The Venturer Scout Award Scheme has two main components.
- General activity, which leads from the Venturing Skills Award to the Queens Scout Award.
- Major Interest Award that is intended for Venturer Scouts who are heavily involved in a particular sport.
There are a number of other badges that a Venturer Scout can achieve to demonstrate achieving various skills and participating in activities, including:
- Amateur Radio Badge
- Anchor Badge
- Deaf Sign Language Emblem
- First Aid Badge
- Landcare Badge
- Language Emblem
- Scouts of the World Award
- Royal Life Saving Badge
- Their Service Our Heritage Badge
- World Scout Environment Badge
- Youth Helper Badge
- Rover Link Badge