Powder Horn 2013
Co-sponsored by Central North Carolina Council (CNCC)
and Mecklenburg County Council (MCC)
High Adventure Resource Management Training Course
Camp John J. Barnhardt
Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday, September 6-7-8-9, 2013
Powder Horn is for all youth and adult leaders interested in developing a high-adventure program within their home units.
Powder Horn promotes creative planning for action and adventure.
Powder Horn safely introduces participants to fun and challenging outdoor activitieswith the guidance of expert consultants from outside of Scouting.
Powder Horn provides an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully offer a variety of high adventure experiences to older Boy Scouts and Venturers.
-- The minimum course size is 20 participants, and the maximum is 36 participants.
-- The course will be begin at 7:00 PM on Friday, September 6 and conclude at 5:00 PM on Monday, September 9. This will meet the minimum requirement of at least three full days, as required by BSA standards.
-- At least 12 different electives must be presented during any given course
-- Participants are required to attend a minimum of 10 electives to earn the Powder Horn.
Our course will present 2 electives on Friday night, options for 10 electives on Saturday, options for 10 electives on Sunday, and offsite visits to 4 venues on Monday. Participants will divide into crews of 6 and rotate every 1 to 1.5 hours to elective stations during Saturday and Sunday, with group sessions covering other electives at meals and in the evenings.
Participants who attend 10 electives will receive the Powder Horn silver medal device to be worn on the left shirt pocket.
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