Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews

The purpose of Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews is to teach Boy Scouts and Venturers with leadership positions about their new roles and how to most effectively reach success in that role. It is intended to help them understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. ILST/C is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts and Venturers. Completion of ILST/C is a prerequisite for participation in the more advanced leadership courses National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). It is also required to participate in a Kodiak Challenge Trek.