When: August 5-7 and August 26-28, 2016
Where: Camp Old Indian in Travelers Rest, SC
Cost: Deposit is $75 and Total Fee is $230
Overview of Powder Horn
The Powder Horn course is designed to expose older Scouts, Venturers, and Adult Leaders in how to safely conducted outdoor/high-adventure activities of a fun and challenging nature. The course provides an introduction to the resources needed to successfully lead youth through a program of outdoor adventure and is based upon giving participants an exposure to some outdoor/high-adventure activities. The course presenters are local consultants, from inside and outside of Scouting, in each outdoor high adventure activity. It is not a certification event. It is for any youth or adult interested in experiencing a unit-level, high-adventure program.
What to Expect
- The main goal of a Powder Horn course is to expose participants to opportunities and resources available to conduct fun and exciting adventures for scouts. It is not designed to make you an expert at specific skills.
- Powder Horn is a combination of lectures, hands-on experiences and participation (if you desire) in certain activities.
- The course is held over two weekends, from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.
Questions and Answers
What is the Cost?
$230 for both weekends
Includes Materials, Food, Lodging, T-Shirt and Awards
Who can attend?
Registered youth or adult member of BSA
Youth must be 14 or 13 if a member of Venturing Crew
Youth must have completed NYLT or or Introduction of Leadership Skills
Position specific training for Adults – Fast Start and one of the following:
- Troop Committee
- Scoutmaster / Assistant Scoutmaster
- Varsity Scout Coaches / Assistant Coaches
- Venturing Specific Leader Training
Must be capable of functioning safely in outdoor environment
BSA Annual Health Form Parts A, B & C required
What about Food?
Of course we are going to feed you.
Saturday – breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sunday – breakfast and lunch
Please eat before arriving on Friday evening. Cracker Barrel only.
Camp Old Indian has permanent Adirondacks that sleep 4, 6 & 8 people
There are also a couple of 4 sided lodges if the open wall bothers you
A large field is available for tent camping
Flush bathrooms with showers are located in each campsite
What to Bring?
This is a camp out. Pack as you would for an outing with your unit.
For more information visit the Blue Ridge Council’s website.