Muskingum Valley Council
National Youth Leadership Training

August 4th – 9th 2019, at MVSR
Room for only 48 Participants!

Course Director: Bill Shriver


Register for NYLT 2019

Participant Requirements:

  • Each participant must be 14 years old or 13 years old and have completed 8th grade.
  • Be a First Class Scout or registered Venture Scout by August 4th, 2019.  
  • For 2019 only, an exception will be granted to attend NYLT without first achieving the First Class rank; age requirements must still be met. This will allow new troops to have trained youth leaders.
  • Cost is $175, including a $50 deposit submitted with application.
  • The Unit Leader must first approve the Scout’s application.



 Code of Conduct

Equipment List

Annual Health and Medical Record



  • Give you the confidence and knowledge to conduct a youth‐run program
  • Train you in all aspects of effective leadership, from teaching skills to motivating an organization
  • Guide you through the stages of team development
  • Give you the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with youth from other units.
  • Enhance the relationship between you and adults.
  • Create an environment of Scouting fellowship and fun guided by the Scout Oath and Law
  • Experience Scouting at its best!

Key Concepts:

  • Vision—Goals—Planning: Creating a positive future success
  • SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely
  • Planning and Problem‐solving Tool: What, How, When, Who
  • SSC Assessment Tool: Start, Stop, Continue
  • Teaching EDGE: Explain, Demonstrate, Guide, Enable
  • Stages of Team Development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing
  • Leading EDGE: Explain, Demonstrate, Guide, Enable
  • Conflict Resolution Tool: EAR – Express, Address, Resolve
  • Making Ethical Decisions: Right vs. Wrong, Right vs. Right, Trivial
  • Communication: MaSeR – Message, Sender, Receiver
  • Valuing People: ROPE – Reach out, Organize, Practice, Experience