Powder Horn 2020

What in the world is this thing called Powder Horn?
Powder Horn is a resource course designed to introduce Scouting’s adults and youth to theexciting high-adventure program possibilities for their unit. The course supports the missionof strengthening units so they can achieve the mission of the Boy Scouts of America. Onecommon denominator of successful courses is that creativity and variety play a role in thedelivery of the curriculum. Each course is somewhat different, and that is a good thing.So even if you have been before, each course can be a new challenge! The ultimate goal is for the participants to leave the Powder Horn course with a list of ideas to help their program, along with the contacts and resources needed to implement them.

So, what are some of the exciting high-adventure programs this course will introduce you to?
Astronomy, Backpacking, Canoeing/Kayaking, Caving, COPE, Climbing/Rappelling, Conservation, Equestrian/Horsemanship, Fishing, Hunting, Outdoor Living History, Plants and Wildlife, Discover/Try Scuba, Shooting Sports, Small Boat Sailing, Wilderness First Aid
Participation is not required in any activity, however to earn the Powder Horn Medal, 10 activities must be successfully completed…there should be 10 everyone can complete!

Who can attend?•

  • Registered Leaders (Current YPT, fully Trained, completed: Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat, Climb On Safely)•
  • Registered Youth 14 years old and above, Venturers 13 and above and completed 8th grade (Completed: YPT, Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat, Climb On Safely)

All attendees will need to have a current BSA Annual Health & Medical Record A, B, and C

Registration is 8:00 - 9:30 am Friday morning.

** This event is currently a go, but updates due to COVID-19 may happen as those evolve **

** On-site check in will include participating in pre-course monitoring and on-site evaluation. If any of these include being screened out, everyone in the vehicle will not be admitted**

Note: Credit Card payments will incure a 3% transaction fee added to the total amount due.

Event Properties

Event Date 09-25-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 09-27-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 1
Individual Price $175.00
Target Audience All registered leaders and Youth over 14.
Contact Marybeth Chaconas
Phone Number 540-420-7027
Email marybethchaconas@gmail.com
Contact Tina Carrol
Phone Number 540-265-0656
Email tina.carroll@scouting.org
Location Camp Powhatan
Categories Program Training, Council Events
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