East Texas Area Council - 2023 Wood Badge

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2023 Wood Badge

Event Details

Wood Badge 2023

Advanced Leader Training

Wood Badge is the highest-level training program for adult Scout leaders in all scout program areas and Scouting Professionals...this means YOU !!


You will learn skills to be a more effective leader, manage conflict and develop your adult & youth leaders so they can effectively plan projects and achieve objectives. The first section (two weekends) is practical training which takes place in classroom and outdoor settings; during this portion of the course you will learn and practice a variety of leadership skills. During the second section, you will apply your newly acquired skills to complete five goals of your choosing that will have a positive and lasting impact on your unit, district or council.


Who can attend…?
Registered adult Scout leaders and Venturers 18 years and older.

First 3-day weekend Feb 18-20, 2023 (Sat-Mon)
Second 2-day weekend Mar 18-19, 2023 (Sat-Sun)

George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation CR 1241, Gary City, TX 75643

Course Fee…?
$270 includes a once-in-a-lifetime training experience. (Early Bird Registration Fee of $250 ends Nov 7th)

(Payment Structure)

  • New registrations made between 2022-07-23 12:00 AM and 2022-10-08 12:00 PM will be charged $50.00 Deposit and will make two additional payments of $110 by Oct 8th, then the final payment of $90 by Feb 6th.
  • New registrations made between 2022-10-08 12:01 PM and 2022-12-01 12:00 PM will be charged $160.00 and a make one additional payment of $90 if registred prior to Nov 7 at Noon CT. Registrations after Early Bird cut off will make one additional payment of $110 by Feb 6th..
  • New registrations made between 2022-12-01 12:01 PM and 2023-02-06 12:00 PM will make one payment and be charged $270.00 

The balance must be paid in full by 6 Feb 2023. Payments can be made online, in person, or mailed to, the East Texas Area Council Scout Office at 1331 E 5th St, Tyler, TX 75701.

It's your move!! What will your legacy be?


Chandra Sorrells
Course Director
(903) 238-6695

Joseph Egbe
Backup Course Director
(903) 746-7877

When & Where
Weekend one (3 Day Sat/Sun/Mon)
George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation
Saturday 02-18-2023 7:00 AM CT to
Monday 02-20-2023 6:00 PM CT Past
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Weekend two (2 day Sat/Sun)
George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation
Saturday 03-18-2023 7:00 AM CT to
Sunday 03-19-2023 6:00 PM CT Past
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