Re: WOODBADGE courses NE area
Lew Orans (lporans@ONRAMP.NET)
Fri, 8 Dec 1995 18:16:57 -0600
At 05:11 PM 12/8/95 EST, you wrote:
> Interresting WOODBADGE schedule. Some in our area were under the
> impression that there COULD / WOULD be no more full week long courses!
> They were told that the current sylabus is only set up for weekends.
> Can anyone else confirm or refute the policy of week long versus
> weekend woodbadge courses?
Can confirm the following. The current syllabus -- Boy Scout Leader Wood
Badge Staff Guide (1995 Printing) is designed around the weekend course.
However, right on the title page you will see reference to a conversion
table to adapt the schedule to the weeklong course. The type of course
offered is up to the host council (with Regional approval). As far as I
know (as a 1994 member of the National Wood Badge Task Force), there is not
restriction on holding either type of course. Of course, either version,
weekend or weeklong should be run strictly according to the National syllabus.
Yours in Scouting
Sam Houston Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City