Wood Badge 2020
August 14th - 16th (updated 3/10/2020) &
Cowles Scout Reservation
What is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge has four specific objectives: As a result of attending Wood Badge, participants will be able to:
View Scouting globally, as a family of interrelated, values-based programs that provide age-appropriate activities for youth.
Recognize the contemporary leadership concepts utilized in corporate America and leading government organizations that are relevant to our values-based movement.
Apply the skills they learn from their participation as a member of a successful working team.
Revitalize their commitment by sharing in an overall inspirational experience that helps provide Scouting with the leadership it needs to accomplish its mission on an ongoing basis.
Wood Badge Five Themes
The themes that follow encapsulate the course content of Wood Badge for the Twenty-First Century.
Wood Badge Overview and Delivery Course Overview:
Wood Badge for the 21st century may be delivered to all Scout leaders. It has been developed for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, and Venturing leaders, as well as council and district leaders. Its focus is on leadership, not out-of-door skills. The following information is designed to provide you with key information and to help your council roll out the new course