The prestigious Queen’s Venturer Award is the highest proficiency award for youth members in Scouts Canada and two Kamloops scouts — Rob Beesley (left) and Jeremy Dahl — have been honoured.
The award was presented to them in Victoria on April 21 at Government House by then-Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon, After a formal luncheon, award ceremony and photos, they were able to mix and mingle with Guichon, the board of governors and other dignitaries.
The Queen’s Venturer Award is presented to Venturers who have acquired competence and skills that will be of considerable use to themselves, their company and their community. These Venturers will have also been recognized by their company, their advisors and Scouts Canada as being worthy of receiving the honour.
The award signifies that a Venturer has, in the opinion of those who know them, both the character and ability to be of significant help to others. Beesley is a 2018 graduate of NorKam senior secondary, while Dahl is a 2018 graduate of Sahali secondary. High school credits are also provided for this award.