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Wood Badge Course 9-449-22 (weekend 1)

Wood Badge Course 9-449-22 (weekend 1)
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8/5/2022 11:55 PM
11716 County Road 40
Findlay, OH 45840, US
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Wood Badge 9-449-22 Adult Leadership Training

Black Swamp Area Council

This video by the National Council for the Boy Scouts of America helps give great insight to Wood Badge and the value leaders receive from this training.

We invite you to challenge yourself

Course Dates:

  • Weekend 1 - Aug. 19-21, 2022 at Camp Berry, Findlay, Ohio
  • Weekend 2 - Sept. 24-25, 2022 at Camp Lakota, Defiance, Ohio

You are invited ...

  • Wood Badge is a great opportunity for adult scout leaders to challenge ourselves to become better leaders in all that we do! 

  • Our promise to you is a course that provides Knowledge, Leadership skills, Friendship, Camaraderie, and most of all Fun! 

  • Our vision is to provide a high-quality course, presented by a high-performance team of trained staff to a diverse audience of participants. 

  • Our goal is to empower you to provide quality programs to our youth! Every Scout deserves a trained leader! We expect the best from our scouts, and they should expect no less from us. 

  • Leadership is a key to a great scouting program. To provide this leadership we as Scouters need to have the right tools and resources. Wood Badge is the answer to helping you in all these areas. 

  • Treat yourself to this adventure! You and the youth around you deserve it! Consider and start your journey and share with other scout leaders who will discover a fellowship in Scouting that has existed for over a century. Come be part of the Wood Badge experience!

Yours In Scouting, Nick Thobe, 9-449-22 Course Director




What is Wood Badge

Wood Badge training began in 1919 by Baden Powell to ensure that the leaders of Scout troops were properly trained. Reï¬Â‚ecting on a century of Scouting, Wood Badge draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles and successful organizations throughout the country to present the latest in leadership theory and team development to a new generation of Scout leaders.



Purpose of Wood Badge

The primary purpose of the Wood Badge experience is simple – to strengthen Scouting in our units, districts, and Council. Every Scout deserves a well-trained leader. It provides dedicated Scouters with the concepts, tools and methods needed to be effective leaders. Wood Badge creates a structured opportunity to develop apply critical leadership skills. Leadership is a skill that is used everywhere, daily. 

Attending Wood Badge will make your Scouting job easier. Attendees gain an in-depth understanding of the skills of leadership. The skills you learn will help you become a more effective leader in Scouting, your career, your family, and your community life. 




As the five-day practical portion of the program draws to a close, you will set some personal goals (a.k.a. ticket) to practice your new knowledge and skills. (You will have 18 months to complete your ticket)  

By practicing your new knowledge and skills, you will become a more effective leader. In addition to your own personal growth, the Scouts you serve will benefit most from your development commitment.




Who May Attend

Be registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. (Youth 18 and older may attend as long as the appropriate Youth Protection guidelines are followed).

Have completed the basic training courses for your Scouting position.

Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. All participants are required to complete the Annual health and Medical Record form – Parts A, B, C (available at www.scouting.org) and provide a copy of your current youth protection training certificate at check-in.

What Can You Expect 

As a result of attending Wood Badge, you will: 
  • Acquire a global view of Scouting as a family of Interrelated, value-based programs providing age-appropriate activities for youth.
  • Become familiar with contemporary team leadership concepts.
  • Experience the stages of team development and practice leadership approaches appropriate for those stages.
  • Have a great deal of fun in the company of interesting, like-minded individuals.
  • Develop a renewed commitment to provide Scouting with the best possible leadership.

Wood Badge accomplishes these goals by building all the pieces of the course on a foundation of five central themes. Those themes, and the presentations that directly support them, are as follows: 

Living The Values

Bringing the Vision to Life

Models for Success

Tools of the Trade

Leading to Make a Difference













Physical Demands

Wood Badge includes a series of fun and educational training activities. The greatest physical demands are walking around camp and playing some simple games—nothing that should keep anyone from attending. If you have mobility concerns, the course staï¬Â€ can likely make accommodations when given early notiï¬Âcation. A current BSA Health and Medical Record (Parts A, B and C) is required.

Course Fee

  • $260, if paid by 5/1/2022
  • $285, after 5/1/2022

Fees cover program and training materials and all food, one participant t-shirt and cap. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot. Balance is due by July 1, 2022.

For more information, contact Nick Thobe, Course Director - Mobile: (419) 953-6728 or email: ndlt1120@gmail.com

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$260.00 per Participant
Late fee
After 5/1/2022 a fee of $25.00 will apply.
Cancellation Policy
GENERAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ALL REFUNDS No refunds will be issued for activities where promotion literature states “No refunds”. Deposits are non-refundable. All monies are refundable if the council or district cancels an event. Refund requests for rescheduled events due to weather conditions will be dealt with on an individual basis, partial refunds can be granted after incurred expenses for the event have been taken into consideration. Transferring fees from one person to another within the same unit for the same program is permissible. Fees are not transferable from one event to another. No refund request for any event or facility will be accepted more than 14 days after the conclusion of the event. For resident camps, each session or week is considered a separate event. Any refund granted will be credited back to the source of the original payment. i.e., Credit card back to credit card, check back to checking account, etc. Valid reasons for requesting a refund include: Illness Death in family, or Change in business plans. In no event shall any refund be made for any reason if the cost of the event has not been completely met. If substitution for participation in the event has been secured, then full refund may be made to the individual originally registered. Any refunds granted will be reduced by the cost of any deposit plus the cost of any materials already procured. Refunds will not be made for late arrivals or early departures. All requests for refunds of money must be made in writing to the Black Swamp Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Supporting receipts must accompany the request.


Black Swamp Area Council
2100 Broad Avenue, Findlay Ohio
(419) 422-4356