What Is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge is advanced training for adult leaders in Scouting designed to enhance contemporary leadership skill and develop more effective Scouters. The Wood Badge program gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.
Wood Badge Requirements:
- Be a registered adult leader
- Complete Basic Leader Training (Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturer)
|Spring Course 2013
||Fall Course 2013|
|Beaumont Scout Reservation,
High Ridge, MO
||Pine Ridge Scout Camp,|
|May 17-19 and May 31-June 2, 2013
||September 13-15 and September 27-29, 2013|
|Pre-Course Date: April 6, 2013
||Pre-Course Date: August 10, 2013 |
order to gain credit for either course, you must be able to attend both weekends. The course begins at 7 a.m. each Friday and concludes by 5 p.m. each Sunday. Participants must attend the duration of the weekends and cannot be excused for other commitments.
The pre-course date is an orientation meeting to meet your training staff and take care of administrative tasks prior to the weekend sessions.
The course fee is $250. A $25 deposit is due at the time the application is submitted.For more information, contact the Training Department at 314-361-0600.
Ready to attend? Download your application here!