The Boy Scout Venturing Program is open to boys and girls age 13 to 20 and has been in existence for ten years. Each Venturing Crew specializes in some type of skill, occupation or hobby with members of other Crews being invited to participate in that particular Crew’s activities. Thus one Crew may specialize in kayaking, another in rock climbing and still another might enjoy high adventure camping trips. Whatever the specialization, it is not uncommon for Crew activities to have participants gathered from various Crews.
Crew 64 was started five years ago. We specialize in professional photography. We have had the great fortune to take photos at various professional sports venues including: The Lake Erie Monsters Games, Gladiator Games, Cleveland Indian Games, Akron Aeros Games, Cleveland Browns Games, Josh Cribbs Shop With a Jock at Wal-Mart and Canton Charge Games. We have also had the pleasure to take photos at a variety of Cleveland Area Council Boy Scout activities and awards banquets. The Crew members are allowed to use professional camera gear and shoot in actual professional circumstances such as the photo pits at the various sports venues.
Recently, we were able to hook up with a purchaser of used camera gear who we traded some film cameras that had been donated to us. In return we received a good used digital SLR and lens. We suddenly realized that there might be others out there who would like to help us by donating used but still working camera gear..
Therefore, if you have any good used camera gear that is still in working order be it film or digital, we would love to have you donate it to us so that we could use it in trade for more digital SLR gear. As it stands right now, we have four camera/lens combinations for fifteen members of the Crew to shoot with. Each donation can be used as a tax deduction and we will be happy to supply you with a form showing what was donated (it will be up to you to figure the value).
So, if you would like to get rid of some dusty but in good working order cameras that have been sitting in the closet for awhile, or you have a Digital SLR and lens that you could never figure out how to operate properly, drop us a line and we will let you know where to send the gear. You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you have and we will let you know where to ship the gear to.
Venturing offers opportunities to youth that they would never be able to have otherwise. Thank you in advance for your donation.