Who is responsible for NYLT courses?
NYLT courses are the councils’ responsibility and are usually overseen by its leadership training committee. Any council that does not offer a NYLT course should seriously consider making it a part of its service to youth.
What is National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)?
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils 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.
What is a NYLT course for Scoutmasters?
Because the basic purpose of the NYLT course is to teach leadership skills, the course Scoutmaster should have completed a Wood Badge course, ideally Wood Badge for the 21stCentury. Duties include:
What is the minimum age for BSA NYLT 2019?
As of March 1, 2019, Scouts BSA members (male and female) must be at least 13. They must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops. For 2019 only, an exception will be granted for girls registered in Scouts BSA to attend NYLT without first achieving the First Class rank.