National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

2018 Course Brochure
July 8 - 14, 2018


ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE OF LEADERSHIP? 

Can you give me an overview of the course? 

This course is designed to model a month in the life of a youth-lead troop – three troop meetings (one each day for the first three days), all leading up to a big outdoor experience (an overnight outpost camp).  The course uses the patrol method and presents a model troop, Patrol Leader Council and patrol meetings.  Participants must be at least 13 years old, First Class [for scouts] and have the approval of their Scoutmaster or Venture Crew Adviser.

What are the skills being taught?

  • Communicating Well (Effective Communications)
  • Finding Your Vision (Team and Personal Vision)
  • Setting Your Goals
  • Preparing Your Plans
  • Forming Your Team
  • Problem Solving
  • Leading EDGE
  • Teaching EDGE
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Leading Yourself
  • Valuing People