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Woodbadge

Wood Badge is a training course for Scouters which finally results in their receiving a certificate, a small neckerchief, a leather slide, and two small wooden beads on a leather thong. Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, directed the first course in 1919 and gave each of the participants one of the beads which he had captured from the African chieftain Dinizulu. Thus did the course name develop, for its symbol was literally a badge of wood. 

Wood Badge is, further, Scouting's premier training course. Baden-Powell designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost, learning by doing. The members of the course are formed into patrols and these into a troop.  The entire troop lives in the out-of-doors for a week, camping, cooking their own meals, and practicing Scout skills.

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Musser Scout Reservation, Pennsburg, PA

We're Looking For Leaders Who Want To Make Scouting The Best It Can Be......

CUB  SCOUT  PACK  LEADERS

BOY  SCOUT  TROOP  LEADERS

VARSITY  TEAM  LEADERS

VENTURING  CREW  LEADERS

SEA  SCOUT  SHIP  LEADERS

DISTRICT  &  COUNCIL  LEADER              

And Outstanding Youth Members (18+) To Make Scouting's Future The Best It Can Be...

SEA  SCOUTS          VENTURE  SCOUTS          NYLT  STAFFERS

(Scouters must meet “Trained” requirements for their registered position in their Unit.)


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