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Powderhorn 2020

When: August 2-8, 2019

Where: Camp Royaneh and Wente Scout Reservation

Cost: $325 before Dec 31, 2019, $375 before April 30, 2020, $425 after

The Powder Horn course is designed to introduce and expose Venturing and Scouts, BSA adult leaders and Venturing participants (14-20) and Scouts BSA high adventure youth (14-17) to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/high adventure unit-level program. It is based on the 8 core and 18 electives found in the Venturing Ranger program. It is intended to help adult leaders get out of the box in finding and using resources and in the way they lead their unit-level high adventure programs. The purpose of Powder Horn is introduce participants to requirements in a high adventure activity as well as to provide contacts with professionals that can assist in putting an event for your crew or troop. For completing the course, you will be awarded the Powder Horn pin which is worn on your uniform left pocket.

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Have questions? Contact Bobby Toda at, subject: Powder Horn 2020.


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March 15-17, 2019 at the SFBAC Youth Leadership Training Center in San Leandro
April 13-15, 2019 at Rancho Los Mochos Scout Camp in the Livermore Hills
Participants must attend BOTH 3-day weekends in their entirety to complete the training.
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Level 1 USA Archery Instructor Training

When: Saturday December 14, 2019 from 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Where: Rancho Los Mochos, 18450 Mines Rd, Livermore, CA 94550

Course includes: all USA Archery Fees, handbook & certification. Also covered will be BSA Shooting Sports policies & procedures. 

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