What is Powder Horn?
Powder Horn is a course designed to introduce Scouters and thier older youth to exciting program activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor adventure program limited only by their imagination and desire coupled with BSA guidelines and safety requirements. This course provides trained leaders at all levels with the resources to help guide their youth in meeting their goals.
The Powder Horn is a comprehensive "hands on" course that goes from early morning until late in the evening. It is intended to help adult & youth leaders think out of the box in finding and how they lead their unit-level high adventure programs.
The course is designed for all adult and youth BSA leaders trained in thier positions and interestedf in high adventure programs with the goal to move their organization to the next level.
No high adventure skills are taught in this course. It is designed to have some disciplines introduced with a hands-on segment. For scuba, a Discover Scuba (PADI) session where participants get into a shallow pool and wear scuba gear. It is not scuba certification. Participants will not learn how to rock climb or shoot a skeet course, but will learn where to go to find those who can teach these skills to Scouts and Scouters.