Wood Badge

What is Wood Badge?

Wood Badge is Scouting's most advanced training course, focusing on Leadership, Personal and Team Development. Inspired by Robert Baden-Powell, Wood Badge has provided the ultimate training for thousands of leaders around the world.

Who should attend Wood Badge?

Wood Badge is intended for all leadership positions, both volunteer and professional, across all of Scouting's programs.

♦Cub Scout
♦Boy Scout
♦Exploring
♦Venturing
♦Varsity
♦Sea Scouts
♦Council and District positions

How will You benefit?

♦Understand, then apply, key Communication, Planning, Leadership, and Team Development skills to create High Performance Teams and develop other team members & leaders. Realize these same benefits in all of your personal, professional & volunteer endeavors.
♦Make a positive difference in the quality of your Scouting program and the impact that Scouting has on the lives of its members.
♦Be better prepared to give our youth the opportunity to live Scouting’s values and to become better citizens!


When & Where

There are two Wood Badge courses to choose from in 2017! Choose the one that fits:

Course #1: May 18 - May 20 AND June 1 - June 3  at Camp Clark, OR 
                 (Must attend both weekends).

Course #2: August 21 - August 26 at Butte Creek, OR


Cost

The course fee is $245. All food, instructional material and recognition items are included in the fee. A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Each course is limited to 56 participants 

For Scholarship Opportunites, please refer to the Wood Badge Flyer.


Prerequisities

♦Be registered as an adult leader in the BSA.
♦Complete the training course specific for your Scouting position including Youth Protection Training.
♦Provide the Annual Health & Medical Record Parts A,B, and C valid through the final day   of your selected 2016 course session.
♦Bring to the course an eagerness to learn and willingness to have a lot of fun.

 

Register for Course #1: May 18-20 AND June 1-3 at Camp Clark, OR

Register for Course #2: August 21 - 26 at Butte Creek, OR

 

File Name Description
2017 Wood Badge Flyer Download
Position Name Telephone
Wood Badge Course Director #W1-492-17-2 Jerry Schleining Email
Wood Badge Director Course #W1-492-17-1 Mike Staten Email