Monthly Archives: February 2016

You Might Be A Wood Badger…

If you decided to lash together the new deck on the back of your house…   You Might Be A Wood Badger!

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Jesús Portillo – Troop Guide

Jesus Portillo

Wood Badge Patrol / Critter:  Antelope

Scout Unit: Cub Scout Pack 836

District: Huguenot Trail

Years in Scouting: 4

Highest Rank: Cubmaster

Current Registered Position: Cubmaster

 

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Bill Simms – Troop Guide

Bill Simms

Wood Badge Course / Critter:  S7-602-13 – Bear

Scout Unit:  TROOP 184

District: Crater District

Years in Scouting: 15 years

Highest Rank: Life Scout

Current Registered Position:

  • SM for Troop 184
  • Crater District Commissioner

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Facebook

Interested in seeing more interactive posts, pictures, and information about your HOV Wood Badge 2016 course then you might want to check out the Facebook page which is dedicated to this course.  If you are not a registered participant of this course, you will not obtain approval to join the page,

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You Might Be A Wood Badger…

You cannot get the refrain from “Back to Gilwell” out of your head – and it does not irritate you ..  You Might Be A Wood Badger!

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HC Davis – Troop Guide

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Wood Badge Course / Critter: SR-809 – Beaver

Scout Unit:

  • Former Pack 876
  • Troop 876
  • Current – Crew 876

District: Huguenot Trail

Years in Scouting: 14

Highest Rank: N/A

Current Registered Position: Huguenot Trail District Chairman – 2 years

CLICK HERE to see the full BIO for HC Davis – Troop Guide

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Mike Petty – AFQM

PettyWood Badge Course / Critter:  S7-602-13 – Fox

Scout Unit:  Troop 303

District:  Rivers

Years in Scouting: 7 years

Current Registered Position:  ASM/ Treasurer

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The Beads

When Gilwell Park was purchased for the Scout Movement in 1919 and formal Leader Training introduced, Baden-Powell felt that ‘Scout Officers’ (as they were then called) who completed a training course, should receive some form of recognition. Originally he envisaged that those who passed through Gilwell should wear an ornamental tassel on their Scout hats but instead the alternative of two small beads attached to lacing on the hat or to a coat button-hole was instituted and designated the Wood Badge.

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First Scoutmasters Trainng Course at Gilwell

  1. The Course will commence on Monday 8th September will last till Friday 19th.
  2. Members should book to Chingford and must leave Liverpool Street by the 5.5 P.M. train. A brake will meet this train at Chingford Station.
  3. The Course will be carried out in Camp.

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You Might Be A Wood Badger…

If you get disappointed at family reunions because no one wants to build a catapult …   You Might Be A Wood Badger!

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