On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
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The Region and Councils offer many other training opportunities for Advisors and Venturers.
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home crews.
The NYLT Leadership Academy trains youth staff to be world-class leaders, presenters and evaluators of their council National Youth Leadership Training course.
The National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is an exciting program where Venturers can enhance their leadership skills in the Philmont backcountry. Scouts will expand upon team-building and ethical decision-making skills learned in National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).
Wilderness First Aid courses are designed to meet the needs of those who go into areas that are beyond the reach of urban EMS. This course has a ceritfication process. It is approximatley 16 hours of training for situations when help is delayed. This course is offered through the Red Cross. It will be required for those units taking a trek to the Philmont Scout Reservation in 2008 and beyond and is recommended for back country camping, hiking, canoeing, or other high adventure.
The Boy Scouts of America is committed to Leave No Trace, which is a nationally recognized outdoor skills and ethics awareness program. Its seven principles are guidelines to follow at all times. BSA Councils throughout the country use the course to introduce Leave No Trace to their members.
Master Educator courses are designed for people who are actively teaching others outdoor skills or providing recreation information to the public. Leave No Trace Trainer courses are two-day trainings put on in an outdoor setting by Master Educators and qualifies you to teach Boy Scout LNT . Awareness Courses (which are the one many councils just call LNT training) are workshops are any type of formal Leave No Trace training that is one-day or less in length.