Youth Staff

Youth Staff -  (up to 20 years old)
  • Senior Patrol Leader - Preston Wright
  • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Program - Samantha Tiller
  • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Troop Guides- TBS
  • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Technology - TBS
  • Troop Guides - TBS
  • Quartermasters - TBD
  • TBD

Youth Staff Application

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Senior Patrol Leader
Senior Patrol Leader: As in any Scout troop, the senior patrol leader is the key leader of a NYLT troop. He/she is empowered by the NYLT Scoutmaster to run the troop with the help of the rest of the youth staff and the NYLT Troop Guides. Duties include:
  • Running troop meetings, events, and activities
  • Chairing meetings of the patrol leaders’ council
  • Delegating duties and responsibilities to other members of the NYLT youth staff
  • Assisting the Scoutmaster with staff training
  • Modeling the core learning and leadership messages of the NYLT syllabus
  • Recruiting youth participants

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Program

Duties of the assistant senior patrol leader for program include:
  • Providing mentoring and coaching to each day’s program patrol
  • Overseeing the preparation of campfires
  • Supporting NYLT presenters with preparations for sessions, meetings, and activities
  • Overseeing audiovisual support for NYLT sessions
  • Modeling the core learning and leadership messages of the NYLT syllabus
  • Completing other assignments as determined by the senior patrol leader
  • Recruiting youth participants

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Technology

Duties of the assistant senior patrol leader for service include:
  • Providing mentoring and coaching for each day’s service patrol
  • Overseeing preparations of the model campsite on the Orientation Trail (Day one of the NYLT course)
  • Conducting daily campsite inspections and guiding patrols in complying with the Daily Campsite Inspection Checklist
  • Teaching the daily service patrols to police and clean up troop areas with a Leave No Trace ethic
  • Manage presentations of the Baden-Powell Patrol streamers
  • Completing other assignments as determined by the senior patrol leader
  • Recruiting youth participants

Troop Guide

The role of the NYLT Troop Guide is similar to that of the troop guide in a Scout troop. In addition, NYLT troop guides are key to facilitating the NYLT syllabus and advancing each patrol’s development as a team. Duties include:
  • Serving the patrol to which he is assigned
  • Coaching and mentoring each day’s patrol leader
  • Presenting selected sessions and activities of the NYLT course
  • Modeling the core learning and leadership messages of the NYLT syllabus
  • Completing other assignments as determined by the senior patrol leader
  • Recruiting youth participants

Instructor

Duties as assigned by the Senior Patrol Leader