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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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Participants must attend Both weekends in their entirety to complete the training.
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American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Training 

When: Saturday May 30, 2020 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Course includes: Red Cross fees/certification for First Aid with CPR- Infant and CPR/AED- Adult and Child. Lunch will be provided.

Location:  SFBAC Office, 1001 Davis St. San Leandro

This course is being offered in partnership with East Bay Regional Park’s Lifeguard Service and is open to any registered older Scouts and Adult leaders. Registration is open to troops and individuals. Troop leadership must be provided for troops and individual scouts must be accompanied by a paying adult. Register online at

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