TrainingProgramsPowder Horn
A hands-on High Adventure Skills Resource Management Experience
with focus on the National Outdoor Awards Program for 2018
Are your Scouts not interested in the program anymore?
Replace those yawns with enthusiastic screams. 
Set you sights on a course that maximizes Scouting skills
while bringing adrenaline and leadership to your unit.

DATES:  May 17-20, 2018

Check in:  Thursday, May 17 at 7pm
Departure:  Sunday, May 20 by 4pm

LOCATION:       Camp Saffran at Broad Creek 

Powder Horn is open to registered Youth and Adult Leaders in Scouting; 
Course will be held from early Friday morning and  concluding Sunday late afternoon.
Each course is different, highly suggest taking it again!
For more information contact:  Course Director, Chris Castillo
Click HERE for course flyer

Powder Horn is a resource course designed to introduce Scouts and Scouters to exciting high-adventure program possibilities for their Unit.  Participants leave with a list of ideas to help their program, along with the contacts and resources needed to implement them.

Aquatics - Backpacking - COPE - Climbing - Conservation - Cycling - First Aid  
Fishing - Land Navigation - Leave No Trace - Outdoor Living History 
Plants & Wildlife - Search & Rescue - Shooting Sports - Wilderness Survival
Course Objectives:


  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • Introduction to resources that can improve a unit's program
  • Exposure to new and exciting high-adventure activities
  • Help in delivering a robust outdooe program at the unit level using a variet of resources
  • Promoting youth and adult creativity when delivering high-adventure programs.



  • Registered as an Adult Leader
  • Fully trained in your registered position


  • 14 years or older and registered as a Boy Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout
  • Completed ILST, ILSC, ILSS or NYLT


  • Be current in following online: Venturing Youth Protection, Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense & Safety Afloat and Climb on Safely - online trainings can be found at 
  • Current BSA Annual Health & Medical Records, Parts A, B and C - click HERE  
COURSE FEES (includes all meals, activities, t-shirt and PH course resources and library)
  • Individual Adult Fee:    $200 
  • Youth fee:                     $175

** 2018 JTE discount will apply, if qualified 





page updated 2/19/2018