Wood Badge 2023
Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.
Scouters from Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome. Those that have already experienced Wood Badge are also invited to participate in the newest version of Wood Badge.
This course will help you better understand how all the Scouting programs tie together. It will provide you with many useful leadership tools to help enable our youth to have the best possible Scouting experience. There is no better time to attend a Wood Badge course and make a difference in your unit.
The course includes training with and development of skills such as
Stages of Team Development
Coaching & Mentoring
Leadership for Different Stages
The course fee includes: course shirt, hat, cup, reference materials, delicious meals, great fun, new friends, valuable skills for your Scouting life and even for your activities in your work, home, and community
As with all Scouting events, adults must provide the following documentation to participate:
1) Annual Health and Medical Record signed by a physician within the past 12 months
2) Copy of each of the required background clearances
- PA State Police Clearance
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
- FBI background check or LHC affidavit
3) Youth Protection Training Certificate