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National Youth Leadership Training 2023
Last Day To Register
8695 Levee Rd.
Jeffersonville, KY 40337, US
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What Is NYLT?

National Youth Leadership Training is a six-day outdoor experience for Scout BSA Troop and Venture Crew youth leaders. It is the next step in the BSA training continuum after Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/ILSC). NYLT teaches Scouts more about leadership through training sessions, group activities, and personal challenges in a fun and energized environment. Scouts will learn to apply leadership skills in real-world situations to help their patrols achieve success.


A 2 hour course orientation will be held in early June (TBA).



$300 if paid in full on or before April 3, 2023
$350 if paid after April 3, 2023

Final balance is due by May 1st.



  • Scoutmaster approval before applying - please have your Scoutmaster email written approval to nylt@bgbsa.org

The requirements below have been established by the National Training Committee to allow all Scouts the opportunity to derive the most benefit from this course. Scouts must:

  1. Complete their home Unit’s Introduction to Leadership Skills course*
  2. Receive approval from your Scoutmaster or Unit leader
  3. Be at least 13 years of age by course start date
  4. Earn First Class rank, if registered in a Troop
  5. Have current BSA Health Form (Parts A, B, and C)
  6. Be comfortable camping and cooking outdoors
  7. Commit to attending the entire six-day course

* Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), Crews (ILSC), and Ships (ILSS) should be offered through a Scout’s home unit. Ask your Unit Leader how you can participate in this course.

Course Director
Phil Blankenship
(859) 582-4479

Visit the NYLT webpage for more information

Registration for this event will be online only. Deposit will be required with registration.


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Late fee
After 4/3/2023 a fee of $50.00 will apply.

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The Blue Grass Council receives support from the Cumberland Trails United Way, United Way of Franklin County, United Way of South Central Kentucky, and United Way of South Eastern Kentucky.

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