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NYLT - National Youth Leadership Training

NYLT - National Youth Leadership Training
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What is NYLT?

National Youth Leadership Training is a six-day outdoor experience for Boy Scout Troop and Venture Crew leaders. It is the next step in the BSA training continuum after Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews. The course teaches Scouts more about leadership through training sessions, group activities and games, and personal challenge. At NYLT, Scouts apply leadership skills in real-world situations to help their patrols achieve success.


What is its purpose?

Scouting recognizes that Scoutmasters and Advisers have the responsibility of training their youth leaders using ILST and ILSC.  The purpose of the NYLT program is not to assume that role, but to support it.  The objectives of the course are:

  • To give the participants the confidence and knowledge to run the troop program.
  • To give participants a basic knowledge of Be-Know-Do leadership model and help relate these skills to their troop roles and responsibilities.
  • To allow Scouts to share ideas and experiences with Scouts from other troops.
  • To create an atmosphere where Scouts will experience Scouting at its best.
  • To enhance the relationship between the participant and his Scoutmaster.
  • To have fun.


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For more information download the participant registration packet.

Please Note: There is no online registration for this course because of the required paperwork, however completed forms can be scanned and sent with payment information to susanann.stone@scouting.org.


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