Are you looking for a reason to sign up for the Spring 2014 course? Do you need a little help getting getting a fellow leader to attend the course? In this video, four Wood Badge staffers give you reasons to attend.
We hope this inspires you to sign up for S9-114 which is a little more than a month away. Sign up today before the course passes you by. It will be another year before the next course comes around.
Wood Badge is a fantastic course to teach you was to be a better leader in your scouting unit. Did you know that it works just as well at work and for your career? Companies spend thousands of dollars a person sending them to courses across the country to learn the same skills as you will learn on a Wood Badge course.
This video asks three long time Wood Badge staffers how it has helped in their careers.
Think about the first time you heard about Wood Badge. Did someone ask you to go? Did you notice the mauve scarves and wood beads? I found a flyer in the packet of materials at a BALOO training event. It was enough to get me to ask around about this wood badge course I had heard about.
In this video, three long time staffers tell us their story about what made them go to their first Wood Badge.
The Time Is Right Now! This is your last chance to attend Wood Badge training for over a year. The only Wood Badge course in the Greater Alabama Council for 2014 will be held on March 14-16 and April 11-13, 2014. This will be your only chance to attend this advanced adult leadership training event […]
If you know anything about Wood Badge you know that the staff includes a group of Venture Scouts who join us on the second weekend. They are a vital part of the training and they are quite good at what they do. Venture staff usually comes from children of the staff or from those who […]
I don’t get to watch television as much as I used to but when I do I have a tendency to watch shows that I don’t have to think about too much. American Pickers or Pawn Stars come to mind. What I really enjoy are the shows where a team of experts come in and […]
If you have served on a Wood Badge course you have looked through the quartermasters store on more than one occassion. Probably even multiple times during a course. You are always looking for that one special item that might appear. With Christmas approaching I have found that one item that every Wood Badger needs. The […]
Mark your calendar for ScoutFest 2014 at Point Mallard Park, Decatur, Alabama. This a council-wide event for Boy Scouts and Venturers all weekend and Saturday events for the Cubs. There will also be a Wood Badge Reunion on Saturday November 8. Make plans to be there and bring your critter attitude with you.
Wood Badge course S9-113 was a Thursday-Saturday course. While taking two days off of work for each weekend was difficult for most participants, it was a great opportunity for scouters who could not attend a regular weekend course. These scouters either worked for the church on Sunday or their religious beliefs made it difficult or […]
Weekend 2 of S9-113 is over. For over half of the staff we will move on to our units, our jobs and the next course, S9-114. The Troop Guides and participants will spend the next 18-months working their tickets. Much more on that to come later. One of the goals of WoodBadgeAlabama.com is to record […]