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Wood Badge Changes in the Troop Requirements for Journey to Excellence for 2015


If you have thought about attending Wood Badge, or even if you haven’t yet…there is a Night of Wood Badge dinner this week. It will be Friday, November 14th at Golda’s Kitchen on Scouters Mountain. The cost is $10 and includes dinner. You can register at through November 13th.

Attend and get more information on this “Avvesome” leadership development course.

In a post by Robin Stoekler, 2015 Wood Badge Course Director…

At the Area 1 Training Conference this weekend we learned of a change to the 2015 Journey to Excellence requirements that affects Troops wishing to achieve the Gold status:
Trained leadership:
Bronze: Have a trained and engaged leaders at all levels.
Scoutmaster and assistants have completed an orientation and youth protection training.
Silver: Achieve Bronze, plus the Scoutmaster and 60% of assistants have completed position-specific training or, if new, will complete within three
months of joining.
GOLD: Achieve Silver, plus two-thirds of active committee members must have completed Troop Committee Challenge and at least one person has attended Wood Badge.…/JourneyT…/scorecards/2015.aspx