Wood Badge Works!

Wood Badge Works!

I thought I would pass on an encouragement of how your tickets can impact your troop. My first ticket involved planning and coordinating ILST and to follow up by recruiting for NYLT. ILST went very well and our troop now has four boys who are going to NYLT in...
Wood Badge: For Scouting & Beyond!

Wood Badge: For Scouting & Beyond!

I recently attended a Genetics conference in California where I volunteered to be a moderator for a roundtable discussion on Management. It was a simple responsibility really, just facilitate the discussion on topics that may come up, as well as write down a few...
Cotton Pickin’ Wood Badge

Cotton Pickin’ Wood Badge

I have been lucky enough to have served on multiple courses and to have been a Troop Guide on two of them. Course S9-114 ended not too long ago and the tickets worked by the participants have been making a big difference around our council. The course made quite an...
Past Wood Badge Courses

Past Wood Badge Courses

At WoodBadgeAlabama.com, we focus on upcoming wood badge courses but we also list our courses starting in 2001. Around this time was when the Wood Badge syllabus was rewritten and became what was known as Wood Badge for the 21st Century. Of course Wood Badge has been...
S9-114 Is In The Books

S9-114 Is In The Books

Wood Badge course S9-114 is officially in the books. After leaving Camp Westmoreland on April 13, 2014, the 38 participants went back to their units to start working their tickets. After 18 months, 34 men and women completed their ticket. Scoutmaster Elaine Zeigler...

Wood Badge By The Numbers

I produced this video for course S9-113 but it is just as accurate for all courses. If you wonder how Wood Badge gives back to your units, district and council, this video does the math for you. If you have been thinking about attending a Wood Badge course then the...

The BSA Vision Statement

If you have ever attended a wood badge course then you have written your own vision statement. Your vision statement may have even changed since you took the course. Did you know that the Boy Scouts have a vision statement? The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every...