High Adventure Skills Resource Course

What is Powderhorn?

The Powder Horn course is designed to help the troop, team, or crew by exposing older Scouts, Venturers, and adult leaders to safely conducted outdoor/high-adventure activities of a fun and challenging nature. The course provides an introduction to the resources needed to successfully lead youth through a program of outdoor adventure and is based upon giving participants an exposure to some outdoor/high-adventure activities. The course presenters are expert consultants, from inside and outside of Scouting, in each outdoor high adventure activity. It is not a certification event. It is for any youth or adult interested in experiencing a unit-level, high-adventure program. The purpose of a Powder Horn course includes:

  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • An introduction to resources, including expert local consultants, that can improve a unit's program
  • Exposure to new and exciting high-adventure activities Award
  • Help in delivering the promise at the unit level
  • Promoting youths' and adults' creativity when delivering high-adventure programs.rested in experiencing a unit-level, high-adventure program

Who can go?

Any registered Varsity Scout, Venturer, or leader interested in High Adventure skills.

What does it cost?

The cost for the 3 day course is $80 and includes food, program materials and facilities. No refunds will be given after 14 days prior to a course starting.

How can I go?

Register below for a Powderhorn course. A current Annual Health and Medical Record, with parent or guardian signature, is required for participation. Each participant must have an activity shirt and a Field Uniform. Transportation is not provided to and from the event.

For more information email lenardbrunsdale@msn.com.

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