TrainingProgramsPowder Horn
A hands-on High Adventure Skills Resource Management Experience
Are your Scouts not interested in the program anymore?
Replace those yawns with enthusiastic screams. 
Set your sights on a course that maximizes Scouting skills
while bringing adrenaline and leadership to your unit.
DATES:  August 25-28, 2022
Check in:  Thursday, August 25 at 7pm
Departure:  Sunday, August 28 by 4pm

LOCATION:  Camp Saffran at Broad Creek 

Powder Horn is open to registered Youth and Adult Leaders in Scouting; 
Course will be held from Thursday evening at 7pm and concluding Sunday late afternoon.
Each course is different, so we highly suggest taking it again!
For more information contact:  Course Director, Greg Oates   443-286-7420
Click HERE for course flyer
Registration Deadline is July 30 - register TODAY!

Powder Horn is a resource course designed to introduce Scouts and Scouters to exciting high-adventure program possibilities for their Unit.  Participants leave with a list of ideas to help their program, along with the contacts and resources needed to implement them.

Aquatics - Backpacking - COPE - Climbing - Conservation - Cycling - First Aid  
Fishing - Land Navigation - Leave No Trace - Outdoor Living History 
Plants & Wildlife - Search & Rescue - Shooting Sports - Wilderness Survival
Course Objectives:


  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • Introduction to resources that can improve a unit's program
  • Exposure to new and exciting high-adventure activities
  • Help in delivering a robust outdoor program at the unit level using a variety of resources
  • Promoting youth and adult creativity when delivering high-adventure programs.



  • Registered as an Adult Leader
  • Fully trained in your registered position


  • 14 years or older and registered as a Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout
  • Completed ILST, ILSC, ILSS or NYLT


  • Be current in following online: Youth Protection, Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense & Safety Afloat and Climb on Safely - online training can be found at via the BSA Learning Portal
  • Current BSA Annual Health & Medical Records, Parts A, B and C - click HERE  
COURSE FEES (includes all meals, activities, t-shirt and PH course resources and library)
  • Adult Fee:     $200 
  • Youth Fee:    $175
** $20 Early Bird Discount, if registered and paid in full before March 1, 2022




page updated 1/7/2022
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(443) 573-2500

Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation
1929 Susquehanna Hall Road | Whiteford, MD | 21160


 Schapiro Scout Service Center (Council headquarters)
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