Wood Badge 2020
Wood Badge is premiere leadership training for all Scout Leaders and Scouters who are involved in the programs of the Boy Scouts of America: Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing, as well as council and district leaders, and professionals.
This contemporary training program focuses on leadership and “people” skills, not Scoutcraft or outdoor skills. Participants will learn techniques to make them better leaders, and also how to lead groups to achieve objectives. The Wood Badge course incorporates the best of over a century of Scouting experience in addition to drawing upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles, and successful outdoor leadership organizations throughout the country. Skills developed from Wood Badge training will help the participant do a better job in any BSA program - at any level of involvement. Skills learned at Wood Badge can be used in other aspects of their life as well.
Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. There are no minimum tenure requirements. Youth older than 18 many attend.
Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. Successful completion of the Annual Health & Medical Form (Parts A, B and C) is required for all participants.
Have completed, or is signed up for, the basic training courses for their registered Scouting positions.
Have completed the outdoor skills training programs required for their Scouting positions. This would be Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and Venturing Advisors.
If you previously completed a Wood Badge course, agree not to wear your regalia until your new ticket is complete.
The course fee is $260, but if you register before June 30th, you qualify for the Early Bird $25 discount. A deposit of $100.00 is needed with your application to secure your position on the course, and all balances due by July 30, 2020. Each participant will receive one course t-shirt, additional shirts can be ordered in advance of the course for $10 each.
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