PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH
Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier high-adventure base, challenges Scouts and Venturers in the rugged outdoors. Participants will enjoy exploring the more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness, which includes a variety of activities over a 12-day trek at Philmont. The Philmont Contingent Committee reserves the right to not accept a registration if the candidate is not fit physically or emotionally for the trip.
Individual or group registrations will be accepted. Must be a currently registered Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturer, or Sea Scout.
Minimum age: Philmont requires that all youth must be 14 years of age OR 13 years of age AND have completed the 8th grade and younger than 18 by June 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS. Philmont has maximum height/weight ratio requirements to insure that participants are physically capable of the expedition. You can find information on these requirements here. Participants must know and use the Scout Oath and Law as their guide to appropriate behavior.
June 16 - June 30, 2019 (dates subject to adjust)
Participants will receive additional information late 2017, throughout 2018 and early 2019 related to travel arrangements, program opportunities, and trip preparations. The Mid-America Council reserves the right to add qualified participants to all crews up to the maximum registration limit.
Each participant must complete the required health forms for Philmont Scout Ranch. Click here to download all appropriate health forms. Visit Philmont's website at www.philmontscoutranch.org for more information about this great experience.