My Dad got his woodbadge award as a Scouting leader. As an adult I was flipping through his old scouting materials and found the leadership principles taught at woodbadge.

I thought they were great.

  • Getting and Giving Information
  • Understanding Group Needs and Characteristics
  • Knowing and Understanding Group Resources
  • Controlling the Group
  • Counseling
  • Setting the Example
  • Representing the Group
  • Planning
  • Evaluation
  • Sharing Leadership
  • Manager of Learning

Then this week I discovered that the BSA adopted them from I was going through the white stag site and thought they had borrowed from the BSA. But on reading their history page it became clear.

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KW Lanham



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