Why Wood Badge?

Volunteers expect fun and fellowship at a Wood Badge course, but much more awaits. Read about how this training session helps new-to-Scouting adults lead more successful packs, troops and crews.

Volunteer Training for the 21st Century

New BSA training — highlighted by a single, leadership-focused Wood Badge — provides Scouters with both timely program-specific skills and a broader knowledge and appreciation of the total Scouting program.

Making Wood Badge More Accessible

A course designed with scheduling flexibility and other special accommodations allows those participants with specific religious requirements to participate in the BSA’s highest level of volunteer training.