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Powder Horn Weekend #1

Powder Horn Weekend #1
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Powderhorn 2017

Adventure Royale

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course which helps Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troop, crew or ship. Would you like to expose your troop, crew or ship to rock climbing, Dutch oven cooking, geocaching, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, firefighting, search and rescue, trekking in a different countries, mountain biking, fly fishing, canoeing, wilderness first aid, astronomy, shooting sport (e.g., rifle, shotgun, handgun, archery), equestrian, 1860 baseball, wilderness survival, NYLT, Sea Scouts, the Kodiak Challenge, the Hornaday award, Messenger of Peace, living history, Leave No Trace, vendors, Jamboree, event planning, tying flies, scuba diving, and more.

The purpose of a Powder Horn course includes:

  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities.
  • Introductions to resources, including expert local consultants, which can improve a unit's program.
  • Exposure to new and exciting high?adventure activities.
  • Promoting youths' and adults' creativity when delivering high?adventure programs.

Powder Horn is offered once every year, so don’t miss this chance to replace yawns with
enthusiastic screams. Set your sights on a course that maximizes Scouting skills while
bringing adrenaline and leadership to your unit.

Open to youth and adults ages 14 and up.



Weekend #1: April 7 - 9, 2017 at Tellepsen Scout Ranch
Weekend #2: April 28 - 30, 2017 at Galveston Boat Club

COST: $275

COURSE DIRECTOR: Amy Taylor at 281-974?9981 or email her at shacpowderhorn2017@gmail.com

FIND US ON FACEBOOK AT SHAC POWDER HORN 2017 (search Facebook for the page)


Participant Qualifications

  • Be a registered adult or a registered Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing Scout or Sea Scout who is at least 14 years old. For young adults between the ages of 14 and 17, the course director requests that the applicant, their parent, and a unit leader have a conversation around maturity, expectations, and the Powder Horn experience.

  • Youth must have completed the required leadership training for the unit in which they are registered (Introduction to Leadership Skills or National Youth Leadership Training).

  • Submit a copy of BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (Part A, B, C). 

  • Adults must be trained for their position

  • Complete the following online trainings at My.Scouting.org

    • Youth Protection Training (YPT)

    • Venturing Youth Protection Training (YPT)

    • Hazardous Weather

    • Safety Afloat

    • Safe Swim Defense

    • Climb on Safely