WHO SHOULD ATTEND WOOD BADGE?
All registered adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America who are active in a Cub Scout pack, Boy Scout troop, Varsity team, Venturing crew, or a District or Council position.
WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE WOOD BADGE?
The skills learned at Wood Badge will help you provide better quality service to your unit, district, and council. The lessons learned can also be applied and used at home, work, school, or church. While at Wood Badge you will forge friendships with other members of the council and gather resources that you can share with others that will help strengthen the program and improve the service provided to our youth.
The course was developed for all registered scout leaders and focuses on leadership skills. Wood Badge is conducted over six days. Over the first three-day session you will learn leadership skills based on the five Wood Badge themes. The second three-day session allows you an opportunity to practice what you have learned.
> Have current registration with the Boy Scouts of America
> Complete basic leader training for your Scout position
> Complete Introduction to Outdoor Skills if you are a Boy Scout, Varsity or Venturing leader
> Complete the BSA Health and Medical Record parts (A, B & C)
As a result of attending Wood Badge you will be able to:
> View Scouting Globally as a family of values-based programs that provide age-appropriate activities for youth.
> Recognize leadership concepts which are utilized in Corporate America that are relevant to Scouting.
> Become a Successful Team Member by applying the skills you learn.
> Revitalize your Commitment by sharing in an inspirational experience.
This is a two-weekend course. You must attend both weekends to complete the Wood Badge course.