Presentation on theme: "The Key to Ultimate Leadership. The Key to Ultimate Leadership… From TLT to NYLT to NAYLE Strong leaders are made, not born— Make the most of yourself."— Presentation transcript:
The Key to Ultimate Leadership… From TLT to NYLT to NAYLE Strong leaders are made, not born— Make the most of yourself at NAYLE.
What Is NAYLE? NAYLE will provide Scouts with a Philmont-based wilderness encounter that motivates them to follow a life of helping others succeed based on the values expressed in the Scout Oath and Law. National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience NAYLE is an exciting, week-long training program designed to enhance NYLT leadership skills NAYLE is an exciting, weeklong training program designed to enhance NYLT leadership skills.
What Do I Learn at NAYLE? You will learn to: Encourage others to a life of leadership service. Act as a servant leader who shares the skills of NYLT and helps develop other leaders through your enhanced understanding of the material. Intuitively use the NYLT leadership skills in all aspects of your life. Be an advocate for Troop Leadership Training (TLT) and National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) in your local council. Use your leadership skills and abilities to help others be successful.
What Can I Expect? A backcountry experience based at Philmont’s Rocky Mountain Scout Camp Challenging but fun backcountry activities An experience that will enable you to build upon the legacy of Waite Phillips, the man who gave us Philmont Learning to live a life of servant leadership Primus inter pares—First among equals.
The Modules The seven exciting NAYLE modules are designed to practice NYLT skills in a realistic and challenging setting. Project COPE Wilderness First Aid GPS and Geocaching Search and Rescue Leave No Trace Conservation Philmont History And there is so much more!
The Modules Teach These Skills ModulePurposeLeadership Skills Project COPETeam developmentValuing people, leadership behaviors Wilderness First Aid Learn advanced skills for later application in search and rescue Planning, communication, problem solving GeocachingOutdoor skills, allow Storming stage of team development Teaching EDGE™, conflict resolution, problem solving Search and Rescue Learn advanced outdoor skills for application throughout the course Teaching EDGE™, communication, problem solving Leave No Trace Learn advanced outdoor skills for application throughout the course Ethical decision making ConservationGive back to Philmont through service Teaching EDGE™, servant leadership Philmont History Understand the value of a legacyServant leadership
Project COPE Purpose: Team development NYLT skills: Valuing people Leadership behaviors
Wilderness First Aid Purpose: Learn advanced outdoor skills NYLT skills: Planning Communication Problem solving
GPS and Geocaching Purpose: Learn advanced outdoor skills; allows Storming stage NYLT skills: Teaching EDGE Conflict resolution Problem solving
Search and Rescue Purpose: Learn advanced outdoor skills NYLT skills: Teaching EDGE Communication Problem solving
Backcountry Experience Purpose: Learn Leave No Trace NYLT skill: Ethical decision making
Leave No Trace—Ethics in Action Keeping the beauty of Philmont pristine for the future
Conservation Purpose: Give back to Philmont through service NYLT skills: Teaching EDGE Servant leadership
Philmont History Purpose: Understand the value of a legacy NYLT skill: Servant leadership
And most of all... Servant Leadership The core of NAYLE is “servant leadership”— learning to lead for the good of others.
What Will You Take Home? The ability and motivation to be a dynamic and effective leader, gained through advanced, practical applications of NYLT skills Innovative techniques to deliver NYLT skills to troops and council staffs Nationwide resources—and friends! Life skills for now and forever A personal, written commitment for your troop and/or council Wonderful memories of a great Philmont backcountry experience!
We See These Course Outcomes Growing self-awareness –A daily assessment of strengths and limitations The happiness from helping others succeed Growing creativity Understanding that everyone is a leader –Everyone in the group contributes in a significant way to team success Knowing leadership is a way of life Growing self-confidence
Am I Ready? To attend NAYLE, you must: Be 14, but not yet 18 Hold a troop leadership position Have completed NYLT or JLTC Successfully complete a Philmont Level A physical (meet the Philmont backcountry height/weight requirement) NAYLE is not just for NYLT staff! Troop leaders, OA members, and camp staff will all benefit.
Where and When In 2009? Get the application at www.nayle.org. NAYLE is held at Philmont’s Rocky Mountain Scout Camp (under the Tooth of Time). June 14-20 June 21-27 June 27-July 3 July 4-10 July 12-18 July 19-25 July 26-Aug 1 Aug 2- Aug 8
From Those Who Have Been There: Quotes sent to www.NAYLE.orgwww.NAYLE.org “All I can say is WOW. It was such an amazing experience with so much in one week. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who would like more leadership skills.” “I had the best time of my life. The Philmont experience made it all come together and made it a once-in-a-lifetime event. This was so much fun actually using the skills and then being able to connect them back to what is taught in NYLT. It will definitely help me make the best of my home course.” When asked if they would recommend NAYLE to others, attendees returned an average score of 4.9 on a scale of 1 to 5 (5 is YES). 99% rated the course “Very Good” or “Excellent”
Remember... Strong leaders are made, not born. Make the most of yourself at NAYLE!