What Is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge is Scouting's premier training course. It's the ultimate leadership training experience designed to meet the leadership needs for all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, and Venturing leaders as well as Council and District leaders and Scouting professionals.
Lord Baden-Powell originally designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost, learning by doing.
?Why Should You Attend Wood Badge
It will give you tools in area’s of Leadership, better Communicator, Team Building, Teacher, Project Management and Problem Solving. Read what others say!!
If you are interested in attending Wood Badge as a participant, you might want to look at the Information for Participants page for more information. If you ready to help in staffing a course, take a look at the Staffing Wood Badge page.
2015 Wood Badge Course Dates
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Wood Badge Breakfast
Calling All Scouters it is Wood Badge Breakfast time:
March 7th, 7:30 am Gathering; 8:00 am Breakfast
Location: Stargate School, 3951 Cottonwood Lakes Blvd., Thornton, CO 80241
You are invited to attend the Wood Badge breakfast. You'll have an opportunity to learn more about Scouting's most advanced training course for volunteers-Wood Badge for the 21st Century. Network with other Scout leaders who have attended Wood Badge and earned their beads. They will gladly share the spirit of Wood Badge-a spirit of learning, service and fun! A fee of $10 will be collected at the door.
We will be raising money for the Wood Badge scholarship fund to benefit new participants to attend a Wood Badge Course.
We encourage you to send one adult leader from every unit in the Council to Wood Badge.
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Who Should I Contact?
- Cindy Powell - Denver Area Council Wood Badge Coordinator
- Joe Black - Spring Course: 5/1-3/2015 and 5/15-17/2015
- Dean Harbert - Summer Course: 8/27-29/2015 and 9/10-12/2015
See the Denver Area Council's Wood Badge Overview Video.
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