Blackfoot is an enhanced training program that combines the contents of Scoutmaster Leader Specific training and Introduction into Outdoor Leadership Skills. You will experience first-hand what it means to apply the Patrol Method, to rely on your fellow patrol members and to learn from them. You will participate in program activities that can be shared with your units.
Okama provides all of the knowledge and skills to give effective leadership to a Scouting unit. The focus is on ”learning by doing“, with special emphasis on the patrol formation, team building, troop operation and personal interactions. Each participant is learning how to make the Scouting program both fun and meaningful, and how to support and guide the Scouts as they grow into mature leaders.
Woodbadge is the highest level of adult leader training offered by the BSA and requires successful completion of one of the above trainings first. This course has an extensive syllabus in leadership skills, conflict resolution and Scouting lore. Many consider Wood Badge as the most meaningful course they’ve ever attended in or out of Scouting.