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4802 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98405


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

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National Youth Leadership Training

JULY 29TH - AUGUST 3RD, 2018 & August 6th - 11th AT CAMP THUNDERBIRD

Registration Deadline extended to July 20th!

Bushmaster NYLT is a weeklong experience based on the activities of a typical unit during a month of program. The course is a combination of classroom and practical exercises, all taught by a youth staff, modeling the best in leadership skills, using the teaching E.D.G.E. The course is about vision- based team building with a wide variety of fun and challenging activities. 

This course is a co-ed course open to Boy Scouts and Venture Crew Members. Scoutmasters and Crew Advisors select and nominate the participants who may attend NYLT, sending those who currently or will soon hold key leadership positions in the Unit. Scouts attending must be at least 13 years old by the first day of the course and have obtained the rank of First Class (no exceptions). Crew Members must have attended VLSC or ILSC. Nominees should have completed the Unit’s own Leadership Training experience and have had at least one leadership position within the Unit. 

The fee of $285.00 covers the cost of food, facility, program supplies, insurance, patch, cap, training materials, and one (1) course T-shirt (Additional T-shirts may be ordered). Personal camping gear and materials are to be supplied by each individual Scout. 



Payment schedule:

  • Deposit: $50.00 due with registration
  • Final payment: $235.00, due July 20th, 2018


Course Director: Chris Panush, or 360-561-9302
Course Director: Jon Guyer, or 360-480-8140
Course Director: Hollie Reese, or 559-972-5240
Staff Advisor: Barb Perez, or 360-918-0068