Participant Orientation Presentation

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Greater Cleveland Council
Opening & Welcome
Staff Introductions
Youth Staff
Mitch Muha (Troop 526)
Senior Ptrl Ldr
Robert Garrett (Troop 223)
Brandon Makselan (Troop 610)
Youth Staff
Will Armstrong (Troop 192)
Austin Boldt (Troop 526)
Rachel Hill (Crew 371)
Josh Jackiewiecz (Troop 221)
Casey Komar (Troop 201)
Joe Matz (Troop 367)
Anthony Miller (Troop 338)
Theodore Mullee (Troop 88)
Gordon Weiss (Troop 223)
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Troop Guide
Youth Staff
Matt Budzik (Troop 526)
Mike Mazur (Troop 526)
Catherine Riordan (Crew 4929)
Robin Reichert (Crew 371)
Nathan Pickett (Troop 630)
Seth Welch (Troop 115)
Jack Otcasek (Troop 701)
Andrew Pla (Troop 882)
Ryan Cary (Troop 610)
Justin Neff (Troop 115)
Youth Staff
Elena Mazur (Crew 371)
Jesse Belitz (Troop 297)
Kayla Blyler (Crew 4929)
Jarod Klypchak (Troop 701)
Matt Botzman (Troop 297
Robert Weniger (Troop 485)
Dan Londrico (Troop 88)
Joe Riordan (Troop 821)
Support Staff
Support Staff
Support Staff
Adult Staff
Dr. Bill Marshall (Western Trails)
Mr. Gary Musselman (Western Trails)
Mr. Jim VanGilder (Western Trails)
Mr. Dale Dragony (Western Trails)
Mr. Dan Wedig (Western Trails)
Mr. Galen Younkin (Central)
Mr. Steve Garner (Central)
ASM/Health & Safety
ASM/Health & Safety
Mr. Scott Horan (Western Trails)
Mrs. Paula Puchajda (Central)
• Name
• Rank
• Home troop / crew
• Why did you sign up for NYLT?
• Interesting fact about yourself
• Medical Forms
– Should be turned in today or mailed as soon as possible!
– If physical is scheduled in the next few weeks, bring the
form to camp with you on the first day
– Should be new BSA health form (2013 - 2014 version)
– Cannot expire before the end of the course (June 14 or 21)
– Completely filled out and signed by a physician
– [email protected] – Mr. Musselman
• Confirm hat and t-shirt size before you leave
Course Website
• For important information:
• BSA medical form
• Personal gear packing list
• Course Overview
Course Payments
• Total cost is $200.00 per person
• Final payment is due TODAY
• Assistance from Wood Badge / NYLT
Scholarship fund will cover up to $50.00 of
course cost
– Forms must be turned in by TODAY
What is NYLT?
National Youth Leadership Training is an
exciting, action-packed program
designed to provide youth members of
the Boy Scouts of America with
leadership skills and experience they
can use in their home units and in other
situations demanding leadership of self
and others.
What is NYLT?
• Scouting at its best
• Provides youth members with leadership
skills and experience
• Integrates modern leadership theory with
traditional strengths of Scouting
• Part of BSA’s youth leadership training
BSA Youth Leader Training
1. Troop-level New Leader Training (SM)
2. Troop Leadership Training (SM)
3. National Youth Leadership Training (local
4. National Advanced Youth Leadership
Experience at Philmont (BSA National)
Course Details
• June 8th to June 14th (Course Week #1)
• June 15th to June 21nd (Course Week #2)
• Cub (“NYLT”) World, Beaumont Scout
Reservation, Rock Creek
• Check-in: 9:30am to 10:00am on Sunday
• Closing Assembly: 10:30am on Saturday
– parents welcome (no earlier than 10:00 please)
• Pick-up: 11:00am to 11:30am on Saturday
Course Overview
Seven days – must attend all to graduate
Represents a “month in the life of a troop”
Patrol method - six members per patrol
Each member will take turn leading patrol
Emphasis on immediate application of skills
Interconnected presentation concepts
Leadership Toolkit
Course Overview
• Central concepts
• Finding and developing a vision
– Goal Setting, Planning, Problem Solving
– “If you can see it, you can be it!”
• Stages of team development
• Quest for the Meaning of Leadership
Code of Conduct
• Simple rules; based on Scout Oath and Law
• Everyone physically and emotionally secure
• Inappropriate or disruptive behavior will
not be tolerated and will result in
immediate dismissal
• Based on learning, while having fun
• Outdoor Ethics - Leave No Trace; Buddy
• Staff committed to do their best to help each
participant succeed
Staff Code of Conduct
Staff Responsibilities
Provide leadership
Communicate knowledge
Share experiences
Set the example
Strive to make each participant feel
welcome, comfortable and at ease
• Give each participant the tools to succeed
Course Uniform
• Participants must arrive in full Field Uniform,
including Scout belt and socks
• Uniform insignia should be properly placed
• Participants not in complete uniform may be sent
• Scout Shop open until 4:00pm today for missing
uniform pieces
• Two course t-shirts, course hat, neckerchief and
slide will be provided at check-in
• Order form available today to order additional tshirts. Payment is required.
• Use the Personal Gear Checklist
• No mobile phones, pagers, or electronic
devices will be permitted
• “DO NOT BRING” items will be confiscated
and returned to parents at pick-up time
• Cot or twin-size air mattress recommended
• Patrol gear for course issued upon arrival
• All clothing must be Scout-appropriate
• Put a change of clothing near the top of your
pack (for setting up patrol site)
• Backpacks recommended for personal gear
• Expect rain - bring appropriate rain gear!
• Hiking boots are a must - no tennis shoes,
sandals, or open-toed shoes!
• You should use all gear on the checklist
Food & Meals
• Breakfast will be prepared by staff members
• Lunch & dinner prepared by patrols (food,
gear, and instructions provided)
• NO personal food / snacks / drinks
• Let us know about all dietary needs / food
allergies before you leave here TODAY
• Bring mess kit & eating utensils, including a
personal cup and water bottle!
Health & Safety
• Any and all medication must be turned in to
ASM/Health & Safety at course check-in along
with detailed dosage instructions
• Medications must be in original packaging,
clearly marked with Scout’s name, dosage, and
frequency - a zip-loc bag is preferred
• Scheduled administration times - NO selfadministering!
• Only EPI pens and emergency inhalers will be
allowed to be carried by Scouts
Schedule Highlights
• Reveille (wake up) at 6:30am
• Breakfast at 7:00am
• Flag ceremonies, presentations, activities,
and games throughout the day
• Cracker barrel / clean-up time each evening
• Taps (lights out) at 11:00pm
Schedule Highlights
• Sunday night: opening campfire
• Monday night: movie
• Thursday night: outpost
• Friday night: feast (Scoutmasters invited)
Quest for the Meaning of Leadership
• Patrol presentation on
what was learned at
• Done prior to the feast
on Friday
• Must be Scout
appropriate and
involve all members of
the patrol
(too far!)
Camp Entrance
• Park in Cub (“NYLT”) World parking lot
• Gear is brought to and left at staging area
• Check-in inside headquarters building
Confirm arrival
Assign to patrol
Review medical form
Turn in medications
Take photo (if not taken previously)
Pick up course materials - t-shirts, hat, and notebook
• Parents depart while Scout picks up personal gear
and proceeds to patrol area to meet Troop Guide
Breakout Sessions
Final Q&A
Scoutmaster Minutes
Be prepared!
See you at Beaumont!