Powder Horn 2021
August 8 - August 13
The Powder Horn course is designed to introduce and expose Venturing and Boy Scouting adult leaders and Venturing participants (14-20) and Scouts BSA high adventure youths (14-17) to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/high adventure unit-level program. It is based on the 8 core and 18 electives found in the Venturing Ranger program.
The course is designed to help unit-level adult leaders and high adventure youth leaders to:
1. Find the resources necessary for a high adventure program.
2. Understand the safety and practical requirements for different high adventure disciplines.
3. Get hands on experience with high adventure activities.
1. Learn what resources are available to support a high adventure program.
2. Learn where to find the resources.
3. Learn how to use the resources.
4. Learn how to safely do a high adventure program.
5. Learn what is involved with different high adventure disciplines.
1. Be a registered BSA adult or if a youth participant, must be registered in a Venturing or a Scouts BSA unit. Note: youth registered with only Scouts BSA units are not allowed to participate in hand guns or shooting rifles over .22 caliber. To shoot hand guns and high powered rifles, youth must be registered with a venturing crew.
2. Adults must be trained for their registered position. Youth participants must have completed ILST, ILSC, or NYLT or equivalent training. All participants 18 and over must have a background consent form and be current with YPT at the time of the course.
3. Submit completed and current BSA medical forms A, B & C
4. Adults must take appropriate on-line training for activities including Hazardous Weather, Climb On Safely, Safety Afloat and Safe Swim Defense, valid at the time of the course.
Powder Horn Activities:
The course will feature a variety of high adventure hands-on activities including climbing, wilderness survival, geocaching, orienteering, archery, pistol, high power rifle, fly fishing, sailing, Discovery Scuba, equestrian, stand up paddling, kayaking, but wait, there’ll be much more.
Early registration 9/1/20 to 11/30/20 $350
Standard registration 12/1/20 to 3/31/21 $400
Late Course Fee* from 4/1/21 to 7/15/21 $450
*If space available. Space is limited to 48 attendees- 6 adult crews & 2 youth crews
Powder Horn Venue:
Powder Horn will be at Wente Scout Reservation, located about 6 miles east of Willits, CA. Wente has horses, real rock to climb, great mountain biking trails, two mountain bike pump courses, an 80-acre warm water lake with a variety of boating activities and fishing. Wente also features a 16 position rifle range, archery and shot gun ranges. Have questions? Contact Bobby Toda at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: Powder Horn 2021 or Jason Lewis Staff Professional Advisor at email@example.com. Online registration isn’t set up yet so drop me a line that you want to be notified when it’s ready. Bobby