Re: Expensive Wood Badge fee?
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Wed, 27 Jul 1994 09:16:48 -0500
Also remember, everyone, that Woodbadge IS the model upon which management train
ing seminars world-wide have been built. (fact). Woodbadge provides informatio
n, and guidance, and learning on LIFE skills --- not just how to tie a knot (th
at is basic training).
Woodbadge is ADVANCED training, and not everyone SHOULD go. However, there is n
o requirement to be registered "with a troop" as that would eliminate all commi
ssioners (they are not supposed to be double registered into any other position
to keep their effectiveness); all people, such as Webelos Leaders (a pack is N
OT a troop).
Also ----- this is a not-for-profit organization. ALL training courses are requ
ired to have a budget, that budget is to aim for an equal income/expense or sli
ght profit --- however, guys ---- your $7.00 registration to national does not
cover you for 6-7 days of intensive life skill training; food; etc. Even the s
taff has to pay their own way.
Oh -- where did I hear that before? "pay their own way?" Perhaps, that is one
of the things we are trying to teach a boy -- why should the leaders not lead b
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City