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WOODBADGE C7-127-18 2018
What is Wood Badge?
Wood Badge is the premier adult training program of the Boy Scouts of America. It teaches
contemporary leadership and team development skills in an outdoor setting. Its purpose is to
aid Scouters in providing a quality program that will enable Scouts to grow to their greatest potential.
The course encompasses key concepts of management skills, from leaders in the management field;
therefore, this course can be helpful not only in your Scouting job, but also in your career, personal
and religious life.
In 2018, Three Fires Council has been selected to be a Centennial Wood Badge Pilot Course.
We will present a brand new curriculum including the latest in leadership and management programs.
One of the immediate changes from past courses is eliminating one day from the course, the Friday
program on Weekend Two. More information on the new syllabus will be sent to registered participants
prior to the course.
To be eligible to participate in Wood Badge, you must:
- Be a registered adult member of the Boy Scouts of America, (Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity, Venturing or Exploring) aged 18 or older.
- Have completed the leader specific training courses for your Scouting position.
- Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. Completion of Parts A, B and C of the BSA Health & Medical form is mandatory.
Orientation – August 12, 1:00 pm, K-Lodge at CBT
Weekend 1 – August 24-26, CBT
Weekend 2 – September 22-23, CBT
You must attend both weekend sessions to complete this course.
Fee: The course fee is $275. Register and pay by May 31, 2018 and pay only $250! Financial
assistance may be available - contact Dan Bettison, Wood Badge Staff Adviser at 630.797.4613 or
Course size is limited to 48 participants, SIGN UP EARLY! You can reserve your space in this course
by filling out the online application and submitting a non-refundable deposit of $50. All fees must be
paid in full by August 5, 2018.
Location: Camp Big Timber
37W955 Big Timber Road
Elgin, IL 60124