Training Event Schedule

The following is a list of all training opportunities scheduled at this time. Check this list often as we frequently update it as new courses are scheduled. You can register online by clicking on the Register link beside the course you wish to take. You can download the application by clicking on "Download". Adobe Acrobat is required to print the application on your computer. Adobe Acrobat is a free program available from the Adobe web site.


Camp Barnhardt (map)


Powder Horn
Presented by
Mecklenburg County Council
Central North Carolina Council
High Adventure Resource Management Training Course
Camp John J. Barnhardt
September 6-9, 2013
This course is appropriate for
- Boy Scout and Venturing Youth 14 years and older
- Boy Scout and Venturing Unit Leaders
- Council, District and Camp Leaders
Course Description:
- Powder Horn is for all youth and adult leaders interested in developing a high-adventure program within their home units.
- Powder Horn promotes creative planning for action and adventure.
- Powder Horn safely introduces participants to fun and challenging outdoor activities with the guidance of expert consultants from outside of Scouting.
- Powder Horn provides an introduction to the resources necessary to successfully offer a variety of high adventure experiences to older Boy Scouts and Venturers.
- Please Note: Completion of Powder Horn does not qualify graduates as experts in any of the activities presented.
All participants must submit a BSA Physical (Parts A, B & C)
This Powder Horn course will include high adventure planning information and participation in these electives (subject to change during final curriculum development):

Outdoor Living History
Plants & Wildlife
Expedition Planning
Cave Exploring
Challenge Events (low COPE)
Search & Rescue
Climbing & Rappelling
Shooting Sports/Guns
Leave No Trace
Cycling (Road Bikes)
Mountain Biking
Wilderness Survival
Emergency Preparedness

Register on the Central NC Council website
Maxinum number of participants is 48
Don't wait until the last minute and miss out!
For more information contact Karl Wieland at

Upcoming Trainings

Belk Scout Camp (map)
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