Wood Badge Team Building Ropes Course
Boy Scout Leader Training

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.

Advancement & Awards

Qualities of the best patrols

Green Bar Bill recounts the qualities of good patrols. A TROOP’S BEST patrols exhibit enthusiasm, teamwork, and camaraderie—that special spark known as patrol spirit. How do your patrols measure up? Here are some tips for building

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Boy Scout Leadership

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.