The National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is the ultimate in training experiences for youth leaders, both young men and women. It is conducted for older Scouts who have the potential for being on the staff of the council junior leader training or youth leader training conference. The NAYLE program takes place at the Rayado Leadership Mesa, approximately 8 miles from base camp and situated in the beautiful foothills viewing Urraca Mesa and Crater Peak.
Who May Participate?
To be able to participate in NAYLE, participants must meet the following requirements:
- Successful completion of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops or Crews (ILST or ILSC) and National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) or successful completion of the NAYLE bridge course. For more information about the NAYLE bridge course, visit NAYLE Bridge Program.
- Be in top physical condition; a BSA Annual Health & Medical Record Form is required
- Be 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and completed the 8th grade and are not yet 21
- Hold a unit leadership position
Be a NAYLE Ambassador!
Be a NAYLE ambassador in your council. Help promote NAYLE by downloading and distributing the NAYLE flyer.
What Is the Cost?
The fee for the six-day course is $385. A payment of at least $50 is due when you complete the online application, with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival. However, be aware that only registrations paid in full are considered complete registrations. The cancellation fee of $50 is nonrefundable.
Learn about the shuttles available to help you complete the last leg of your travel itinerary to Philmont.
The NAYLE Personal equipment list will help you assemble the necessary items to be well prepared for your week at NAYLE
Here participants may find registration information for shuttle services to Philmont Scout Ranch from Denver, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque airports.