Wood Badge

Wood Badge is considered by many as a peak experience in their Scouting careers!!!


Wood Badge training offers a unique opportunity for learning and for leadership. Participants live and work together in a patrol with other Scouters, while they learn about the skills of leadership. The skills of Wood Badge will help you in your personal and professional life along with Scouting!

The course content benefits Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, and Venturing leaders as well as council and district leaders. 

What does Wood Badge Provide?
  • Problem Solving techniques for adults and youth.
  • Management of Youth Programs.
  • Leadership Skills
  • Preparation, Planning and Teaching Skills
  • Managing Conflict and Change
  • Team Development
  • Communications
  • Leading to Make a Difference
  • The Outing in Scouting 

You must have completed New Leader Essential Training and the position-specific training for your Scouting position. There is no minimum tenure requirement for your position. You must be registered with the BSA to attend. The course is limited to 56 participants on a first-come basis. Register early to receive your invitation. 

September 2-4, 2023
October 7-8, 2023

Camp Hinds, Raymond
Course is both weekends