Course Information

Spring 2018 COURSE DATES:


Course Orientation: 

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm


Weekend #1: 

Friday, Feb 23rd @ 7:00am through Sunday, Feb 25th @ 5:00pm


Weekend # 2: 

Friday, Mar 16th @ 7:00am through Sunday, Mar 18th @ 5:00pm

Weekend Course consists of: Two weekends in camp, and at least one patrol meeting between weekends.

Note: Attendance at both weekends for the entire duration is necessary to successfully complete the Wood Badge course.  Upon receipt, and approval of the application, additional course information will be sent.

Participation Commitment:

All participants are required to complete all fields of requested information during the online registration process. All participants are required to arrive on time Friday mornings and remain in camp during both 3-day sessions. They must participate with their patrol and troop in all course activities, events and lessons until each session’s closing. In addition to the two weekend sessions, there is at least one intersession patrol meeting that must be attended. Following the practical experience, each participant commits to complete the application phase over the following 18 months.

Course Costs:

Total cost for the course is $260 and includes training materials, a course T-shirt, cap, pen and mug, Wood Badge recognition items, and food. Pre-registration is required. Monthly payments will be accepted, but the course fee must be paid in full no later than the Open House date of January 27 at University of Scouting. A non-refundable $75 deposit is required with registration. No refunds will be made within 30 days of the start date of the course (12:01 AM 1/24/18).

**A limited number of partial scholarships available to those showing a need. Please send requests for scholarships to Cindy Miller at after $75 deposit with completed registration.

Location: Camp La No Che, 41940 Boy Scout Rd, Paisley, FL 32767

Course Uniform:

For the course, Scouters will need a complete official BSA uniform for the program or position in which they are registered. The mandatory uniform requirements include official BSA shirt, pants, or shorts with the appropriate socks and belt. Information on other clothing and equipment needs will be provided to each registered participant prior to the course.

*Find a copy of Adult Uniform Inspection Sheet at

QUALIFICATIONS: YOU can participate in this exciting leadership training experience when you:

1. are a currently registered adult  Scouter, active in a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Team, Venturing Crew, District, or Council. 

2. are at least 21 years of age. (Assistant Scoutmasters may be 18 years of age.)

3. have completed  New Leader Essentials & Position Specific Training for your position. NoteOutdoor Leader Skills is required or  Scoutmasters, and Assistant Scoutmasters. All Basic Leader Training, prior to the year 2000, is an acceptable prerequisite.

4. submit an application, with a non-refundable $50 deposit, to reserve your place on course.

5. submit a completed BSA Medical Form (long form), signed by a physician within the course year.

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Spring 2018 Course Director: Cynthia Miller