Advanced Youth Training

National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience

National Advanced Youth Leadership
Experience (NAYLE) is an exciting
program where young men and women
enhance their leadership skills through
team building, ethical decision-making,
problem solving and service to others.

NYLT Leadership Academy

NYLT Leadership Academy is the high-level course for NYLT Staff nationwide. NYLT Leadership Academy trains youth staff to be world-class presenters, evaluators, and leaders of their home council’s NYLT courses.

Kodiak Challenge

Kodiak Challenge Treks are centered around a challenging 5-day or two-3 day weekend trek. Kodiak teaches leadership skills in a fun way that is internalized by the participants. Kodiak is not taught indoors or in a classroom; it is done completely outdoors using nature’s examples of leadership.


Powder Horn is a high-adventure resource-management course designed to educate adult and youth involved in the Venturing program about the Ranger Award. This course will give all participants an opportunity to experience the Ranger Award program themselves, and become knowledgeable about how to safely conduct outdoor activities of a fun and challenging nature.