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(Onslow, North Carolina)
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2018 National Youth Leadership Training

Location: Camp Boddie

Dates: August 3-5 &10-12, 2018

Cost: $200.00

Qualifications: Any Scout participating in this course must be at least a First Class Scout and 13 years old (but not yet 18), and a Scout that the Unit Leader feels is mature and currently filling a Unit leadership position or likely to assume a leadership position in the near future.

The Scout may only attend on the Unit Leader’s recommendation. It is important that the Scout have camping, cooking and hiking skills. There is no rank requirement for Venturers– but a recommendation is required.

So that we can do advance planning, it is very important that all reservations are sent to the East Carolina Council office with full payment by April 15, 2018.

There are only 48 seats available for this class. Anyone not fully paid by May 15, 2018 could be moved to the wait list.

This Course is open to Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers

See the attached flyer for more details.

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NYLT 2018 Participant application.pdf  

Required Training

Position specific classes(Cubmaster, Den leader, Committee Challenge, Scoutmaster specific, ITOLS, BALOO,etc) never expire.  If you took the course in 1950 and have proof you took it (or the comparable course) then it is still valid today.  However, when there are major curriculum changes it is recommended that you take the course again:  recommended - but not required!


Required Training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters:  

     Youth Protection, Scoutmaster Specific, and Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (Scoutmaster Specific is now available on!)

Require Training for Merit Badge Counselors:

Merit Badge Counselor Orientation (now available on


Required Training for Troop Committee Members:

     Youth Protection and Troop Committee Challenge (Both are available on


Below is a list of courses that expire and how often they should be retaken to be valid:


     Youth Protection - every two years 
     National Camping School - good for five camping seasons 
     Safe Swim Defense - every two years 
     Paddle Craft Safety - every three years 
     Aquatics Supervision/Swimming and Water Rescue - every three years 
     BSA Lifeguard - every three years 
     Visitation training - every two years 
     Climbing Lead Instructor - every two years 
     Climbing Instructor - every two years 
     COPE/Climbing Inspector - every two years 
     Safety Afloat - every two years 
     Chain Saw Safety - every two years 
     Trainer's EDGE - every three years 
     Hazardous Weather - every two years 
     Physical Wellness - every two years 
     Climb On Safely - every two years 
     Trek Safely - every two years