Powder Horn Training
October 10-12 & October 24-26, 2014 at the Woodruff Scout Reservation
Powder Horn is a training opportunity designed to expose Venturing Leaders, Boys Scout Leaders or Cub Scout Leaders to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful Venturing Ranger or Troop High Adventure Program. Powder Horn is conducted over two (3-day) weekends. The Atlanta Area Council will host its 6th Powder Horn Training Course in the Fall of 2014 at Woodruff Scout Reservation.
Course Director: Jim Gilpatrick
Help Boy Scout & Venturing Leaders to safely conduct outdoor activities of a fun and challenging nature.
Provides an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully lead their Venturers and older Boy Scouts through a program of high adventure.
Familiarizes the Advisor with the Ranger program so that he or she can help the Venturer to meet the requirements of the Ranger Award.
This course is based on the Venturing Ranger requirements giving participants an exposure to outdoor/high adventure activities.
Powder Horn Classes and Activities:
This Powder Horn Course will include the following Ranger Core Requirements and Electives:
Backpacking; Communication; Conservation; Project Development; Cooking; Emergency; Preparedness; Expedition Planning; First Aid; Plants, Wildlife & Ecology; Wilderness Survival; Land Navigation; Leave No Trace Camping; Life Saver; Mountaineering; Outdoor Living History; Overnight; Physical Fitness; Shooting; Sports; Working with Teens.
Note: No one is required to do an activity they feel uncomfortable with.
Qualifications for Participating:
Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America.
Must have completed "This Is Scouting" and the Position Specific Training (for your position) prior to attending Powder Horn.
Be able to meet physical requirements of BSA Annual Medical Record (Parts A, B, C) in a backcountry environment.
Register for Powder Horn