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Jan 24-26, 2020
Sycamore & Wanchanagi District KLONDIKE DERBY

Your Best Scouts Deserve To Become Better Leaders!


2020 Summer Sessions have been cancelled.


June 2020 Session - (June 7-12) -> Cancelled

August 2020 Session (August 2-7) -> Cancelled


Summer 2020 Course Fee: $190.00 per participate ($220 after 5/1/2020)

Load up your Troop or Crew with Experienced Youth Leaders from NYLT.


The aims of NYLT are to give each Scout or Venturer  participant a basic knowledge of various leadership skills while helping them relate these skills to their own troop/team/crew responsibilities; to give them the confidence and knowledge necessary to run their unit's program; to provide an opportunity to share ideas and experiences with Scouts from other units; and of course, to have FUN.

NYLT Leadership Skills instruction includes:

  • Communicating Well
  • Finding Your Vision
  • Setting Your Goals
  • Preparing Your Plans
  • Leading Yourself
  • Team Development
  • Solving Problems
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • The Teaching EDGE
  • The Leading EDGE
  • Valuing People

If you would like additional information about NYLT contact:

  • Nancy Johnson  815-970-3040  or email

Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-reserved basis.  In fairness to all, the deposit must be received to reserve your space.

We will communicate course information to the Parent Email Address provided above.

A confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you in the next 2 business days.  If you do not receive a confirmation or you have questions about this registration, please contact Nancy Johnson.


  • Must be currently registered in the BSA
  • Scouts BSA members must be at least 13 and completed Introductions to Leadership Skills for Troops". Exception See below for 2019.
  • Venturing Scouts must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews.
  • All Scouts must obtain their unit leader approval to participate in NYLT.
  • Must submit a completed BSA medical form with no restrictions.
  • 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


Staff application now open for Summer 2020!