Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course. Scouters from Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome and belong here.
Wood Badge takes its name from wooden beads that are awarded after completing the course, a tradition that started with the first Wood Badge course in 1919 offered by Baden Powell.
Wood Badge is not about Scout skills. The course focuses on leadership topics like: