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Jun 10 - Jul 2, 2017
NYLT Registration 2017

National Youth Leadership Training

 

What is NYLT? 

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting and powerful program designed to provide members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience they can use to lead themselves and others. This week-long outdoor experience represents a month in the model life of a typical Scout unit.
The NYLT course centers on the concepts of what a leader must BE, KNOW, and DO.

2017 Session Schedule (For Scoutmaster Night and Graduation details, please see course schedule below)



What is its purpose?
 

The purpose of NYLT is to support the Unit Adult’s training of the youth leaders. The objectives of the course are to: 
  • Provide a toolbox of leadership skills
  • Relate these skills to leading in their unit
  • Instill knowledge and confidence to run the unit program
  • Enhance relationship between the Scout and the unit
  • Share ideas and experiences with other Scouts
  • Experience Scouting at its best
  • Have fun!


What will Scouts do at NYLT?

Every day is filled with activity. The concepts of what a leader must BE, must KNOW, and must DO are taught, demonstrated, and lived in the out of doors. Immediate use of new ideas is stressed in a fun atmosphere based on the principles of Scouting. Everything we do is applicable to unit leadership back home. Participants are taught by skilled Scout staff members and veteran adult leaders. The days are very full.


NYLT Schedule Overview for 2017  - Register Now

Session 1
(Coed)

June 11-16

Check-in:
Sunday, June 11
11:30-12:30

Scoutmaster Night:
Wednesday, June 14
6-9pm

Check-out & Graduation:

Friday, June 16
7-8:30pm
*Parents and Leaders - Please arrive to the parking lot by 6:30pm

Session 2

June 12-17

Check-in:
Monday, June 12
11:30-12:30

Scoutmaster Night:
Thursday, June 15
6-9pm

Check-out & Graduation:

Saturday, June 17
7-8:30pm
*Parents and Leaders - Please arrive to the parking lot by 6:30pm

Session 3

June 18- June 23

Check-in:
Sunday, June 18
11:30-12:30

Scoutmaster Night:
Wednesday, June 21
6-9pm

Check-out & Graduation:

Friday, June 23
7-8:30pm
*Parents and Leaders - Please arrive to the parking lot by 6:30pm

Session 4

June 19-24

Check-in:
Monday, June 19
7-8:30am

Scoutmaster Night:
Thursday, June 22
6-9pm

Check-out & Graduation:

Saturday, June 24
2:30-4pm
*Parents and Leaders - Please arrive to the parking lot by 6:30pm

Session 5
(Coed)

June 25-30

Check-in:
Sunday, June 25
7-8:30am

Scoutmaster Night:
Thursday, June 28
6-9pm

Check-out & Graduation:

Friday, June 30
2:30-4pm
*Parents and Leaders - Please arrive to the parking lot by 6:30pm


What you need to know if you are (or your Scout is) attending NYLT:

NYLT is a dynamic program that puts youth in leadership situations throughout the week.  Participants will be challenged with obstacles, team building exercises, and hear from advanced NYLT youth about the principles of leading a team.  Together, Scouts will work with other Scouts from around the council to form a team in their own patrol.  They will meet new friends and learn the importance of being a team player by taking on several leadership roles.  As a patrol, they will camp, cook, clean, and take on a number of exciting adventures as they go through the stages of development to perform as a group.  

NYLT is an outdoor camping and learning program.  Participants will be camping in A-frame tents throughout the week, therefore, all participants are required to bring a folding cot to sleep on.  The days are full, so getting good rest is important.  There are a number of required and suggested equipment items to bring to NYLT.  View the full Equipment List PDF at the bottom of the page or 
Download the full Equipment List here

If regular medication is needed throughout the week while attending NYLT, the NYLT Staff is prepared and able to accommodate your needs.  All participants are required to complete parts A, B, and C of the Boy Scouts of America Health Form. Part C does require a physical and health professional certification.  Please be sure to bring enough medication, in the proper quantities and in the original containers for the week.  Additional health related forms are available at the bottom of this page for instructions, immunization requirements, and more.  
Click here to view the BSA Health Form now

We hope you are as excited to join us at NYLT as we are.  Your first point of contact for additional information is your sessions volunteer ASM of Adminstration.  Each week's admin information is below.

CLICK HERE TO INTERVIEW FOR NYLT STAFF External Link
 (Staff interviews for 2017 have concluded, but you may signup for the future.)

Course Contacts:


NYLT Course Admin: Mark Jensen, dbc.nylt16@gmail.com

You may also contact the Scout Achievement Center and speak with Michelle Horner or Ken Brunner.

Emergency Contacts:
In the event of an absolute emergency you can contact the following in this order:
Camp Michaels Main Lodge: 859-384-1318 (Camp Michaels has limited service and we try to keep this line clear at all times)
Reed Loosle, NYLT Committee Chair: [Click for member's page]
Ken Brunner, NYLT Staff Advisor: 513-659-5471

 

NYLT Course Forms and Documents

Equipment List for NYLT Participants word 97-1.pdf

Family and Leader information.pdf

NYLT Code of Conduct.pdf

Permission Slip.pdf

NYLT Seconds Credit.pdf

NYLT Health Forms

Health Form_ABC.pdf

Health Form_instruction.pdf

Immunization Requirements-Recommendations.pdf

Immunization Exemption Request.pdf

Do Not Medically Treat Request.pdf

 

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