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Join us for a Challenge by Choice at the 2014 Powder Horn Course! Check out our brochureflyer, or events page for more information.

Powder Horn is a training opportunity designed to expose the Venturing or Boy Scout leader to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful Venturing Ranger Award or Troop High Adventure program in several ways:

  • Help Venturing Leaders and Scouters to safely conduct outdoor activities of a fan and challenging nature.

  • Provides an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully lead their Venturers and older Boy Scouts through a program of high adventure.

  • Familiarizes the Advisor with the Ranger program so that he or she can help the Venturer to meet the requirements of the Ranger Award.

  • This course is based on the Venturing Ranger requirements giving participants an exposure to outdoor/high adventure activities.

Topics that WILL be covered:

  • First Aid
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Conservation Project
  • Leave No Trace
  • Cooking
  • Communication
  • Land Navigation
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Working with Teens

Topics that MAY be covered (at least 10 will be):

  • Backpacking
  • Cave Exploring
  • Plants and Wildlife
  • Life Saver
  • COPE
  • Mountaineering
  • Winter Sports
  • Physical Fitness
  • Watercraft
  • Equestrian
  • Expedition Planning
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Ecology
  • Outdoor Living History
  • Shooting Sports
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking

Needed For:
This is NOT a total training or certifying course. It is meant to give the participants a opportunity to try the activity and learn how to provide it in your own program.

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