Purposes of Powder Horn:
The Powder Horn course is designed to help adult leaders in the Boy Scouts of America to safely conduct outdoor/high adventure activities of a fun and challenging nature.  It provides an introduction to the resources needed to successfully lead their youth through a program of outdoor adventure.  This course gives participants an exposure to some outdoor/high adventure activities and is not a certification event.  Key points: 

  • Safely conduct fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • Introduction to resources
  • Exposure to some high adventure activities
  • Help deliver the program at the unit level
  • Help adults be creative when delivering high adventure programs

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course participants should have sufficient introductory information which will provide the following outcomes:

  • Introduction to the skills necessary to operate their outdoor program and the various needed certifications and how to obtain them.
  • Knowledge of how to identify local resources and consultants for high adventure activities.
  • Knowledge of the health and safety requirements of the Boy Scouts of America as they apply to outdoor programs.
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Boy Scouts of America as they apply to outdoor programs.
Want to know more about the 2016 Greater St. Louis Area Council Powder Horn?  Email: powderhornstlouis@gmail.com.