TrainingProgramsPowder Horn
A hands-on High Adventure Skills Resource Management Experience
with focus on the National Outdoor Awards Program for 2020
                                      
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Are your Scouts not interested in the program anymore?
Replace those yawns with enthusiastic screams. 
Set your sights on a course that maximizes Scouting skills
while bringing adrenaline and leadership to your unit.
                           
 
 
DATES:  August 27-30, 2020
Check in:  Thursday, August 27 at 7pm
Departure:  Sunday, August 30 by 4pm
 

LOCATION:       Camp Saffran at Broad Creek 

Powder Horn is open to registered Youth and Adult Leaders in Scouting; 
Course will be held from early Friday morning and  concluding Sunday late afternoon.
Each course is different, so we highly suggest taking it again!
 
For more information contact:  Course Director, Dave Malkiewicz
PowderHorn.BAC@gmail.com   443-721-4417
 
Click HERE for course flyer
Registration Deadline is July 30 - register TODAY!
 
WHAT IS POWDER HORN?

Powder Horn is a resource course designed to introduce Scouts and Scouters to exciting high-adventure program possibilities for their Unit.  Participants leave with a list of ideas to help their program, along with the contacts and resources needed to implement them.

 
Aquatics - Backpacking - COPE - Climbing - Conservation - Cycling - First Aid  
Fishing - Land Navigation - Leave No Trace - Outdoor Living History 
Plants & Wildlife - Search & Rescue - Shooting Sports - Wilderness Survival
 
Course Objectives:

 

  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • Introduction to resources that can improve a unit's program
  • Exposure to new and exciting high-adventure activities
  • Help in delivering a robust outdoor program at the unit level using a variety of resources
  • Promoting youth and adult creativity when delivering high-adventure programs.
 
PARTICIPANT PRE-REQUISITES:

 

Adults:

  • Registered as an Adult Leader
  • Fully trained in your registered position

Youth:

  • 14 years or older and registered as a Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout
  • Completed ILST, ILSC, ILSS or NYLT
 

ALL PARTICIPANTS:

  • Be current in following online: Venturing Youth Protection, Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense & Safety Afloat and Climb on Safely - online training can be found at www.my.scouting.org via the BSA Learning Portal
  • Current BSA Annual Health & Medical Records, Parts A, B and C - click HERE  
 
COURSE FEES (includes all meals, activities, t-shirt and PH course resources and library)
  • Adult Fee:     $200 
  • Youth Fee:    $175
** $20 Early Bird Discount, if registered before March 1, 2020
 

                                      

 

 

page updated 11/7/2019
 
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Baltimore Area Council

701 Wyman Park | Baltimore MD | 21211
(443) 573-2500

Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation
1929 Susquehanna Hall Road | Whiteford, MD | 21160
410-420-4090

 

 Schapiro Scout Service Center (Council headquarters)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Email:
scouting@baltimorebsa.org

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