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National Leadership Seminar

What is the National Leadership Seminar?

The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend conference on the skills and attributes of leadership. It is intended primarily to enhance the leasderhip skills of the Order of the Arrow's key youth and adult members as they seek to improve their services to the Boy Scouts of America and the greater community. The weekend format is designed to complement the longer, more detailed Wood Badge and Junior Leadership Training programs. Near the end of the seminar, participants make a contract with themselves to apply the skills studied in the seminar on projects in the lodge, council, and community. NLS prepares Arrowmen to become better leaders both within and outside of the Scouting program. 

 

Who Should Attend?

It is reccommended that youth participants be at leasst 15 years of age or a lodge officer. Completeion of the Lodge Leadership Development Course (LLDC) is desirable. The seminar is an intensive expereinece in learning about the nature of leadership and practicing some of the skills that a leader uses, While it is designed to be fun, the course challenges participatns mentally as well. Participants should be developmentally, physically, and mentally prepared to actively engage in an exhausting, invigorating weekend.

How Do I Attend?

Interested Arrowmen should contact their Lodge Chief or Lodge Adviser to express interest in attending the National Leadership Seminar. These Arrowmen can then download the registration materials by clicking here.

Please contact The Lodge Advisor @ Vgregorydmd@comcast.net


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What is the National Lodge Adviser Training Seminar?

The National Lodge Adviser Training Seminar (NLATS) is a weekend conference focusing on the skills and attributes of effective lodge advisers. It is intended primarily to enhance an adviser's knowledge of and connectivity with the OA's strategic plan, program and resources, while emphasizing personal skills that are essential to the development of effective youth leadership and ultimately the OA's service to the council.

The NLATS is limited to 40 participants. For this seminar no more than two participants should register from any council. The course is designed for one-time participation. 

 

Who Should Attend?

It is recommended that participants be lodge advisers or staff advisers and those with lodge adviser potential, as approved by the local council Scout Executive. Prior completion of a Lodge Leader Development Program and the National Leadership Seminar are desirable. The NLATS is an intensive experience in learning about the nature of lodge program, delivery of service to the council, and development of youth leadership necessary to both. While it is designed to be fun, the course is mentally challenging as well. Participants should be open to learning and prepared to actively engage in an invigorating weekend.

Please contact The Lodge Advisor @ Vgregorydmd@comcast.net 

 

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