Canceled: National Youth Leadership Training - Aug 9th-14th, 2020

Canceled: National Youth Leadership Training - Aug 9th-14th, 2020
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1373 Burroughs Rd (Camp Schoellkopf)
Cowlesville, NY 14037, US
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Sunday August 9th - Friday August 14th, 2020


$290.00 if registered before June 29th, 2020 or $335.00 if registered after June 28th, 2020 

Registration Ends on Friday July 29th, 2020 or when the course is full.  Course size is limited to the first 48 participants registered.


Camp Scouthaven (this is a Location Change for 2020)

What is NYLT?

The National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is the premier 6 days, 5 nights outdoor leadership experience geared towards present and future leaders of Scouting. Participants will be engaged in hands-on training led by Western New York’s finest youth staff.  The training will cover skills essential to leadership within your unit, school, and life activities.  The training activities will mimic one month of your units program.  This program is youth led under the mentorship of trained adults who provide a safe friendly Scout environment.

"What are the requirements to attend NYLT?"

1. Open to all Scouts age 13 and up. There can be no exceptions.

2.All participants must be a registered youth member of a Scouts BSA Troop, Venture Crew or Sea Scout Ship.

3. Scouts BSA members must have earned the rank of First Class and have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops. Venturers and Sea Scouts must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews or Ships and have at least one year of camping experience.

4. Scouts must be recommended by their Unit Leader.

5. Scouts must have a properly completed BSA Health & Medical Record, parts A, B, and C.

What Leadership Skills will the Scout will learn from taking NYLT?

  1. Developing effective communication skills, techniques to develop obtainable goals, teaching techniques including explaining, demonstrating, guiding and enabling others, and making ethical decisions.
  2. Developing the ability to meet new people and to form a highly functioning patrol.
  3. Learning safe outdoor skills including leave no trace techniques, patrol cooking with a lightweight stove, proper food safety, pioneering skills, backpacking techniques, and fire safety.
  4. How a patrol interacts with the Patrol Leadership Council and the Scoutmaster of a unit.
  5. Resolving conflicts within a patrol environment


Course Brochure | Click Here


Questions? Contact:

Dick Hanaburgh - NYLT Council Staff Advisor E-mail: dick.hanaburgh@scouting.org Phone: (716) 512-6219

Early Discount
Before 5/20/2020 a discount of $45.00 will apply.