What do you do at NYLT?

What do you do at NYLT?

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an intensive leadership course conducted in the outdoors. As members of an NYLT patrol, Scouts and Venturers learn the tools of leadership — experiencing the patrol method first-hand as they camp, cook, eat, work, and learn to play the “Game of Scouting.”

Is ILST required for NYLT?

Completion of ILST is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts to participate in the more advanced leadership courses National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). It is also required to participate in a Kodiak Challenge Trek.

Where is NYLT held?

Rancho Escondido
National Youth Leadership Training will be held June 21-26, 2021 at Rancho Escondido.

How long is ILST training?

60 to 90 minutes
Handing a Boy Scout a badge of office doesn’t automatically make him a good leader. He needs to be trained. He needs to take the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops, or ILST. This training course is conducted in three modules — each 60 to 90 minutes.

What is taught at NYLT?

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

What does NYLT stand for?

National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training
Owner Boy Scouts of America
Country United States
Founded 2003
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How do you get selected for the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine?

The first step to applying for an NYLF program is to be nominated or nominate yourself. You may have heard of NYLF because you were nominated as a potential candidate for the program. You can be nominated by a teacher, leader from a youth organization, counselor, or through certain talent development programs.

Who can teach ILST?

In some troops, this might mean the course is for every Scout. One group it’s not for is adults. Adults take position-specific training courses and Wood Badge — both better suited to their role. But adults absolutely have a part in teaching ILST.

Is the Nylf real?

Is the NYLF Legitimate? Yes! The programs offered through the NYLF are legit and do help high schoolers prepare for several specific career fields. Just like other summer college experiences, the programs open students up to a slice of college life and engage them in coursework in their field of interest.

Is Nylf worth the money?

How much does Nylf cost?


Tuition $3,795 – $3,895*
Room & Board Included
Site Visits & Transportation during program ** Included
Lectures, Simulations, Curriculum & Materials, Faculty & Staff Included
College Credit Optional