Re: Expensive Wood Badge fee?
Wed, 27 Jul 1994 08:27:05 EDT
> I just got an invitation in the mail to enter Wood Badge training this
> Fall. Apparently somebody - I don't know who - removed the requirement to
> have been a registered scouter with a troop for at least two years.
> ("Participants must have completed Fast Start and Scoutmastership
> Fundamentals, the basic training courses, and must be registered with a
> troop. The George Washington District Training Chairman will be asked to
> verify your training and eligibility for Wood Badge.") Under these rules,
> I am eligible to register.
> Problem is, there's a $100.00 fee. I don't remember this from previous
> years (maybe I was just unaware of it), and, frankly, I think the cost is
> prohibitive. I won't spend $100.00 of my money - it's needed for other
> things - and it's more than I could ever ask my small troop to fork over
> for. So, I guess I do without.
> Are the participation requirements and the fee in line with what the rest
> of you have elsewhere in the U.S.?
> Wes Clark
> (Currently a Webelos Den Leader until his son turns 11)
> Pack/Troop 1538
> Springfield, VA
> George Washington District
> National Capital Area Council
For the record.
My Cub Woodbadge was $210,
I am doing Boy Scout Woodbadge this fall - $140.
All out of my pocket.
But it is worth it.
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