|Journey to Excellence|
Success can be measured in lots of ways. For a Scouting unit, there is an objectives-based scoring system where points are earned in 11 different areas. The BSA calls it the Journey to Excellence or JTE. For a Venturing Crew, they must complete 9 of the 11 requirements and score 700 points to earn a Bronze, 1,000 points for a Silver, or 1,600 points for the top level Gold. The maximum a Crew can score is 2,600 points.
The requirements include
Our Crew amassed 1,925 points and was awarded a JTE Gold Unit Award for this past year. This is the sixth successive year that the Crew has received top unit honors from the Boy Scouts of America. The patch can be worn on the right sleeve of the uniform.