Attending Wood Badge Out of Council

Are you in a council that surrounds the Greater Alabama Council (GAC)? Does your council offer Wood Badge once every couple of years but you really want to attend now? You can attend Wood Badge S9-113. Just because this is GAC Wood Badge, any scouter can attend and we...

Wood Badge and the Patrol Method

I have mentioned many times that Wood Badgers come from different places and experiences on their way to day 1 of a Wood Badge course. Some people have never been scouts and their only experience is leading a cub scout unit. Others may have only served at the district...

Who can you ask about Wood Badge?

You hear about Wood Badge from time to time. You see scouters wearing those distinctive mauve scarves and pieces of wood on a leather thong. You might have even received a brochure in your packet at your last training event. But where can you really get the...

Coming home on Saturday

We took a quick family trip to Chattanooga at the end of spring break that, in retrospect, reminds of the upcoming Wood Badge course. Follow me here. We took off work at the end of the week. Our itinerary was fun and educational. We ate well! We came home on Saturday....