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2017 Powder Horn Training - This course has been cancelled


2017 Powder Horn Training - This course has been cancelled
Date/Time
Registration Begins
2/15/2017
Last Day To Register
7/24/2017
Location
22799 North Elbert Rd
Elbert, CO 80106, US
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2017 Powder Horn Training for Venturing

2017 Powder Horn Training for Venturing, Boy Scouts and Scouter Leaders of all ages (youth and adults)

The cost of the course includes all meals, training materials, demonstration items, camping fees and all other fees associated with providing this course.

Venturing Outdoor Skills Resource Course

You must attend both sessions:

Session 1

August 11-13, 2017
Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch
22799 North Elbert Road
Elbert, CO 80106

Check in from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, August 11, 2017

Session 2

August 18-20, 2017
Tahosa Alpine Base
173 County Road #96
Ward, CO 80481

Check in from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, August 18, 2017

If you are participating in SCUBA, you must have a PADI Medical Form.

Please note: Dinner will not be served on Friday evenings.

The Powder Horn Course is designed to expose all leaders to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful high adventure program. It also familiarizes the Advisor with the Ranger program so that they can help the Venturer to meet the requirements of the Ranger Award.

The Powder Horn course is designed to help all leaders involved in the unit to safely conduct activities of a fun and challenging nature. It provides an introduction to the resources needed to successfully lead their Venturers/Scouts through a program of outdoor adventure. This course is based upon the Ranger requirements giving participants an exposure to some outdoor/high adventure activities and is not a certification event.

This course is not a total training program, which enables the Venturing or Boy Scout leader to be an expert or even self-sufficient in any aspect of outdoor skills. The adult leader will most likely still need knowledgeable, trained and certified individuals (consultants) to help provide a safe and correct outdoor/high adventure program.

After completing this course, participants would have sufficient introductory information which will provide the following outcomes:

  • Detailed knowledge of the Range Award
  • Knowledge of the health and safety requirements of the BSA as they apply to outdoor programs
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the BSA as they apply to outdoor programs
  • Knowledge of how to identify local resources and consultants for Ranger Award activities

Who may attend Powder Horn training?

To attend a Powder Horn course, participants must:

  • Be registered members of the BSA, (there are no minimum tenure requirements)
  • Have completed the basic training courses for their Scouting position
    •      Fast Start Training
    •      Leader Specific training for one or more of the following
    •      Troop committee members
    •      Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters
    •      Varsity Scout Coaches and Assistant Coaches
    •      Venturing Specific Leader Training
    •      Previous versions of leader training courses are acceptable prerequisites
  • Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment 
  • Successful completion of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record Physical Form.  This is a requirement and due for all participants by August 1, 2017.
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Cost
$250.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. All fees and medical forms are due by 08/01/2017. Please check your calendars and plan ahead accordingly. The $50 registration deposit is non-refundable and there will be no refunds of any amount after August 1, 2016.