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Aug 11-17, 2019
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training Is being offered for 2019! 

NYLT is the Twin Rivers Council's premier leadership development course for experienced Scouts and Venturers who are nominated by their unit leader for their potential as a future leader.

National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) is a co-ed leadership-training program developed by the Boy Scouts of America.  The seven-day course schedule parallels the program month of a troop, team, or crew,  Three model troop meetings, a patrol leaders’ council meeting in the round followed by daily PLC operating sessions, an instructional campfire, and troop operation using the patrol method are coupled with Explanation, Demonstration, and Guided  practice to create an Enabled, productive troop program.  Throughout the week, a staff of volunteer Scouts and Scouters from the Twin Rivers Council delivers the program in an adult-led, youth run troop model.  NYLT is not another summer camp, but an intense, challenging, leadership experience. 

The purpose of NYLT is to support the Scout unit's program.  The course will give participants the confidence and knowledge to run the unit program .      

To be eligible to attend a Scout must be 14, have the approval of his or her Scoutmaster, be a First Class

 Scout, have completed Intro to Leadership skills, and currently hold or have the potential to hold a leadership position in the troop and want to attend!!  Maximum of two scouts per unit.

Other youth participants must be at least 14 and fall within the maximum age allowance for their program. They must have completed Crew Officers Orientation, the Venturing Leadership Skills Course, or the new Crew Leadership Training; have approval of their Crew Advisor; and want to attend!!  Maximum of two crew leaders per unit.

Many units provide their participants a full or partial scholarship to attend.  They feel the investment into a Scout’s leadership skills is an investment into improving their unit's program.   To register, log onto the course you wish to attend and complete the on line registration. You must include your unit leader contact information.   

For more information please contact Betty Fitzgerald, 518-583-0918,

For more info on the overall Youth Leadership Training Continuum, click HERE

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