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May 31 - Jun 6, 2020
NYLT - National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training

Tecumseh Council National Youth Leadership Training will take place May 31 through June 6, 2020 at Camp Birch.

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.Each session combines knowledge with building a foundation of practical skills that enable scouts to lead.

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 with Scouts BSA or Venturing, have attended an extended camp outing (4 or more days), attained First Class rank, and be 13 years old by May 29, 2020.

Important Dates

2 May: Orientation for scouts

11 May: Course material ordered

31 May-6 June: NYLT 2020

All NYLT applicants and parents must attend an orientation 2 May 2020, 09:00-12:00 at Camp Birch. Please turn-in a full BSA medical form (A/B/C) at orientation.

Where is the Training?

Tecumseh Council will hold NYLT 2020 Training at Camp Birch, 4057 Swimming Pool Road, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Phone: (937) 325-6449.


All registrations are done online at The cost for the NYLT training is $225 per Scout and is paid as part of the online registration The fee includes all food, training materials and one T-shirt. 

Registration will close 27 May or when the course is full. Registrations after 11 May are not guaranteed hats or T-shirts or they may be slightly different.

Fees paid are non-refundable. Contact the Tecumseh Council Scout Executive to discuss your specific situation.

Who can we Contact for more information?

NYLT Scout Master

Kelly Smith


NYLT Course Director

Kevin Bish


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