2017 Wood Badge Training Course

Wood Badge is the most advanced leadership training course in Scouting. It teaches the essential skills of leadership, management, and team building. You learn what makes leadership work and how to make it work for you and your unit. The skills taught are applicable to every leader and provide a common foundation for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing programs.

The course is a fun-filled, rapid-paced, hands-on, lecture-practice environment. Practical exercises, in both indoor and outdoor settings, are a core component. During the two weekends of the course, you are placed in a patrol of diverse leaders. This provides you with an instant support group and the opportunity to practice team leadership skills as you learn them. Not only do you learn from staff members, you also learn from each other.

The culmination of the two weekends is the creation of the Wood Badge Ticket. This ticket outlines 5 scouting goals you develop and your plan for achieving them. The goals are related to your primary Scouting position. Using this opportunity to further hone your new skills and strengthen Scouting, you successfully complete the course by fulfilling your goals during the subsequent eighteen months.

Event Information

Dates: October 6-8, 2017 and November 4-6, 2017
LocationCamp Karankawa, Mathis, TX
Course Director: John Gilbert
Contact the Course Director at 361-288-9349
Website: www.STXWoodBadge.org

Resources

Woodbadge Brochure

2017 Course Registration

Event Fee: $245  Early Bird discount until June 1, 2017
Event Fee: $265  Regular Fee
Event Fee: $300  If paid after August 26, 2017

Registration Process

Register online at http://southtexas.camp-master.com

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