Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews (ILST/ILSC)


May 5, 2018 8:00 am to May 6, 2018 8:00 pm



Camp Daniel Boone
3647 Little East Fork Rd
Canton, NC 28716
Location Phone: (828) 254-6189


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Who:  Scouts and Venturers with leadership positions or who will take on a leadership position in their unit in the future


Where:  Camp Daniel Boone, Harrison High Adventure Base

When: May 5 th - 6 th, 2018, check in is Saturday morning at 8:00 AM.  Scouts should eat breakfast before they arrive.


Why: The purpose of this training is to teach Scouts and Venturers with leadership positions about their new roles and how to most effectively reach success in that role.  ILST is intended to help Youth Leaders in unit leadership positions understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. Completion of this training is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts and Venturers to participate in the more advanced leadership courses; National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) that will be held in the Daniel Boone Council July 29th – August 4th 2018 and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) offered at Philmont and the Summit. Upon completion of this training, Youth Leaders are qualified to wear the “Trained” emblem of their uniforms. We will provide the “Trained” emblem the end of the training on Sunday.


Cost: $25, the cost included lunch and dinner on Saturday, cracker barrel Saturday evening, and breakfast Sunday morning. .  Absolute Deadline for registering (on line or at the Council Service Center is Friday, April 20th, 2018 (by 5pm).  Go to or see your Long Rifle for more information.  No refunds after final registration on April 20th, 2018...No Exceptions! Troops can transfer youth if needed.


Contact Person: Carl Gittings, (828) 545-5553 or and Daniel Boone Council Office, (828) 254-6189


ILST Topics: Troop organization, roles and responsibilities of unit leadership positions, communicating, planning, teaching, leadership and teamwork!


Equipment Packing List:

  • Personal Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Canteen/water container
  • Durable Shoes/Boots
  • Flashlight
  • Personal Cook Kit
  • Note pad & pen
  • Personal First Aid
  • Rain Gear
  • Personal Utensils/Camp Cup
  • Sweatshirt/jacket
  • Scout Uniform
  • Toiletry Items
  • Towel
  • BSA Handbook
  • Jacket
  • Scout T-shirts
  • Health Form (Part A & B)
  • Patrol Leader or SPL Handbook (if serving in that position)


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