Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; and there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time.
Powder Horn is designed to introduce and expose Venturing, Sea Scouts and Boy Scouting adult unit leaders to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/high adventure unit-level program. It is based on the eight core requirements and eighteen electives found in the Venturing Ranger program. It is intended to help adult leaders get out of the box in finding and using resources, and in the way they lead their unit-level high adventure programs.
This course is a fun introduction to skills. Powder Horn does not train you to be an expert, or even to be self-sufficient in any aspect of outdoor skills. Units will most likely still need to find knowledgeable, trained, and certified individuals to provide a safe and exciting outdoor high adventure program.