Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

National Youth Leadership Staff

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program for Boy Scout and Venturing Junior Leaders which provides youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use both in and outside of Scouting: in their home troops, crews, churches, families, school, and other situations

Every NYLT at Big Horn course operates according to Scouting ideals – those of Scouts BSA and Venturing. Each participant and staff member is welcomed, appreciated, and valued. An NYLT Course models “The Perfect Troop” and we strive to provide an outstanding experience for all our participants.

Staff members are required to attend all six days of their NYLT course. They will also be expected to attend several staff development sessions in preparation for their course.. They will be expected to attend and support at least one NYLT participant orientation. There will be other opportunities to support Council events as well.. The Scoutmaster and SPL will provide the dates for these meetings. If a staffer has conflicts with one or more of these events, they should discuss this with the SPL, Scoutmaster, and Course Director. Exceptions may be possible.

 For more information please contact or email Council Course Coordinator Jason Pettis, 720.515.5793. Additional information is available from Program Team Administrative Specialist JoLynne Conrad, 720.266.2143

2020 Staff Roll-Out

  • January 18, 2020 – Full Staff Orientation – 6757 Simms St, Arvada, CO 80004 – 8am-2pm
  • February 12, 2020 – Annual Council Volunteer Recognition Dinner (FLAG CEREMONY)
  • February 22, 2020 – EDGE Training – DAC HQ – 8am-1pm – Register here.
  • March 6, 2020 – 2020 Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet (FLAG CEREMONY)
  • March 7, 2020 – EDGE Training – Location TBD – 8am-1pm – Register here.
  • April 25, 2020 – Scout Show (ILST TRAINING)
  • May 2, 2020 – TENTATIVE Full Staff “All Hands” – Colorado Adventure Point
  • May 5, 2020 – Participant Orientation #1
  • May 14, 2020 – Participant Orientation #2
  • May 16, 2020 – Participant Orientation #3