2016 NEGA Powder Horn Course
The Thrill Of High Adventure
Taking High Adventure Where YOU Want To Go!
September 9-11, 2016
Camp Rainey Mountain – Clayton, GA
September 23-25, 2016
Scoutland – Gainesville, GA
You must be able to attend
BOTH weekends to complete the course!
The Powder Horn course is designed to expose older youth and adult leaders in BSA in how 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 crews and troops through a program of outdoor adventure. The course is based upon giving participants an exposure to some outdoor/high adventure activities and is not a certification event. It is for any youth or adult interested in experiencing a unit-level high adventure program.
The purpose of a Powder Horn course includes:
Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
Introduction to resources to improve unit programs
Exposure to new and exciting high adventure activities
Help deliver the promise at the unit level
Promoting youth and adults creativity when delivering high adventure programs
Must be a registered youth or adult member of the Boy Scouts of America
Youth must be 14 years of age (or have joined a Venturing crew if 13 years of age and completd 8th grade)
Must have completed the unit’s version of leadership training (IOLS for troops, crews)
NYLT is recommended for youth participants
Adult must be trained for their position
All participants must complete the following training via myscouting.org prior to the course:
Venturing Youth Protection and Hazardous Weather training
Safe Swim Defense
Climb on Safety
Meet the physical requirements contained in the Annual BSA Health and Medical Record
Only the first 48 participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the course is filled, the participants will be placed on a waiting list.
$200.00 for the 5-day course, which takes place on two 2 1/2 day weekends.
Registration fee includes:
All meals (Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast and lunch plus all cracker barrels
Training materials and supplies
A minimum $50 deposit is due with your registration.
All balances are due no later than August 19, 2016
First 48 paid participants will be confirmed for the course
No refunds of course registration fees can be made
All Participants Will Receive:
One (1) Power Horn short sleeve t-shirt
One (1) Power Horn hat
One (1) Power Horn award (upon successful completion of the course)
For More Information:
For more information, contact the 2016 Course Director, Steve Winterton.