The Wood Badge Ticket Process

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					The Wood Badge
 Ticket Process
    What and Why a Ticket
    Ticket Form and Style
    Course Director Responsibilities
    Participant Responsibilities
    Troop Guide Responsibilities
    Ticket Counselor Responsibilities
            Administrative Guide, Staff Guide and Appendixes
What a Ticket is

   A Ticket is …
       A commitment to action
       A vision of improvement
       A way for the Scouter to practice being a leader
       A series of goals to achieve the vision
   Guided by the Scouter’s ...
       Personal values (“20 Questions”)
       Personal vision
       Personal mission
Why a Ticket?

   The intent of the ticket is …
       Rifle versus shotgun approach
       Bloom where you are planted
       Skills not necessarily linked
       Not intended to be overwhelming
       Encourage repeatable behavior
Ticket Form and Style

   The ticket consists of several parts:
       A statement of his/her vision of success
       An action plan composed of five significant goals
        that can be completed within 18 months
           One addressing increasing diversity
       Each of the five goals under action plan
           Who, What, Where, When, How, Why, How Verified
Wood Badge Ticket Work Sheet
A Personal Statement of Vision and Mission

Name ______________________ Wood Badge Course No. ____________

My Scouting Position: ________________________________________

The Team That Will Benefit from my Leadership: __________________
SMART Goal (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely):
Who:   ________________________________________________
What: ________________________________________________
Where: ________________________________________________
When: ________________________________________________
Why:   ________________________________________________
How:   ________________________________________________
How Verified: __________________________________________
Course Director Responsibilities
   Facilitate the assignment of ticket counselors
   Provide each participant’s home council with an
    ticket copy (Home council assigns counselor)
   Monitor participants’ progress through ticket
       Refer counselors to NEIC Training Chairman and Wood
        Badge Coordinator to process Application for Training
   Provide final closeout roster, including report on
    completed tickets, no later than 19 months following
    the end of the course
Participant Responsibilities
   Complete a written draft by Day 5 of the course
   Have the draft reviewed and approved by the
    assigned troop guide
   Meet as needed with ticket counselor for progress
   Draft amendment to ticket if appropriate and submit
    to ticket counselor for review
   Complete “working” the ticket within 18 months
Troop Guide Responsibilities
   Help participants prepare tickets
       May use paper or eTicket via www.neic-
           Get familiar with eTicket by entering one – test
            maximum lines of entry – Submit, get email, test ability
            to retrieve and modify.

   Here’s How… In days 1 through 5…
Troop Guide Responsibilities
   Coax, coach, ask clarifying questions to
    develop “sketchy” goals
       How is the goal related to the vision?
       What processes in place may help you?
       What processes may hinder you?
       Are these processes documented?
Troop Guide Responsibilities
   More…
       “Who else is involved in carrying out the goal?
           How are they affected?
           Are they in agreement with the vision?
           Will they require additional resources?
       What will change as a result of carrying out the
Troop Guide Responsibilities
   More yet…
       How will you know you are done?
       How will you know you accomplished your goal?
       Who has authority over your ability to carry out the
       Where will any needed resources come from?
Troop Guide Responsibilities
   Review and approve ticket drafts by Day Six
    of the course.
   With support from “Admin,” scan/copy the
    final ticket or ensure eTicket copy is
       One copy for the participant
       One copy for the ticket counselor
       Electronic copy available for archive
Ticket Counselor Responsibilities
   Serve as the primary contact between Wood
    Badge and the participants, encouraging them to
    put into practice the lessons of the course
   Have a working knowledge of 21st Century
    Wood Badge
   Contact assigned participants within two weeks
    to review ticket goals and leadership skills to be
   Agree on a progress review process and
    periodically share results with the course
Ticket Counselor Responsibilities
   Review and accept ticket amendments if
   Report ticket completion to and request
    Application for Training Recognition from
    NEIC Training Chairman or Wood Badge
   Sign and return the Application for Training
    Recognition to NEIC Training Chairman or
    Wood Badge Coordinator
   Facilitate bead presentation when

   The Ticket encourages
       the participant
      to BE a leader - -
    Over and over again

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