National Youth Leadership Training Summer AND Winter Courses
!!! Important Announcement !!!
We will be offering a Winter Course this year between Christmas and The New Year!
The Summer and Winter applications will soon be available on the Registration Page. The Summer course will be held at Camp Shands and the Winter Course at Camp Echokotee. Both courses are limited in size so early registration is recommended.
Welcome to the NYLT website for the North Florida Council. Please use the links at the left to browse the site.
The National Youth Leadership Training program is an intensive week-long summer experience for upper-ranking scouts, venturers, and sea scouts. Each participant works through a week of indoor and outdoor challenges, with the mentoring of the highly skilled youth staff. Participants are equipped with the basic skills necessary to become leaders in their troops, crews, ships, communities, and future professions.
During the seven days, program will range from geocaching to knots instruction, sports games, realistic first aid practice, overnight backpacking trips, interpatrol competitions and campfires. Each part of the program is carefully prepared and used as a hands-on tool to teach fundamental leadership concepts. An orientation at the beginning of the week and a graduation ceremony at the end round out the experience.
Since its establishment in 1976, the NYLT program has built a strong legacy of service and leadership. An NYLT is now held in almost every scout Council across the nation; the course for youth in the North Florida Council is held each summer at Camp Shands in Hawthorne, FL.
For an application, please go to the Registration page here.