National Youth Leadership Training
NYLT Program Director: David Finger  
NYLT Staff Advisor:
Aaron Vikemyr

585-241-8545, Aaron.Vikemyr@scouting.orgAdvanced Leadership training for youth is one of the greatest experiences in Scouting. Learn and use life long leadership skills as a Scout.NYLT is a leadership development course developed by Boy Scouts of America to enable Scouting youth to lead their Scouting organization. NYLT uses the aims and methods of Scouting to teach leadership skills.A week is spent in a camping environment that exemplifies the “best” that Scouting can be and is the vision that Baden-Powell intended. Youth will experience a “Youth led Troop” as the program is run by youth.Seneca Waterways Council operates one of the largest and most successful programs in the Northeast Region at the Walmsley Sawyer Training Center, located at Camp Cutler. Seneca Waterways Council employs the national NYLT program to deliver three NYLT courses each summer, allowing the participants a good selection of dates. Each course is limited to 48 participants to maintain the quality of the program. Youth attempting to register for a filled course will be put on a waiting list and asked if they can select a different course.Register Early – Important Dates:

  • Registration Opens: NOW – it’s open!
  • Early Bird Pricing Ends (must be paid in full by this date): April 17th, 2020
  • Regular Fee Deadline (late fee applies after this date if not paid in full): June 10th, 2020

2020 Summer Courses:

  • Course I: July 12th – 18th, 2020
  • Course II: July 26th – August 1st, 2020
  • Course III: August 9th – 15th, 2020

NYLT Pricing:

    • The NYLT online registration requires a $225.00 deposit
    • Early Bird NYLT Price, total fee of $385.00, must be paid in full before the Early Bird Deadline
    • Standard NYLT Price, total fee of $450.00, must be paid by the Final Payment Deadline
    • Late Registration Price, total fee of $480.00
    • Financial assistance (campership) is available –
    • All NYLT Fees are non-refundable, but are transferable between current year NYLT courses
  • NYLT Fee pays for
    • All meals, snacks, and beverages
    • An NYLT Course T-shirt
    • The NYLT Course Neckerchief
    • The NYLT Course Patch
    • And all other course materials
  • Questions
  • Register for NYLT
    • Registration for National Youth Leadership Training is a three step process.
    • First, begin the registration process by clicking on the Register button for the appropriate course which will take you through Electronic Registration, collect personal information and allow you to pay your deposit for National Youth Leadership Training.
    • Secondly, the parent/guardian of the Scout attending NYLT should click on the “NYLT Participant – Parent: Packet (2020)” (under Attachments), complete the necessary forms, and return them to the appropriate ‘Admin’ for the course the scout is attending – contact info in the packet.
    • Lastly, the Scout attending NYLT should click on the “NYLT Participant – Scout: Packet (2020)” (under Attachments), complete the necessary forms, and return them to the appropriate ‘Admin’ for the course they are attending – contact info in the packet.

Nominate a Scout to Attend NYLT!

Do you know a Scout that would benefit from attending NYLT? Of course you do!!! Click the Nominate link below and let us know who you are and who the Scout is. The 2020 NYLT SPLs will send a letter to the Scout personally inviting them to attend!

NYTL Nomination

You may continue to login to the council website and make payments toward your course participation at any time or send checks to the Scout Service Center as long as NYLT, the course number and the Scouts name are noted with the check.