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Jul 30 - Aug 4, 2017
NYLT - August Course

Your Best Scouts Deserve To Become Better Leaders!

June course & August course!

2018 Flyer Coming Soon!

NYLT 2018 (June Course) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!External Link

NYLT 2018 (August Course) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!External Link

2018 Course Fees: $220.00 per participant ($30.00 discount for registration by 5/1/18 for June session or 7/15/18 for August Session)
NOTE:  You can register for only a $50.00  non- refundable (BUT transferable!) deposit NOW! 

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

In Blackhawk Area Council again will be offering TWO NYLT courses

  • June 10-15, 2018 at Camp Lowden
  • August 5-10, 2018 at Camp Lowden


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:

  • June Course: Gregg Ripley, 815-631-6399,
  • August Course: Jennifer Broadfield,  847-754-7080

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 one of the two contacts above...


  • Must be currently registered in the BSA
  • Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts must be 13 years old and hold the rank of First Class or above.
  • Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts must have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops.
  • 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.