Atlanta Area Council  

Wood Badge Training 2016

Wood Badge Training

Wood Badge training was begun by Baden Powell in 1919 as a way to assure that the leaders of Scout Troops were properly trained. Since then, Wood Badge training has been held worldwide providing advanced leader training to thousands of Scout Leaders.

Wood Badge is considered the premier leadership training course for Scout Leaders. Wood Badge for the 21st Century is available to registered leaders of all levels of the Scouting program – Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity and Venturing. It concentrates on providing training on modern leadership skills needed in today’s world for Scout leaders. Wood Badge Training will not only make you a better Scout Leader, it will also assist you in improving your personal and professional life as well.

Through Wood Badge you will gain valuable tools in listening, communicating, conflict management, project planning and leading change. You will learn to better understand and leverage diversity and the generational differences of society. You will learn to lead with a vision. You will learn the skills that will make you a better Scout Leader to benefit the youth we serve.

Every Scout deserves a well-trained leader. Are you that leader? Get Wood Badge trained and you will be. In doing so, you will change not only your life but also the lives of all that you touch. Click here for the Wood Badge flyer.

Upcoming Courses

Contact the course directors listed below or call the Atlanta Area Council at 770-989-8820 for more information. 

2017 Course #3
8/25-27 & 9/15-17
Woodruff Scout Camp
Stephanie Daniels, Course Director
Click here to Register

2017 Course #4
9/29-10/1 & 10/13-15
Bert Adams Scout Camp
Mike Chapman, Course Director
Click here to Register

2018 Course #1
3/16-18 & 4/13-15
Bert Adams Scout Camp

2018 Course #2
8/24-26 & 9/14-16
Woodruff Scout Camp

2018 Course #3
9/28-30 & 10/19-21
Bert Adams Scout Camp

Course Cost

A $50 deposit reserves your spot on the course you select. Full payment is due 30 days prior to the start of the course. The first 48 fully paid participants in each course are guaranteed their spots. Scholarships are available based on need.  Please talk to your Course Director if you need assistance.

The estimated fee for the weekend courses is $230. Meals during the first weekend will be prepared and served by volunteers. Food for the second weekend will be brought, prepared and served by you and your team.

Each course offers additional Wood Badge memorabilia that can be ordered during the course.

Wood Badge Shop

Click here to view appparel and other gear in the Wood Badge shop.


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (M-F) 
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)