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National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home Troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

In order to attend an NYLT course, a youth must have the following qualifications by the beginning of the course:

  • Must be a registered member of a Scouting unit.

  • Must have a current BSA Health and Medical Record form parts A, B, and C.

  • Scouts BSA members must be at least 13. They must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST).

  • Venturers and Sea Scouts must be at least 14, or 13 and have completed eighth grade, and fall within the maximum age allowance for their program. They must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews or Ships (ILSC/S). 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.

2022 Course Locations & Dates
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