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National Youth Leadership Training Spring Course
June 28, 2020 - July 3, 2020$370
This event has been postponed to June 2021 due to COVID 19. Stay safe out there!
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 units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
The NYLT course centers around the concepts of what a leader must BE, what they must KNOW, and what they must DO. The key elements are then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The skills come alive during the week as the patrol goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership.
NYLT is a six-day course. Content is delivered in a team, outdoor setting with an emphasis on immediate application of learning in a fun environment. Interconnecting concepts and work processes are introduced early, built upon, and aided by the use of memory aids, which allows participants to understand and employ the leadership skills much faster. NYLT integrates the best of modern leadership theory with the traditional strengths of the Scouting experience. Through activities, presentations, challenges, discussions, and audio-visual support, NYLT participants will be engaged in a unified approach to leadership that will give them the skill and confidence to lead well. Through a wide range of activities, games, and adventures, participants will work and play together as they put into action the best Scouting has to offer.
In order to attend a 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 form – https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf
- Must be at least 13 years of age as of Program Start date.
- Must have earned the Rank of at least First Class Scout.
- Have a unit leader recommendation.
This 6-day training course focuses on learning, sessions are conducted inside and outside, sleeping is “summer camp” style in camp tents and campsites, there is 1 night of patrol tent camping in the backwoods of Camp. Participants are expected to utilize their Scout skills they arrive with.
Program fee includes training materials, meals and NYLT gear.
PRE-COURSE MEETING: To discuss: course details, expectations, times, drop off-pick up details to prepare participants for course.
7:30 Thursday May 28, 2020 @ St. Joseph Parish Center 68 Central St., Auburn, MA 01501 (Participants can still sign up after this date.)
EQUIPMENT TO BRING: List to be emailed after registration.
UNIFORM: Activity Uniform (Class B) during each day, Field Uniform (Class A) as specified, daily.
Registration CONTACT: Dan Newman – firstname.lastname@example.org
Program questions: Tim Hallihan – email@example.com
LOCATION: Treasure Valley Scout Reservation
Drop off – East Lodge 12:30 – 1:00 Sunday June 28th
Pick up – Boonsville Plain – Closing Ceremony 3:00-3:30 Friday July 3rd.