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NYLT - White Stag

What is  NYLT White Stag?
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Course Overview:
The NYLT course centers around the concepts of what a leader must BE, what a leader must KNOW, and what a leader must DO. The key elements are then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The skills come alive during the week as the team goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership.

NYLT is a six-day course, patterned after a month in the life of a unit. Content is delivered in a group and team outdoor setting with an emphasis on immediate application of learning in a fun environment.

The NYLT course integrates the best of modern leadership theory with the traditional strengths of the Scouting experience. Through activities, presentations, challenges, discussions, and audio/visual support, NYLT participants will be engaged in a unified approach to leadership that will give them the skills and confidence to lead well. Through a wide range of activities, events, games, and adventures, NYLT participants will work and play together as they put into action the best that Scouting has to offer.

2015 NYLT - White Stag Brochure
Register Now for 2015!

When and where is it held?
White Stag NYLT is held twice a year.  One course is generally in early June and the other in late July.  Last year both courses were held at Camp Red Wing in Muncie, IN

Mark D. Van Matre Scholarship
This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Mark D. Van Matre (1961-2000), a passionate Scouter from Muncie. Applications are due by May 1st. Click here for application.

Where can we get more information?

Carolyn Small
Program Director - Special Initiatives
Crossroads of America Council
(317) 813-7116

Sherry Webb
Crossroads of America Council Program Assistant
(317) 813-7117

Charlie Walters
White Stag NYLT coordinator
(317) 696-8885