Powder Horn Resource Course

  • Camp Lazarus, 4422 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015
  • 614-778-4075

Bringing Adventure to Life!


Powder Horn is a training opportunity designed to expose participants to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful Venturing or Troop High Adventure program and conduct the following:

  • Helps Venturing, Boy Scout, and Varsity Scout Leaders learn to safely conduct outdoor activities of a fun and challenging nature.
  • Provide an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully lead their Venturers and older Boy Scouts through a program of high adventure.
  • Familiarizes the leader with the Ranger program so that they can help the Venturer to meet the requirements of the Ranger Award.


October 6-8, 2017 at Camp Lazarus (4422 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015)


November 3-5, 2017 at Camp Falling Rock (12637 Houdeshell Rd, St Louisville, OH 43071)

*Participants must attend both weekends.


Registration and $50 non-refundable deposit required to confirm my registration for the 2017 Simon Kenton Council Powder Horn Course.

$250 Early Bird, paid in full by Sept 1st, $299 after Sept 1st for the 2-weekend course. The registration fee covers all meals, training materials, supplies, and liability insurance. All participants will receive: 1 Powder Hom short sleeve T-shirt (additional shirts are available for purchase) and Powder Hom award (upon successful completion of the course)
No refunds of course registration fees can be made.


Participant Qualifications

  • Registered youth/adult member of Boy Scouts of America.
  • Youth must be 14 years of age (or have joined a Venturing crew if 13 years of age and completed the unit’s version of Leadership training (Introduction of Leadership Skills for Troops or Crews, etc.); National Youth Leadership Training is recommended for youth participants.
  • Adults must be trained for their position.
  • All participants must complete:
    • Venturing Youth Protection
    • Hazardous Weather
    • Safety Afloat
    • Safe Swim Defense
    • Climb on Safely
  • Meet the physical requirements contained in the Annual Health and Medical Record physical in a backcountry environment.

Please read the entire Powder Horn pamphlet for all details!   Powder Horn 2017 Pamphlet


Questions? Contact Patty Hisey