Event Dates

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm to Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:30pm
Check-in begins at 5pm - NLS will begin promptly at 8pm.


BSA Camp Pupukea
59-780 Pupukea Rd, Haleiwa, HI 96712


The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend training program focusing on leadership development. Run by the Region Chief and his Advisers, it provides an in-depth look at leadership skills and techniques. An NLS discusses how these skills can be applied in your role in the OA and in other aspects of your life. The National Leadership Seminar is a weekend conference on the skills and attributes of leadership. It is intended primarily to enhance the leadership 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 National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) Programs. Near the end of the seminar, participants make a contract with themselves to apply the skills studied in the seminar on projects in their lodge, council, and community.

Check-In will begin at 5:00 p.m. Friday evening. First NLS session will start promptly at 8:00 p.m. The seminar will conclude at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon after a closing recognition banquet lunch.

Participants are on their own for their Friday evening meal. The first meal for the participants will be breakfast on Saturday morning.

Refund Policy
Cancellation requests must be submitted to the Western Region Training Coordinator via e-mail at training@western.oa-bsa.org. The participant’s council will not be billed for the seminar fees if the cancellation request is received at least 60 days prior to the start of the event. Within 60 days of the event, registrations are transferable to others who are not already registered, but fees will still be billed in full. To transfer a registration, e-mail training@western.oa-bsa.org for instructions and the name of the replacement.

Registration Options

Registration closed on Wednesday, November 6, 2019