Scouting America

Pacific Harbors Council

Scouting America

Pacific Harbors Council

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

June 23rd-28th, 2024 AT CAMP THUNDERBIRD

What is Bushmaster NYLT?

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.

Who May Attend Bushmaster NYLT?

This course is a co-ed course open to Scouts BSA and Venture Crew Members. Scoutmasters and Crew Advisors select, nominate and fill out a unit leader recommendation for 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 14 years old or 13 years old and have completed the 8th grade by the first day of the course and fall within the maximum age allowance for their program. They must be First Class or Higher and have completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops, Crews or Ships. It is recommended that they have had at least one year of camping experience. While NYLT is not an outdoor skills course, it is important that each participant have basic camping and outdoor cooking experience.

What is the cost for 2024?

The fee of $315.00 paid before March 15th ($350 if paid on or after March 15th) 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. All fees are due no later than May 31st.

Payment schedule:

  • Deposit: $50.00 due with registration

  • Final payment: $265, due March 15th or $300 if paid on or after March 15th.



Course Coordinator: John Decker
Phone: 206-999-1855