National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide all 13 to 20 years old youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. NYLT is a six-day course. Content is delivered in a unit and team outdoor setting with an emphasis on immediate application of learning in a fun environment. The course is set up to represent a month in the life of a typical Scout unit .The first three full days of the course represent the first three weeks of a unit calendar, complete with leadership’ council meetings and planning for a big unit event. During an NYLT course the team development process is heightened with the team members, enabling them to become a highly effective team that can reach its full potential. Along the way, they also enjoy the Scouting fellowship and fun that are key components of the team method.
Who: Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts must be 13 years old, Be First Class and have completed Troop Leadership Training. Other youth participants must be 14 years old and must have completed Crew Officer Orientation, the Venturing Leadership Skills Course, or the new Crew Leadership Training.