NYLT Leadership Academy is a train-the-trainer course for NYLT Staff. The course is delivered by an elite nation-wide leadership team of NYLT staffers for Council NYLT staffers throughout the country. Youth are exposed to a personal, reflective, and intense leadership development environment throughout the 1-week course, offered in several weeks througout each summer. Many scholarship opportunities are available, check out their website for full details and course information: http://nylt-leadership academy.org.


Who teaches it? Elite national leadership team.

Who takes it? Any youth NYLT staffer

What do they learn? Intense personal leadership skill development, coupled with resources from NYLT courses across the nation.

When does it take place? July 3-9, 2016 (Washington, DC)

                                             July 10-16, 2016 (Washington, DC)

                                             July 24-30, 2016 (Long Beach, CA)

                                             July 24-30, 2016 (St. Louis, MO)


After successfully completing the NYLT Leadership Academy course, graduates are better prepared to train and mentor within their own Council NYLT courses. All attendees also have the opportunity to be asked to staff the NYLT Leadership Academy.