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One Week Count Down

The time nears for the best experience of your life!  You have signed up for the best scout training available.  Not only will this course help you in your scouting venture but everyone we know that has taken Wood Badge has stated this is an excellent course for their personal lives as well as their professional life. 

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WB2016 Starts Tomorrow

WOW.. Where has all the time gone?  It is hard to believe that WB2016 actually starts tomorrow!  The moment that we have all been waiting for has arrived.  The staff has been at the camp preparing for this since yesterday getting everything just right for all of you.  If you have any questions please email your course director.

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Two Week Count Down

Are you ready for the start of Wood Badge S7-602-16 better knows as WB2016?  I know the staff are more than ready.  They have been working since before June of last year to make sure your Wood Badge experience it just like theirs.  Each and every staff member embraces Wood Badge and spends a lot of time working to bring you the best. 

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You Might Be A Wood Badger…

If you were arrested by airport security because you wouldn’t give up your pocketknife until he said “thank you” …   You Might Be A Wood Badger!

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HOV 2016 Wood Badge Course – Back to Gilwell

Wood Badge for the 21st Century, is the premier training program for all Scout leaders in the Boy Scouts of America. This includes all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders, as well as Professional Scouters. Wood Badge is designed to train adult volunteers using the latest leadership skills and techniques.

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Valerie Agnew – Troop Guide

valerieWood Badge Course / Critter: SR7-602-13 – Beaver

Scout Unit: Troop 728

District: Cardinal

Years in Scouting: 17 years

Highest Rank: Assistant Scout Master

Current Registered Position: Committee Member for Troop 728

CLICK HERE to see the full BIO for Valerie Agnew – Troop Guide

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The History of Wood Badge in the United States

Although an experimental course was conducted in 1936, Wood Badge training was officially inaugurated in the United States in 1948. Since that time it has grown and developed and become a key motivating force in the training of volunteer leaders in the Boy Scouts of America.

For 10 years,

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Employer Information for Wood Badge

Very often your employer has no idea what Wood Badge is really about.  Please refer them to this information which another Wood Badge class compiled for just this purpose.

You can find a lot of detailed information for your employer on this page.

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S7-602-16

We are now an official course with an official course number!

This means that the Boy Scouts of America has blessed our course and provide our official course number.

The next Wood Badge course for Heart of Virginia is now known as

S7-602-16

Time is running our to get registered for this course as space is limited,

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Registration is Available Now!

Wood Badge 2016 is now CLOSED.

Wood Badge is the pinnacle of training for leaders and volunteers in all Scouting programs – Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Varsity.  The Wood Badge experience enables Scouters to become better leaders by teaching advanced leadership skills and by creating a bond and commitment to the Scout movement. 

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