WOOD BADGE PART I
Leaders recruited to all sections require certain common basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in
order to be able to contribute to the delivery of a quality program. The leader must complete this
training within 1 year or preferably within 4 months. The Course Training Standard is available
on the Scouts Canada website.
All training is based on the program as defined in Scouts Canada’s publications, applicable
bylaws, policies, procedures, the National Program Standards and any other guidelines
established by Scouts Canada. All program planning and delivery must be appropriate to the
physical, intellectual, social and spiritual capabilities of the youth involved.
Leaders receive the Woodbadge Part I recognition (certificate & turkshead woggle) when they complete the training course.
WOOD BADGE PART II
Section leaders recruited to all sections require certain common advanced knowledge, skills and
attitudes in order to be able to motivate and lead their section teams in the delivery of a quality
program. Leaders develop their knowledge skills in the following three subject areas:
- Advanced Program Delivery
- Advanced Leadership Skills
- Advanced Outdoor Skills
Typical developmental and learning activities may be undertaken in one or more formats,
including on-the-job development and experience, self-study, peer interaction, being coached, or
by participating in training modules or a formal developmental course often held on two or three weekends.
Leaders receive the Wood Badge Part II recognition (neckerchief & beads on a leather thong) when they complete the training course.
Colony training is for Beaver Scout program volunteers
Pack training is for Cub Scout program volunteers
Troop training is for Scout program volunteers
Company training is for Venturer Scout program volunteers
Crew training is for Rover Scout program volunteers
Group Commissioner training is for Group and Area committee volunteers
Specialty Training for Volunteers
Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft I & II
Saturday October 4, 2014 (TBA): Scoutcraft (Day Activities Skills)
Sunday October 5, 2014 (TBA): Scoutcraft II (Outdoors Overnight Activity Skills)
Scouting is an outdoors program so to aid Volunteers in preparing outdoors program for the youth, we will hold two workshops to
help build Leader's skills and comfort level. Held at Camp Samac Oshawa, these workshops will cover planning, safety, menus,
cooking outdoors, first aid, camping skills, camp set-up, and information about places to go. $30 per participant for one course
(one day) or $60 per participant for both courses (two days). Indoor accommodations in cabin #3 is also available for
a shared cost of $30.
Link to Scoutcraft Outdoor Skills Workshops for full details.
Wood Badge Part I - Essential Training for Volunteers
Wood Badge Part 1 Training
Online Training always available. Please go to www.MyScouts.ca for online training courses.
Wood Badge Part I, for Beaver, Cub, Scout, Venturer/Rover, Group Committee Leaders weekend session
November 7-9, 2014 - OSHAWA Weekend Course
for Beaver, Cub, Scout, Venturer, and Group Committee Leaders. Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa.
Complete all requirements to be a Leader with the youth, or enrich your understanding of the Wood Badge I program you have done online.
Spend time with other new leaders build relationships, share ideas and challenge each other to find new and exciting program ideas.
Our objective is to ensure you are comfortable working with your section's youth, and you will go away with a bag of program ideas,
resources and energy to take on the weekly program to the best of your ability. Training weekends are often centered around a theme.
Complete a White Pine Council Course Registration
form and cheque made out to "Scouts Canada" for $80. Registration closes November 5th, 2014
Registrations and enquires to Doreen Hume McKenna firstname.lastname@example.org | 905-428-6173 | 33 Lewin Cres.,
Ajax, ON L1S 3A2.
Wood Badge Part II - More In-Depth Training for Volunteers
Wood Badge Part II – Colony, Pack, Troop, Company (Battlefields Council), 2 weekends
April 25-27 and May 9-11, 2014 at Mt. Nemo Scout Camp, Burlington. (Hamilton-Wentworth) for
Colony, Pack, Troop, Company, Crew. Contact Rob McLean - DCC Training Battlefields Council email@example.com .
Register by April 4th.
Wood Badge Part II – Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew (White Pine Council), 2 weekends
May 2-4, & June 13-15, 2014 at Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa, Ontario. This training offers you a chance to further increase your knowledge and
confidence in the section you are working. As well as developing a detailed plan for your section, you will obtain a wealth of tools and
"trick of the trade" to take back and make your section meeting a joy to run. There will be comprehensive outdoor skill training. You will
connect with dozens of Scouters just like you who will have lots to share and you will make a few friends for life. Once the Wood Badge is completed
you will be invited to join a local Gilwell Club and an invitation to attend the annual Gilwellian leaders only camp in second weekend of
September every year.
Link here for full details.
Leadership Training for Youth Members
FOCUS (Future Of Canada United in Scouting) for Venturers, S.I.T's, Activity Leaders, Rovers
A leadership program aimed towards Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts.
Dec 5-7, 2014 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts
& Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $50, (Scouters, Trainers, QM $40.) This is a peer-to-peer training course where youth who are competent with
the material will deliver a fun and active weekend of learning and practicing skills in communication, goal setting and getting to know
one's self better. Fully catered delicious meals and guaranteed indoor sleeping accommodations for the first 36 to register.
White Pine Council course registration form
Scouts Canada physical fitness form
Whitby Area Coordinator for Training contact:
Brian Wick, firstname.lastname@example.org
1101-711 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, L1N 8Z1
Scouting Dictionaries or "What are those people talking about?"
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groups of people involved in a specific activity, uses many
words specific to their activity ("jargon" words).
Provided here are pages with Common
Scout Jargon and Scouting Abbreviations
and Initialisms that you might find in Whitby Scouting.
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