Why go to Wood Badge?

Every boy deserves a trained leader.

Every boy deserves a well-trained leader.

The purpose of Wood Badge is to develop skilled leaders who can strengthen Scouting units in achieving the mission of the Boy Scouts of America.

The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

You go to Wood Badge to improve your leadership of small groups, and your understanding of how teams develop. The heart of Wood Badge is small group leadership. It is great fun too. This training will not only benefit you in Scouting. It will also help you in your career, your place of worship, with other groups, and in your family.