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Jun 4-10, 2017
National Youth Leadership Training NYLT

National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training for Boy Scouts & Venturers will take place June 4-10, 2017.

Course Overview

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Built on the legacy of past JLT successes, the new NYLT integrates the best of modern leadership theory with the traditional strengths of the Scouting experience. Through activities, presentations, challenges, discussions, and audio-visual support, NYLT participants will be engaged in a unified approach to leadership that will give them the skill and confidence to lead well. Through a wide range of activities, games, and adventures, participants will work and play together as they put into action the best Scouting has to offer.

Throughout the course, the staff will be modeling the concepts and skills that are the core content of the course. The focus of each session is not only knowledge but giving the youth a “Toolbox of Skills’ that equips them with the “how.”

Leadership topics

  • Personal and Team Vision
  • SMART Goals & Planning
  • Leading & Teaching with EDGE
  • Performance Assessment tools
  • Problem Solving
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Diversity -- Valuing People
  • Effective Communication
  • Conflict Resolution

Who may attend?

Young men or women who are currently registered as a Boy Scout or Venturer, have attended an extended camp outing (4 or more days), attained First Class rank, and be 13 years old by June 4, 2017 (if a Boy Scout).

Important Dates

13 May: Orientation for scouts

18 May: Course material ordered

Registration will close when the course is full.

After 18 May, application might still be accepted, pending availability of sufficient course material.

All NYLT applicants must attend an orientation 13 May 2017, 09:00-12:00  at Xenia Church of Christ (444 Country Club Drive; Xenia, OH 45385). 

NYLT 2017 will begin on June 4 and conclude on June 10.

Where is the Training?

Tecumseh Council will hold NYLT 2017 Training at Camp Birch, 4057 Swimming Pool Road, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Phone: (937) 825-6777.

What is the cost?

The cost for the 6 day training is $200.00 per Scout. The fee includes all food, training materials and one NYLT T-Shirt.  A current BSA medical form must be submitted no later than the NYLT orientation on 13 May 2017.

Who can we contact for more information?

NYLT Scoutmaster

Chuck Forsythe


NYLT Course Director

Kevin Bish


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