Who may attend?

All Registered adult Scouters from Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing, who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be registered adults of the Boy Scouts of America (there is no minimum tenure requirements).
  • Have not previously attended a Wood Badge course.
  • Have completed the basic training courses for their Scouting position.
  • Have completed the outdoor skills training programs appropriate for their Scouting positions.
  • Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. Successful completion of the Annual Health & Medical Record is required for all participants.
  • Attend all sessions. There are no make-up opportunities. If an attendee has to miss any of the sessions they will be dropped from the course and will be asked to return the following year to attend the entire program. This includes attendance at any patrol meetings during the intervening week between the first and second weekend.