Wood Badge 110


Circle Ten Council

Philmont Training Center

August 18-23, 2014

World Class Training for World Class Leaders


Training Prerequisites

If you have any questions about meeting the training prerequisites, we can help.  Please contact the Scoutmaster at sm@wb110.org.

Summarized below are the training requirements from the Wood Badge Administrative Guide:

  • "This is Scouting" is required for all adult leaders
  • Leader Specific Training for:
    • Cubmasters
    • Cub Scout, Tiger Cub and Webelos Den Leaders
    • Pack Committee Members
    • Troop Committee Members
    • Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters
    • Varsity Scout Coaches and Assistant Coaches
    • Venturing Leaders
  • Commissioner Basic Training for Commissioners
  • District Committee Training for District Committee Members
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) for:
    • Required for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and Varsity Coaches and Assistants
    • Recommended for All Participants!
  • Note: Previous versions of leader training courses are acceptable prerequisites.

In addition, Unit Committee Training is recommended for Institution Head and Chartered Organization Representatives.

All participants should review BSA's online Fast Start Training.

Districts typically offer NLE, IOLS and "position specific training" in the Fall. Check your district's website for dates, times and locations. If you have a conflict with your district's scheduled training, check nearby districts. You may attend any district training to meet these requirements. Committee training may be taken in the district or at BSA's online learning center.

BSA's online training is available here:

District websites within Circle Ten Council are available here:

Please contact our Course Director, Ernie Carey, if you have any questions or concerns regarding training prerequisites.

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