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Just thought I'd share this info on a training opp. Just call for more info!





August 25th-30th



Camp Black Mountain- Near Bellingham, WA.



$200.00 (minimum $50.00 deposit due with the application, balance due by April 1, 2003).



The Powder Horn course is designed to introduce and expose Venturing and Boy Scouting ADULT UNIT LEADERS to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor / high adventure unit-level program. It is an opportunity for adult leaders to get out of the box in finding and using resources and in the way they lead their unit-level high adventure programs. The course is designed to introduce the participants to high adventure disciplines with many hands-on segments.


The course is designed to help unit-level adult leader to:

Learn what resources are available to support a high adventure program.

Learn where to find the resources

Learn how to use the resources

Learn how to safely do a high adventure program

Learn what is involved with different high adventure disciplines


The course covers the core requirements and a majority of the electives for the Venturing Ranger Award plus additional program development information, (download official flyer in MSWord or PDF for an outline of courses).


Participant qualifications:

Must be a registered adult member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Must have completed Adult Venturing Leader Basic Training (for Venturing Adults) or Boy Scout Leader Specific Training (for Boy Scouting Adults) prior to attending the Powder Horn course.

Be able to meet the physical requirements of BSA Class III physical in a backcountry environment.


The local 2003 Powder Horn course is sponsored by the Mt. Baker Council and will be conducted at its ideally situated Camp Black Mountain in the North Cascades just minutes away from Mt. Baker. This venue has everything necessary either at the camp or in the immediate vicinity to cover all of the core requirements and the electives, with a hands-on experience for the majority of the electives. The course will be held August 25 30, 2003. Participant fees are $200.00 (minimum $50.00 deposit due with the application, balance due by April 1, 2003).


You can download an application in MSWord or PDF at http://mtbakerbsa.org/training/

or visit the web site www.powderhorn-bsa.org.


Additionally you can contact Richard Sage, Course Director, at dicksage@interserv.com, sager@soundtransit.org, (360) 794-4923 or (206) 398-5226.

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