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Are we there yet?

When I was a kid, before there were TV’s in cars or iPod’s with earphones, traveling from Richmond to my Dad’s hometown in Rutland, Vermont seemed to take an excruciatingly long time. I loved my grandfather and his home on … Continue reading

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Will Your Ticket be Meaningful?

As you begin to think through your ticket items you may begin to ask yourself “does this really mean anything?” The answer is yes it does! History shows us that you will most assuredly come up with items that will … Continue reading

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Psychic Smitty

It’s time for Psychic Smitty where I read your mind, find a feeling/question and give you an answer. Your Feeling/Question: “Wow that was awesome!!! That was some of the best training I have ever received. There were so many parts … Continue reading

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Outdoor Experience Tips from the Health Officer

The Staff is looking forward to continuing Wood Badge training with the upcoming Outdoor Experience portion of the course. I wanted to share some health tips to ensure that we have the best possible event. Remember that hydration is one … Continue reading

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Course Photographs

Photos are being posted daily to our photo Sharing Site at smugmug. You can get directly to our folder here.

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Words of Wisdom from the ASM for Troop Guides

I was a Participant of Wood Badge Course SR604. I had no idea what to expect as the only person involved with our troop with Wood Badge experience had gone through the course many years earlier, what is now known … Continue reading

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What to Expect when you’re expecting Wood Badge… Troop Guide Chris Leech

Ever since my wife and I discovered our first child was due on October 22, she has been glued to a book called “What to Expect when you’re Expecting”. This book has provided her with a wealth of information, so … Continue reading

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Warm Words… from Troop Guide Shawn Coffey

I would like to extend a warm hello, and welcome to all the Wood Badge participants. You are getting ready to take part in one of the most exciting and beneficial training courses that Scouting has to offer. Not only … Continue reading

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Shhh…It’s a Secret!

Let me tell you a secret. Please don’t tattle on me, but I’m going to give you a sneak-peak at Wood Badge. There is an essential skill you must acquire if you want to be an effective leader and it’s … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminders…

We’re now less than 2 weeks away… Just a reminder that our Health Officer, lhothaus@wb2012.org needs your Medical Forms and our Scribe, danderson@wb2012.org needs your (high resolution, please) photos! See you soon! Lowrey and Dave

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