My Wood Badge Experience

If you have been around Pack 95 you have probably heard us talk about Wood Badge. Maybe you just noticed the mauve scarf that some of us wear. Maybe you noticed the wood beads on the leather strap we also wear. Wood Badge is an adult scouting leadership program with...

Here We Come A Caroling!

On December 15, the Wolves visited the retirement facility of Mount Royal Towers.  During the annual Christmas Party, the Wolves got up and sang Christmas Carols.  From Jingle Bell Rock to Deck the Halls, the room resounded with great melodies.  The Scouts ended loud...

We recruit all year

At the end of July we did a little Cub Scout recruiting at Friday Night Fllicks at Homewood Park. For those not familiar, a movie is shown in the Park on Friday nights during the summer. There are events and booths leading up to the movie and we decided to get in on...

Sowing Seeds

As I started my new job earlier this year, I met fellow employees who were also Scout leaders.  In our introductions, I explained to them that I signed up for Wood Badge this year.  The same response was overwhelming:  “So, you are one of those!”  I did not know how...

Wood Badge

Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, directed the first Wood Badge course in 1919 as Scoutings premier training course. He designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost,...