National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)


Jun 12, 2022 to Jun 17, 2022



Cabrillo Beach Youth Waterfront Center
3000 Shoshonean Rd
San Pedro, CA 90731
Location Phone: 310-831-1984


The class is now full

To be added to a waiting list please email William Safranek at

For Participants:

NYLT is a focused, high-energy outdoor experience for Scout BSA Troop/Venturing Crew youth leaders. Participants experience an ideal Troop, experiencing team challenges to understanding their own "Quest for the Meaning of Leadership." Some leadership skill objectives include:

  • Developing team visions
  • Goal setting with SMART goals.
  • Project planning – 4W’s
  • Communication - MesSeR
  • Leading EDGE methods
  • Conflict Management – EAR

All offered in a fun outdoor environment within a program infused with the Scouting Spirit. Many colleges, universities and academies have recognized NYLT as a premier leadership program.


  • Must be a registered member of a Scouting Unit (Troop, Crew, or Ships)
  • Must have a current BSA Health and Medical Forms Part A B & C
  • Scouts must be 13 and completed eighth grade years of age and fall within the maximum age for their program of registration.
  • They must be a first-Class Scout and completed Introduction to Leadership Skills for their Troops (ILST).
  • Venture and Sea Scouts must be at least 14 or 13 and completed eighth grade and fall within the maximum age allowance for their program.
  • They must have Introduction to Leadership Skills for their Crews or Ships. (ILST, ILSC or ILSS)
  • Recommended they have one year of camping experience.  NYLT is not an outdoor skills course, it is important that each participant have basic camping and outdoor cooking experience. Participants will need to bring their own tents and sun shades (easy ups).
  • Have a unit Leader Recommendation.  Please forward to
  • Participants and their parents must abide by any County, City, Port of LA, and GLAAC Health/Covid guidelines (which may include full time masking and prior Negative Tests).
  • Participant Questionnaire
  • Limited Camperships will be available (contact to request)


  • $295 In-Council Participant Ticket
  • $345 Out-Of-Council Participant Ticket
  • $90 Staff Ticket