul)— Reserve Your Slot Now!

Sign-Up/Pay-Up deadline (for initial $300 deposit) is February 15. Download the commitment form here.  Please contact Ken Ryan with payment and/or questions.

Upcoming Events

  • Shooting Outing at a nearby range
  • Extreme Laser Tag at Sudden Combat (22446 Davis Dr.), Date TBA
  • March Crew Meeting, Date and Location TBA
  • Scuba Open Water Certification Weekend in May (date TBD)

Bears Den Hike and Cabin Campout March 15-16

Venturing Crew 572 will drive to Bears Den Trail Center;  cabin camp overnight and conduct a day hike on the Application Trail (The AT).
  • www.bearsdencenter.org    Check it out.
  • 32 miles from home - about 1 hour drive west.
  • Full amenities - heat, full bathroom
  • Inexpensive - $23.00 per person per night
  • Co-ed friendly - separate male and female accommodations
  • 150 yards from Appalachian Trail

Scuba-Sailing Exuma Islands High Adventure 2014

Crew 572 is Bahamas-bound in 2014!  24 Venturing Members will be cruising the Bahamas on a live-aboard sailing vessel departing June 28 out of Nassau.  We will be diving various hot diving spots in the islands with adventures that may include shark feeding, night diving, spear-fishing, and the ever-popular “swim with the pigs” in the Exumas!  


Seabase Sailing High Adventure 2014

Crew 572 has one crew attending Seabase 2014. This a a fantastic live-aboard sailing experience, including fishing, snorkeling and one overnight at Seabase Basecamp. The Crew is full, but if you are interested in being on the waitlist, contact Rob Craig.




Seabase Scuba 2015— Awaiting Lottery Announcement

We have put in for the 2015 Lottery for scuba diving at Seabase. Once confirmed, early commitment/registration will be required. All certification for PADI open water scuba diver must be completed prior to the trip, and the Crew will help coordinate training for those who need it.