National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
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Ventura County Council’s 2020 course dates are: July 26, 2020 through August 1, 2020
Q. I’m interested in participating in 2020, how do I sign up?
A. Online registration will be available beginning in the Fall of 2019. Once registered, and as we approach course commencement, each participant will be provided with a packet of information that outlines the personal equipment necessary for the course. The packet includes a resource questionnaire, health and medical forms, permission slips, and an NYLT Personal Gear List checklist.
Each Scout is required to have at least one (two recommended) uniforms consisting of Scout shirt, Scout pants or shorts, Scout belt (generally referred to as a field uniform) which will be worn daily at breakfast. During the day, participants will wear the NYLT uniform consisting of a NYLT t-shirt (provided on the first day of the course) along with Scout pants and Scout belt. The course includes an outpost camp, and backpacking. A checklist of additional equipment will be sent to you prior to the training.
Q. I’m interested in applying for 2020 NYLT Staff, what are the qualifications and how do I apply?
A. The NYLT Youth Staff conduct the course under the guidance of the NYLT Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters. Adult Staff members will mentor Youth Staff to succeed in delivering the program to the participants, while also facilitating the continued development of the Youth Staff members as leaders.
Youth Staff applicants should:
- Have previously attended NYLT
- Have held a Troop or Crew leadership position
Adult Staff applicants should:
- Have attended Wood Badge
- Have experience coaching/mentoring youth members of a Troop or Crew
To place an application for consideration on the 2020 NYLT Staff, please open the Staff Application, found at the link below, and e-mail the completed application to Clyde Allen and Thelma Reeves. We are scheduling staff interviews for Saturday, October 12, 2019, with staff selection to follow. Please contact Thelma Reeves to schedule your interview. Interviews will be held at the Scout Service Center in Camarillo. If you are interested in staffing, but are not available on Oct. 12, please contact Thelma and Clyde to make alternate arrangements.