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.
2015 Courses - Contact the course directors listed below or call the Atlanta Area Council at 770-989-8820 for more information.
2015 Course #4, 9/25-27 & 10/16-18 - Two Weekend Format
John Volk, Course Director
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2016 Courses - Contact the course directors listed below or call the Atlanta Area Council at 770-989-8820 for more information.
2016 Course #1, 4/15-17 & 4/29-5/1 - Two Weekend Format
Ned Sparkman, Course Director
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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. The weeklong course fee is $265 and includes food for the entire week. In addition, you will receive a course hat, activity shirt, instructional materials and your Wood Badge regalia (upon ticket completion). Each course offers additional Wood Badge memorabilia that can be ordered during the course. 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.