National Youth Leadership Training

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{{shortcut|[[NYLT]]}}[[{{PAGENAME}}]] (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed for [[council]]s to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home [[troop]]s, [[crew]]s, and [[ship]]s and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Completing this course also allows youth to wear the NYLT-trained patch under a position of responsibility patch, instead of the [[Trained]] patch, while serving in a non-adult position of responsibility.
{{shortcut|[[NYLT]]}}[[{{PAGENAME}}]] (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed for [[council]]s to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home [[troop]]s, [[crew]]s, and [[ship]]s and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Completing this course also allows youth to wear the NYLT-trained patch under a position of responsibility patch, instead of the [[Trained]] patch, while serving in a non-adult position of responsibility.
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==Minimum age==
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As of February 1, 2019, Scouts BSA members (male and female) must be at least 14, or 13 and have completed the eighth grade. 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. Male members of Scouts BSA will still be required to earn the First Class rank before attending NYLT.
== Overview ==
== Overview ==

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National Youth Leadership Training


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NYLT trained strip is worn underneath the position of responsibility patch by youth who have completed NYLT training.(SKU: 622630)
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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, crews, and ships and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Completing this course also allows youth to wear the NYLT-trained patch under a position of responsibility patch, instead of the Trained patch, while serving in a non-adult position of responsibility.

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Minimum age

As of February 1, 2019, Scouts BSA members (male and female) must be at least 14, or 13 and have completed the eighth grade. 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. Male members of Scouts BSA will still be required to earn the First Class rank before attending NYLT.

Overview

For many years, junior leader training (JLT) was an important part of the leadership training continuum of BSA local councils throughout America. In 2003 and 2004, a task force of leadership experts and hundreds of Scouts in pilot courses across the nation reviewed and tested every aspect of the new NYLT syllabus, which incorporates the latest leadership ideas and presents fresh, vital and meaningful training for today's Scouts.

The NYLT course centers around the concepts of what a leader must BE, what he must KNOW, and what he 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 troop and patrol 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.

Built on the legacy of past JLT successes, the new 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.

See also

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Emblem is worn on the right pocket of the uniform(SKU: 10003)
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Emblem is worn on the right pocket of the uniform
(SKU: 10003)
Boy Scout Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


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Youth (including Venturers and Sea Scouts under 21 years old)
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