Wood Badge

SCOUTING’S PREMIER LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS

What is Wood Badge?

A fun, exciting, and action-packed program designed to provide members with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.  Wood Badge incorporates the latest leadership ideas and presents fresh, vital and meaningful training for today’s Scouters.  The Wood Badge course teaches the best in modern leadership theories in the context of traditional scouting activities. Dynamic presentations and videos help keep your attention focused on learning while providing hands-on opportunities to apply what you’ve learned and gain confidence in your abilities.

Who is eligible for Wood Badge?

Any Scouter currently registered with the Boy Scouts of America who has completed the basic leadership training for their registered position.

Scouter should have some basic camping experience before attending.

What participants will learn

  • Knowledgeable in Communications Skills
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Servant Leadership
  • Team Development, Resolving Conflict
  • Coaching and Mentoring, and Teaching Others.
  • Learned skills about how to create a vision of success
  • How to set goals
  • Make plans
  • How to solve problems

The Wood Badge experience is ideal for training unit leaders. It can also be a valuable experience for use in the workplace.

A scouter considering this course should have the enthusiasm and desire to participate in this fun and valuable learning experience.

It is a great Scouting experience that is recognized worldwide…Come and join us!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

When/Where:  Wood Badge requires mandatory attendance at a three-day weekend (Friday – Sunday) and a 2-day weekend (Saturday- Sunday) training sessions.  Training will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Scout Resource Center (the Scout Office).

 Our 2020 dates are October 2 – 4 AND October 17 – 18 both weekends at the Donald W. Reynolds Scout Resource Center (the Scout Office).

Cost: $300 before August 31st, $350 after August 31, 2020

Participant Forms

Participants will need the following forms for the Wood Badge Course.  Please check back often as updates will be made regularly.

Boy Scout Annual Health and Medical Record Form  (All participants will need to complete this form complete with doctors signature with one year of participation.)

Uniform Inspection Sheet  (use this form to determine what uniform you will need for the course)

Personal Equipment List

Pre Course Assignment  Please complete before arriving on course.