NYLT is an action-packed, exciting program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience that they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Participants learn and practice Goal Setting, Planning, Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Conflict Resolution though classes, games, and outdoor activities. Participants learn to use the Leading EDGE and the Teaching EDGE by working with their patrols in an exciting and challenging course environment.
As a Scouts BSA, you have the unique opportunity to become a Den Chief, a Scout who assists a Cub Scout Den leader or Webelos Scout Den leader at Den meetings, Pack meetings, and other events. The Den Chief is a ready source of games, songs, skits, and skills, and he encourages the other boys in their advancement.