National Youth Leadership Training 2021

July 18 - 22, 2021 Camp Powhatan

 

NYLT is - an intense, challenging 5-day outdoor training course designed to develop Unit Youth Leaders - for ages 13 to 18 years old - a positive experience for youth leaders - focused on What a Leader must BE, what a Leader must KNOW, and what a Leader must DO.

BADEN POWELL'S VISION OF BOY SCOUTING
was centered on the patrol method and youth leadership. Having well-trained youth leadership within the troop or crew is an important part of providing a good experience for everyone involved. The National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) program provides your youth leaders with valuable leadership training and experience.

TAKE HOME BENEFITS FROM NYLT INCLUDE:
- experience of a youth led training course.
- skills of visualizing success, setting goals to accomplish vision, developing a plan to get there.
- learning to lead others, communicate, develop a patrol, apply a leadership style.
- experience in problem solving, making ethical decisions, valuing people, and teaching skills.

COST
Cost - $300 for everyone - send registration and payment to the Council Office by June 18, 2021 so food, supplies, and program materials may be ordered.

WHAT TO BRING:
- Current BSA medical form
- Copy of family insurance card
- Medications
- Class A uniform (no neckerchief or slide)
- Boots for hiking
- Sleeping bag/gear
- 1 or 2 person tent
- Overnight backpack
- Sunscreen
- Rain gear
-Water bottle
- Toiletries
- Insect repellant
-Flashlight and extra batteries

TO COMPLY WITH COVID-19 REGULATIONS
for camper safety and healthy wellbeing, NYLT will:
- conduct a thorough cleaning and disinfecting of camp common areas, program areas, and equipment prior to the course.
- have all attendees (youth and adult) required to have their temperature taken at Health Check-in upon entering camp.
- conduct course in accordance with the Governor's COVID-19 guidelines.
- practice physical distancing in all aspects of the program.
- total group size will be fewer than 50 people.
- have heightened cleaning and disinfection daily.
- practice enhanced camp safety daily.

REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND
- minimum age Scouts BSA is 13 by February 1st.
- minimum age Venture and Sea Scouts is 14 or 13 and completed 8th grade by February 1st.
- currently or potentially serving in a troop or crew leadership position
- minimum rank of First Class, or registered Venture or Sea Scout
- have attended one weeklong camp
- be a registered member of a Scouting Unit
- completed medical form
- have a unit leader recommendation.

Click to Register for NYLT

Highlighted Activities

Training of INSTRUCTIORS FOR BALOO & IOLS


A strong and active outdoor program is critical for retaining and growing our youth membership, be it for Cub Scouts, Scouts, or Venturing. The Blue Ridge Mountains Council (BRMC) will therefore be training instructors for the new BALOO & IOLS Instructor Corps. This corps will be responsible for delivering BALOO (C32) and IOLS (S11) training to adult leaders in packs, troops, and crews throughout the council:

1-DAY, 2-DAY, AND 5-DAY

HIGH ADVENTURE PROGRAMS

HIKE AND ATV THE BLUE RIDGE SCOUT RESERVATION,

BACKPACK HIGH KNOLL, CANOE AND RAFT THE NEW RIVER,

BIKE THE NEW RIVER TRAIL

Scouting fun and adventure on the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation and beyond does not stop after Camp Powhatan and Camp Ottari complete their regular summer seasons. 

Adventures from 1 to 5 days with difficultly levels from moderate to challenging are available.  After summer camp, do one or do them all.  Space is limited, so sign up soon!

National Youth Leadership Training 2021

July 18 - 22, 2021 Camp Powhatan

 

NYLT is - an intense, challenging 5-day outdoor training course designed to develop Unit Youth Leaders - for ages 13 to 18 years old - a positive experience for youth leaders - focused on What a Leader must BE, what a Leader must KNOW, and what a Leader must DO.

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It's time for Summer Camp 2021!  Now is the time to reserve your spot before they are gone.  Spots are filling fast!