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Bay Lakes Council to Offer Week Long Wood Badge Course

Posted on 14 February 2009 by admin

Wood Badge BeadsBay-Lakes Council, located in Wisconsin, will offer a week-long Wood Badge course this August, running from Monday through Saturday, to enable participation from scouters who faith practices do not permit/enable Sunday activities. It will be at Cub Scout World Camp Rokilio, near Kiel east of Lake Winnebago. Below is the article from the current issue of the GUIDE. Download the brochure, online at:

Wood Badge Does More
“Is that what you do at Wood Badge?” one Wood Badge staff member’s spouse was
heard to ask when serving as an audience for a rehearsal of a presentation. “I can use that in my work…What else do you do?”

While the Wood Badge curriculum is designed for leadership of all levels of Scouting programs the content is applicable for parents, teachers, leaders of departments and companies and leaders and volunteers of other organizations. It draws on the best of BSA’s experience and the books and articles written by the leading figures in the field of leadership.

Dr. Don Francis, this year’s course director, says, “I wish I could put even 1/3 of this Wood Badge course in my college course on leadership and ethics. Wood Badge uses the patrol method, so we learn and practice the leadership experience during the week and apply it in our Scouting positions the months afterward.”

People are already registering for the August 17-22, 2009, course. Only 48 participants
will be allowed to take the course, and the fee has been kept low at $225 which covers all meals, facilities, program materials, and regalia.

For more information contact Dr. Don Francis at (262) 241-5363 or francislee1977@sbcglobal.net. You can also go to the Bay-Lakes Council web site to obtain a copy of the registration brochure at www.baylakesbsa.org/council/woodbadge.htm.

This article was originally sent out to the WDBadge-L Mailing List.

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Jostens Will Help Eagle Scouts® Celebrate Their Achievement With Customized and Personalized Rings

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Jostens Will Help Eagle Scouts® Celebrate Their Achievement With Customized and Personalized Rings

Posted on 17 December 2008 by Dan

Hat Tip: BoyandGirlScouts.com: Jostens Enters Eagle Ring Battle

Jostens Eagle Scout RingJostens will now help Eagle Scouts® celebrate and recognize their significant achievement with customized and personalized rings under license from the Boy Scouts of America®. Eagle Scout is the highest rank that can be achieved as a Boy Scout and only 5% of all Scouts have attained the award since its inception in 1912. The Eagle Scout ring features a Red, White and Blue top with the Eagle Scout® Boy Scouts of America® logo. The ring sides feature the universal Eagle emblem and is personalized with the Eagle Scout’s name and year the award was achieved.

The Boy Scouts of America has also licensed Jostens to produce Wood Badge® rings to recognize adult volunteers that have completed the Boy Scouts of America Wood Badge advanced leadership training. The Wood Badge® signet ring displays the Wood Badge shield on the ring top, the universal symbol on one side and one of eight mascots on the other side.

“The Eagle Scout award is an icon of youth achievement and we are eager to play a role in the recognition process,” said Mary Langerud, Specialty Markets, Jostens. “We are also proud to help salute the great Scouting volunteers that support youth leadership development.”

All custom rings licensed by the Boy Scouts of America can be designed and ordered online at and are available in a wide selection of precious and non-precious metals. Each ring is covered by Jostens’ Lifetime Limited Warranty which includes free re-sizing for the original owner of the ring for the life of the ring.

Eagle Scouts of all ages can become a member of the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) to network with other Eagle Scouts and stay connected with the Scouting program. Information is available at www.scouting.org or by contacting a local Boy Scouts of America council office.

About Jostens
Minneapolis-based Jostens is a provider of products, programs and services that help people inspire achievement and celebrate memories. The company’s products include school yearbooks and memory books, OurHubbub™ brand MemoryBooks, scholastic products such as class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a leading marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and educational and trade publishing segments.

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Why I Camp With a Flamingo

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Why I Camp With a Flamingo

Posted on 31 December 2007 by admin

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If You Don’t Complete Your Ticket

Posted on 29 December 2007 by admin

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