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WOOD BADGE - ULTIMATE TRAINING PROGRAM

Wood Badge Scouts

Wood Badge is the ultimate leadership training program for the adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America. Similar courses on the corporate side cost thousands of dollars per attendee and may not offer the same depth. Wood Badge is a modern format of training that delivers the latest in 12 leadership skills that will help you be the best leader possible. These are skills that will become part of your everyday life. You will use these skills at home, church, and anywhere leadership is needed. The course is made to provide the highest quality course with the most experienced staff to a diverse audience. We promise you friendship, camaraderie, knowledge, personal awareness, and most of all fun!

Wood Badge

DINNER

You are cordially invited to the 2020
Dan Beard Council Wood Badge Dinner!

Who: Anyone interested in learning more about Wood Badge!

What: Fun, Fellowship, Recognition, Food, and Auctions
All proceeds from Auctions go for Wood Badge Camperships

When: Saturday February 22, 2020
Check-in Begins at 5:00 PM; Dinner will be served at 5:45 PM

Where: Camp Friedlander Dining Hall

WOOD BADGE INFORMATION

Wood Badge is designed to meet the advanced leadership needs of all Scouters, particularly unit-level Scouters, such as Cub leaders, Scoutmasters, and assistants, Venturing Crew Advisors, Committee Chairs, and members. Additionally, Scouters serving at the district and council levels can achieve greater effectiveness through Wood Badge. To attend a Wood Badge course, individuals must:

  1. Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America
  2. Completed the basic training courses for their Scouting position
  3. Capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. All participants are required to complete the Annual Health and Medical Record form.

The program is divided into 5 central themes:

  • Living the Values
  • Growing
  • Connecting
  • Guiding
  • Empowering

Learning Outcomes:

By taking Wood Badge, Scouters will acquire valuable tools such as listening, communicating, conflict management, project planning, and leading change. Participants will better learn to understand and appreciate diversity and differences in our society. They will learn skills that will make them a better Scout leader. Units with Wood Badge trained leaders are able to deliver an improved program and a more meaningful experience for the youth Scouting serves.

WHY TAKE WOOD BADGE?

By taking Wood Badge, Scouters will acquire valuable tools such as listening, communicating, conflict management, project planning, and leading change. Participants will better learn to understand and appreciate diversity and differences in our society. They will learn skills that will make them a better Scout leader. Units with trained leaders are able to deliver an improved program and a more meaningful experience for the youth that Scouting serves.

WOOD BADGE COURSE FEES

  • Early Bird rate: $210 (December 7, 2019 – March 9, 2020)
  • Regular rate: $240 (March 10 – July 31, 2020)
  • Late rate: $275 (August 1 – August 13, 2020)
  • Deposit of $50 is required to register.

WOOD BADGE COURSE DETAILS

Wood Badge Fall Course: C6-438-20

September 11-13; 26-27, 2020

(Friday thru Sunday during the first weekend, Saturday thru Sunday the second weekend. Participants must attend BOTH weekends!)

Orientation Meeting for Registered Participants (AKA 30-Day Out)

Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 8:30am – 11am
Camp Craig | Loveland, OH

WOOD BADGE VIDEO

For questions, please contact Skip Zimmer, 2020 Course Director, by emailing him at wbc643820@gmail.com