2022 PARTICIPANT Application Packet

2022 STAFF Application Packet

Medical Forms ABC

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews or Ships

PAC Event Refund Request Form

Smart Goal Sheet



National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Boy Scouts and Venturers who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. The first step in the BSA Youth Leadership Training continuum is conducted in the home unit.

  • To attend a NYLT course, a youth (male/female) Scouts BSA and Venturers should have the following qualification by the beginning of the course:  

    • Must be a registered member of a Scouting unit (troop, crew or ship)

    • Must have a completed and current BSA Health and Medical form part A, B and C

    • As of March 1, 2019 – Scouts BSA members (male and female) must be atleast 13 years old.  They must have completed “Introductions to Leadership Skills for Troops”.

    • Scouts BSA member should complete their First Class rank before attending NYLT.

    • Have a unit leader recommendation

  • Venturers and Seas Scouts (male and female):

    • Must be at least 14 or 13 + complete either grade and fall within the maximum age allowance for their program. 

    • They must have completed “Introductions to Leadership Skills for Crews or Ships”.

    • It is recommended that they have had at least one year of camping experience.  While NYLT is not an outdoor skills course it is important that each participant have basic camping and outdoor cooking experience.

    • Have a unit leader recommendation.

Unit leaders have the primary responsibility for training their youth leaders. The purpose of NYLT is not to assume that role, but rather support it. The NYLT week is filled with activities, presentations, challenges, discussions, and camping in a team and model unit environment. Participants learn and practice skills that are valuable at home, church, school, work and the Scouting unit.

The course is designed for youth members 13 1/2 years of age.  Since a Scout only takes this course once, we want them to get the maximum benefit from this experience; therefore, it is essential that they be able to handle the demands of this advanced course, which requires maturity, experience, and proficiency in basic camping skills.

At NYLT, a temporary training unit is formed consisting of youth from Venturing crews, Boy Scout troops and Varsity teams across the council. This training unit is instructed and led by a highly qualified group of outstanding youth and adult trainers. At the end of this conference the Scout returns to their home unit with advanced knowledge of leadership skills and patrol/troop/team/crew operation.






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