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National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is the Boy Scouts of America’s premier youth leadership development program.  NYLT is designed to train all the youth leaders of a Troop, Crew, or Ship with leadership skills they will be able to apply in Scouting and throughout the rest of their life.


NYLT Course Information And Registration

Location: Camp Mack Training Center

NYLT Weeklong Course-June 16-21, 2019Registrations close May 30, 2019. Register Here

NYLT Weekend Course-August 2-4 and August 9-11, 2019 – Registrations close July 19, 2019. Register Here

Price $370.00

2019 NYLT Brochure

Information contact:

Course Director – Randy Wirth, woodbadge15@comcast.net

Professional Staff Advisor – Nick Barlieb, Nicholas.Barlieb@scouting.org

NYLT Teaches Skills Such As:

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Communication
  • Situational Leadership and the Leading and Teaching EDGE
  • Project Planning
  • Much, much more…

NYLT Participation Requirements

Scouts BSA

  • Be at least 13 years old
  • Have earned at least the 1st Class Rank
  • Completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops training with your Troop

Venture/Sea Scouts

  • Be at least 14 years old
  • Completed Introduction to leadership Skills for Crews/Ships with your Crew/Ship
  • Recommended 1 year of Camping Experience

All Participants

  • Be capable of functioning safely in an outdoor environment. All participants are required to complete the Annual Health and Medical Record Form Parts A, B, & C

Crew 212 Scholarship

Venture Crew 212, which is made up of current and past NYLT staff members, has announced a scholarship to help youth attend NYLT. Please follow scholarship application guidelines carefully.  Do not submit scholarship applications to the PA Dutch Council. Applications should be submitted as directed on the 2019 Crew 212 Scholarship Application.


National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience

 Attention leaders of NYLT, graduates, and future grads!

For more informaiton on NAYLE Training Follow this link: NAYLE

BSA’S Youth Leadership Training Continuum

NYLT and NAYLE are only part of the continual training youth leaders receive through participation in the Boy Scouts of America.  The most important leadership training they receive takes place through continual coaching and mentoring by the unit leader.