WOOD BADGE - ULTIMATE TRAINING PROGRAM
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 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:
- Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America
- Completed the basic training courses for their Scouting position
- 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
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 5, 2020 – April 30, 2021)
- Regular rate: $240 (May 1, 2021 – August 10, 2021)
- Late rate: $275 (August 11, 2021 – August 31, 2021)
- Deposit of $50 is required to register. Payment in full due by August 10th, 2021
WOOD BADGE COURSE DETAILS
Wood Badge Fall Course: C6-438-21
September 10-12; 25-26, 2021
(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 14, 2021 | 8:30am – 11am
Camp Friedlander Dining Hall