Michigan Crossroads Council - Powder Horn - Gerber Scout Reservation

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Powder Horn - Gerber Scout Reservation

Event Details

The purpose of a Powder Horn course includes:

  • Safe participation in fun and challenging outdoor activities
  • Introduction to resources to improve unit program
  • Exposure to new and exciting high adventure activities
  • Help deliver the promise at the unit level
  • Promoting youth and adult creativity when delivering high adventure programs


Most of the presentations involve hands-on experience by the participants. Read more to find out what new experiences are being offered. This Powder Horn course will include the following topics: Backpacking, Cave Exploring, Communications, Conservation, Cooking, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Ecology, Emergency Preparedness, Equestrian, Expedition Planning, First Aid, Fishing, Hunting, Land Navigation, Leave No Trace, Life Saver, Mountaineering, Outdoor Living History, Physical Fitness, Plants and Wildlife, Project COPE, Scuba, Shooting Sports, Watercraft, Wilderness Survival, and Winter Sports. 

We plan to make this the best Scouting resource course you have ever experienced!

Print the brochure for more details!

Questions contact: 

Course Director: Rob Markiewicz, 540-656-0123, robert.markiewicz.ctr@gmail.com

Assistant Course Director: Brad Shafer, 231-286-3473, shafer_brad@hotmail.com


Diana Betten
Registration Assistance
616.785.2662 ext3004
Rob Markiewicz
Powder Horn Course Director
Brad Shafer
Assistant Powder Horn Couse Director
DeVos Family Center for Scouting
3213 Walker Ave NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544
Phone: 616-785-2662
When & Where
Powderhorn Weekend One
Gerber Scout Reservation

Friday 08-09-2019 8:00 AM to
Sunday 08-11-2019 5:00 PM
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Powderhorn Weekend Two
Gerber Scout Reservation
Friday 08-16-2019 8:00 AM to
Sunday 08-18-2019 5:00 PM
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