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WHAT IS WOOD BADGE?
Wood Badge training was begun by Baden Powell in 1919 as a way to provide advanced leadership training to Scout leaders serving youth. Reflecting the best of nearly a century of Scouting experience, Wood Badge draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles and successful organizations throughout the country.
MISSION OF WOOD BADGE
The mission of Wood Badge is to inspire and train adults to achieve the mission and aims of the BSA through world class leadership training that sets an example for youth empowerment to impact the world.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Wood Badge is designed to meet the advanced leadership needs of all Scouters, particularly unit level Scouters, such as Cub leaders, Scoutmasters and assistants, Venturing Crew Advisors, Committee Chairs and members.
Additionally Scouters serving at the district and council levels can achieve greater effectiveness through Wood Badge. To attend a Wood Badge course, individuals must:
1.Be registered member of the BSA.
2.Have completed the basic training courses for their Scouting position.
3. Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. All participants are required to complete the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record form.
By taking Wood Badge, Scouters will acquire valuable tools such as listening, communicating, conflictmanagement, project planning and leading change. Participants will better learn to understand andappreciate diversity and differences in our society. They will learn skills that will make them a betterScout leader.
Hosted by Westchester-Putnam Council and Greater New York Council
Join us for a Memorable, Meaningful and Enjoyable learning experience,
like none other in Scouting
For more information and questions: WoodBadge2020NewYork@gmail.com