What Is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge is the most advanced leadership training available for Scout leaders.
The course is inspired by Baden-Powell, the founder of the world scout movement, who conducted the first Wood Badge course in 1919. It takes the most current leadership and team development skills that are used in American business and combines them with over 100 years of Scouting experience.
Its purpose is to aid you in providing a quality program that enables Scouts to grow to their greatest potential.
Who Can Attend?
Wood Badge is designed for leaders in any Scouting program (Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Varsity, as well as District and Council Volunteers). It’s for leaders of all experience levels—there are no tenure requirements. If you’re a registered leader and have completed the basic leader training courses for your Scouting position, you can attend Wood Badge.
7:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 through
5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016
7:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 through
4:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016
Attendance at both weekends is required.
In addition, attendees will hold two small-group meetings between the two weekend sessions.
The cost for Wood badge C7-660-16 is $220 if paid in full by 5/31/16. After that date the cost is $250. The fee includes all meals, program materials, recognition items, and insurance. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required with submission of the application.
Questions/Need More Information?
Course Director: Blair Piotrowski 847,712-0867 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Advisor: Michael Ancheta: 815-397-0210 or email@example.com
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