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NYLT
Date/Time
Registration Begins
9/1/2017
Last Day To Register
5/24/2018
Location
3249 FM 1459 Road
Sweeny, TX 77480, US
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NYLT 2018

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Course overview

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) centers around the concepts of what a leader must BE, must KNOW, and must DO. The key elements are then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. Kodiak is not required for participation in NYLT or NAYLE.

NYLT models a month in the life of a unit. It represents an activity cycle in the life of a typical Scouting unit. The first three full days of the course represent the planning stages, complete with leadership council meetings, unit meetings and planning for a larger event.

Participants use the full range of BSA resources for planning and conducting meetings that are interesting, lively, and relevant; a skill participants can incorporate with great effect when they return to their home units.

NYLT participants put their preparations to the test with an NYLT Outpost Camp. This experience symbolizes the big event that culminates a typical unit’s activity cycle program.

During an NYLT course, participants find themselves going through the four stages of team development — Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing -- that all groups experience when brought together for a single, unified purpose.

Their challenges heighten the team development process, enabling them to use their awareness to construct a highly effective team that can reach its full potential. Along the way they also get to enjoy Scouting fellowship and fun.

Participants discover that leading themselves and others requires vision. Each team will develop a vision for the course, and each individual will prepare their own vision. A constant refrain of NYLT is “If you can see it, you can be it.”

Through presentations and positive experiences in goal-setting, planning, and problem-solving, participants learn how to set a clear course toward realizing their team and individual visions; and then how to put themselves in the center of those pictures of future success.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Give participants the confidence and knowledge to conduct their own BSA program.
  • Provide participants with a clear understanding of team and personal devining.
  • Have a unit leader recommendation.

 

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Unit leaders should not allow exceptions to age and rank requirements. Experience has shown that youth younger than 13 often lack the physical and emotional maturity to benefit fully from the NYLT experience. Select and invite youth from your unit who you as a leader believe will gain the most from the course and will be the best servant leaders. Make sure that the youth whose names you submit are willing and eager participants. They will be best served by the NYLT experience.

 

Registration

TIME: Check-in at Noon. Check-out at 7:30 p.m.

DATES:

7 p.m., Date TBD, Orientation
(This is a mandatory participant and parent orientation.
Participants will be oriented separately from their parents. Parents will receive a copy of the medicine release form and a packing list.)

June 4-9, 2018, NYLT Course

LOCATION: Camp Karankawa, 3249 FM 1459 Rd., Sweeny, TX 77480

COST:
$175 per Scout  (This includes food, training materials & a t-shirt.)
$50 per youth/adult staff

MAX PARTICIPANTS: Space is limited to 48 Scouts, based on a first come, first serve basis

PLEASE BRING:

  • Hiking shoes and/or closed-toe shoes
  • Youth leader handbook
  • Water bottle, mess kit, eating utensils
  • Toiletry kit, towels (2), wash cloth
  • Overnight pack, day pack
  • Sleeping gear, sleeping bag, pillow
  • Backpacking tent, cot or air mattress, ground cloth
  • Flashlight, compass, watch, sharpening stone, walking stick
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Sunglasses, mosquito spray, sunscreen, medication (Dispensed by Nurse)
  • Sewing kit
  • Pens & paper
  • Religious book, camera (no cell phones, ipods or ipads)

VIEW THE SCOUTMASTER LETTER HERE

VIEW THE NYLT FACT SHEET HERE

CONTACT:  The Course Director Rebecca Hernandez at rebeccal.hernandez@yahoo.com or the Council Training Chair Andy Tirpak at andy.tirpak@tpwd.texas.gov

REGISTER BY: May 24, 2018

Cost
$50.00 per Adult Staff
$175.00 per Youth Participant
$50.00 per Youth Staff
Cancellation Policy
Refunds will only be granted to the original paying customer, whether it is the unit or individual. All unit refunds will be paid to the Committee Chairperson on record for that unit. All but 15% of an individual's fee is refundable, under certain circumstances (sickness, death in family, summer school, military deployment or relocation only) as long as it is requested in writing, with back-up documentation, and received in the Scout Service Center, 3020 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551-5917. Refund requests due to light weather issues, homesickness, and schedule conflicts, misinterpretation of printed council policies and procedures or reasons other than those noted above will not warrant a refund. In addition, partial refunds will not be granted for partial camp/event stays. If a camp or event is forced to be canceled by the council, because of severe weather, or circumstances prior to the camp or event occurring, the council will reschedule the camp/event or initiate the refund process. All requests are due to the council office within 15 days of the final day of the Camp/Event date.