Presented by GNFC
Leadership for Scouting - Leadership for America
Do you want to become a better leader in Scouting, and your everyday life?
Do you want to know how to better organize your Pack, Troop or Crew?
Do you want your boys to get a better experience from Scouting?
If the answer to any of these questions is YES, you are a candidate for WOOD BADGE.
Wood Badge can help you become a better Leader, understand how to better organize your unit, and help you deliver that promise of Scouting to all Scouts, be it Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, or Venturers
Wood Badge Training consists of 2 phases:
- Phase I is the practical phase. That phase consist of two, 3 day weekends, 3 weeks apart.
- Phase II is the application phase and lasts from the time you finish the practical phase up to 18 months.
You must be present at both 3 day weekends and you will have to attend small group meetings between the weekends, in order to complete Phase I.
Weekend 1 - Arrival at camp is at 7:30 am on Friday. Departure is at 5:30 - 6:00 pm on Sunday.
Weekend 2 - Arrival at camp is at 7:30 am on Saturday. Departure is at 5:00 - 5:30 pm on Monday.
During the weekends you will be developing a series of goals that you would like to accomplish in your Scouting job during the application phase. Once you have accomplished your goals to your satisfaction and that of the assigned counselor the WOOD BADGE will be awarded.
Where is Our Next Course Taking Place?
The Greater Niagara Frontier Council will host the New Wood Badge Course in June 2015.
The Dates are:
- August 28, 29 & 30, 2015 at Camp Scouthaven - Freedom, NY
- September 12, 13 & 14, 2015 at Camp Schoellkoph - Cowlesville, NY
What is the Cost?
The course fee is $250.00 which includes the cost of all meals and training materials. A deposit of $75 is due with your application, Then a payment of $100 by July 1, 2015 and $75 due no later than August 14, 2015.