Re: Woodbadge Across the World -- SCOUTS CANADA
Robert Craig (rcraig@LIBRARY.CARLETON.CA)
Mon, 13 Mar 1995 13:16:39 EST
> I am doing some research on how Woodbagde is used in different countries
> and scouting organizations.
> My questions are:
> 0) What is your Country and Scout Organization?
Canada, Scouts Canada (There are two recognized Scouting Organizations in
> 1) Does your organization award Woodbadge to its leaders?
> 2) What is the process leading to Woodbadge in your country?
(Varies slightly from Province to Province)
Ontario: Part I 15 hours of instruction (usually over the course of a
Part II 45-55 hours of instruction (various formats: One week, 3 weekends)
Part III (*in Ontario only): visit to section to see what you have put
> 3) Is there additional training available after Woodbadge?
There is special skills courses to enrich yourself
> 4) Is Woodbadge required for some positions?
The only position that I know of that it is "required" is for our
Provincial Commissioner....again, this depends on the region/district.
There is a requirement that within the first 18 months of being a leader, you
must have your Part I woodbadge in Ontario.
> 5) Is there Woodbadge training for all age sections?
For all 5 of Scouts Canada's Sections and one for Support/Service Team.
> 6) How many leaders are there in you organizations?
Scouts Canada nationally has over 54,000 leaders
> 7) How many Woodbadges are awarded each year?
I don't know
> 8) If there are women leaders in your associations, are they allowed to
> receive the Woodbadge?
any leader can take it. The woodbadge is not by invitation but by motivation
by the leader to take it. (regardless of gender)
WB (Pack 1991)
(Support Team 1994)
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