Course Director
Scott Horan


Course Fees & Scholarships


Course Cost

  1. The total cost for the course is $210.00, if paid in full by May 8, 2017.
  2. After May 8, 2017, the course fee will increase to $235.00.
  3. The course fee covers all meals, lodging, participant notebook, certificate of completion, two course t-shirts, hat, NYLT neckerchief and slide, and belt buckle.
  4. Fee assistance is available. The scholarship form is available at the bottom of this page.

NYLT Deposit

  1. The $100.00 deposit is due within three weeks of recommendation by unit leader. Once the unit leader has recommended the participant for the NYLT course, a second e-mail is sent to the participant and the Scoutmaster is copied, on the procedures for submitting the course deposit.
  2. Deposit checks should be submitted to Greater Cleveland Council, Attn: Chris Friswold, 2241 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.
  3. Make checks payable to 'Greater Cleveland Council' and include the participant's name and 'NYLT Deposit' in the notes section of your check.

Troop Scholarships

  1. Many troops have scholarship funds available to help offset the cost of advanced training like NYLT.
  2. Talk to your unit leader or committee chairman to find out if your unit can assist with the course fees.
  3. Funds from the unit should be made out to the 'Greater Cleveland Council', with the participant's name in the Notes section of the check.

Wood Badge / NYLT Scholarships

  1. In order to apply for the GCC scholarship, download the scholarship application form from the link below.
  2. Fill out the form and sign it (no financial proof of need is required).
  3. The unit leader must sign the form to authorize the participant to receive the scholarship. The troop is encouraged to supply financial assistance if possible.
  4. Submit the form, along with the $100.00 deposit check to the address above.
  5. Scholarships may be requested after the initial deposit has been submitted.
  6. Scholarship applications MUST BE RECEIVED no later than May 8, 2017 in order to be considered.
  7. Requests after the cut-off date may not be considered.

Balance of Course Fees

  1. After May 8, 2017, the course fee will increase to $235.00 for all participants not yet paid in full.
  2. All participants must be paid in full by May 15, 2017.
  3. Participants not paid in full by the deadline may be at risk of being bumped from the course.

Scholarship Application