Powder Horn is an exciting training opportunity designed to present local resource individuals in all areas of high adventure covered by the Venturing program's Ranger award, including: First Aid, Communications, Cooking, Emergency Preparedness, Land Navigation, Leave No Trace Camping, Wilderness Survival, Conservation, Backpacking, Cave Exploring, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Ecology, Equestrian, Fishing, Hunting, Lifesaving, Mountaineering, Outdoor Living History, Physical Fitness, Plants and Wildlife, Project COPE, Scuba, Shooting Sports, Watercraft, and Winter Sports. The program will also help leaders in working with teens and how to address issues related to co-ed Venturing crews.
Powder Horn can help establish a successful high adventure program for older Scouts and Ventures in several ways:
Councils occasionally hold Powder Horn Courses. Visit www.powderhorn-bsa.org/dates.html for a list of courses.