I think Venturing Advisor WAS the BSA definition.
I like the "Advisor" term, to be honest. It is more accurate as to my role as an adult "leader"; just as a good Scoutmaster, using the Patrol Method, is more an advisor than "master" of Scouts.
Sometimes,I think venturing youth should be called Advisormasters!
Honestly I don't care as long as they don't call me late for dinner (especially considering what good cooks some of my officers have been).
I think "scoutmaster" was not intended to mean "master of scouts" so much as it was intended to mean "master of scout skills." I suspect some people prefer the former definition, because if they accept the latter, they would have to bear the brunt of ridicule from guys like me when they fail to tie a timber hitch!
Edited by qwazse, 06 July 2017 - 02:41 PM.