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Scouterhorn Training and C.O.P.E. Schedule (2017)

The following are events in the 2017 Challenge Course (C.O.P.E.) season.
Operations training for the Scouterhorn (mobile tower) are included.
This schedule is subject to change, so please check frequently. For example, Scouterhorn training may canceled due to lack of sign up, or by being rented.
This schedule is the authoritative source. If you see a conflict or error, please sent a detailed note to the committee in care of

The “Session” events are available for booking your units. Please contact for scheduling a session at Camp Snyder (at this time, our committee only uses the course at Goshen for supporting the summer camping season and special events such as the Labor Day Family Camp).

Other events are for training or program support. These events are held at Camp Snyder unless noted otherwise. All adults and older youth who are interested in C.O.P.E. are welcome to attend but please send an e-mail to at least 48 hours prior to the event in case there are changes. Events with a hyperlink have on-line scheduling. Please use register so we can be sure we have enough materials and hours.

When events are blank, the C.O.P.E. Committee does not plan to meet or provide support. If you’d like to start something, please send a note to

Date Event Location
Sun, Feb 05 Scouterhorn Operations Training Camp Snyder
Sun, Feb 12 Scouterhorn Operations Training Camp Snyder
Sat, Feb 18 University of Scouting Hayfield HS
Sun, Mar 12 Scouterhorn Operations Training Camp Snyder
Thur, Mar 16 COPE Course Inspection Camp Snyder
Fri-Sun, Mar 31-Apr 02 COPE Level 1 Facilitator Training Camp Snyder
Mon, Apr 03 COPE course / Climbing Tower Inspection Camp Post, Goshen Scout Reservation
Sat, Apr 08 Scouterhorn Operations Training Ashton United Methodist Church
17314 New Hampshire Ave.
Ashton MD
Sat, May 06 Scouterhorn Operations Training Camp Snyder
Fri-Sun, May 12-14 COPE Level 1 Facilitator Training Camp Snyder
Sun, Jul 9 COPE ice breakers, initiative games; Kamp Kappa Camp Snyder
Mon, Jul 10 Scouterhorn Operations for Kamp Kappa Camp Snyder
Sat, Sep 16 Provide C.O.P.E.-like activities for Order of the Arrow Camp Snyder
Sat, Sep 21 Scouterhorn operation, CVOA Picnic Camp Snyder
Fri-Sun, Oct 13-15 Scouterhorn operation, Seneca District
Sat, Oct 21 Cub Expo
Staff: James Bui
9:00-12:00: operations training
noon – 5:00 pm: operation
Camp Snyder
Fri-Sun, Oct 27-29 COPE Level 1 facilitator training
Staff: Damon Allen
Starts: 7:00 pm Friday
Ends: noon Sunday
Camp Snyder
Fri-Sun, Nov 03-05 VOA activity (Dr Mapes to provide details) Goshen SR
Fri-Sun, Nov 10-12 Program Manager re-certification seminar
(must be current in training for Climbing Level 2 or Director, or COPE Level 2 or Director)
Camp Rodney, Del-Mar-Va council
Sat, Nov 18 Scouterhorn operation, Great Outdoors
Staff: John Cavan, Justin Day, Mman Nguyen
8:00-10:00: operations training
10:00 am – 3:00 pm: operation
Camp Snyder