The 2016 course will be held at Scoutland in Gainesville, GA over the weekends of April 22 – 24 and May 13 – 15. Participants must attend both weekends. But don’t delay, this is the only course for NEGA this year and it will fill up fast!
Wood Badge Course 2016
Course Director: Britt Bramblett
Week 1: April 22-24, 2016 Friday to Sunday
Week 2: May 13-15, 2016 Friday to Sunday
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Key Contacts for Wood Badge
Wood Badge Northeast Georgia Council, Jefferson Service Center P.O. Box 399 Jefferson, GA 30549
Phone: 706-693-2446 Fax: 706-693-4849 Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Why Should I Take Wood Badge?
Every scout deserves the BEST trained leaders. We want you to be the best. The youth we serve deserve the best! Here is what we have been told BY OUR MOST RECENT GRADUATES that Wood Badge did for them. Hopefully it will apply to you, as well
You will gain a better understanding of Scouting’s programs. You will know where to turn for help, for program, for resources and for ideas.
You will gain a MUCH better understanding of leadership and some useful tools for the challenges you face as Scout leader. You will better understand what makes up leadership and how to built ‘high performance teams’ made up of Scouts and of adult leader.
Wood Badge is VERY immediate, hands on and practical– you will be able to put it to use immediately– not only in your Scouting unit, but in your life.
You will be able to more effective set achievable goals in your Scouting position that will make you a better and more effective volunteer.
You will have fun and make new friends for life.
Because you’ll be better informed and better in control, you will be able to enjoy your Scouting job much, much more.
Past Wood Badge Participant Comments:
“I’m just sorry I waiting so long to take Wood Badge. I should have done this earlier. It was just GREAT”
“This is some of the best training I’ve ever had in my entire career– Scouting or otherwise. The leadership and team-building training you guys gave us was better than the week-long training on these same topics I’ve had out in corporate America. Well done.”
“I was able to apply these takeaways immediately. I was in a meeting [at work] on the Monday following the course. Without going into details, this meeting was different from our other meetings. It was more productive. We were calmer and more supportive of each other. We achieved a better result. It was clear that leadership skills can often be subtle and gentle tools which empower and embolden people to achieve more than they otherwise could have. And, frankly, the meeting was much more enjoyable.”