Seneca Waterways Council - Philmont Council Contingent

Philmont Council Contingent

Event Details

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national High Adventure Base.  It covers 137,000 acres about 214 square miles of rugged mountain wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) range of the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico.  Philmont Scout Ranch operates 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps.  Philmont has high mountains with rough terrain and elevations that range from 6,500 to 12,441 feet.  You and your crew will embark on a great outdoor Scouting experience hiking one of 32 treks.  Your Philmont trek will leave you with lasting memories and lifetime values.  It will change your life forever!

As part of the Seneca Waterways Council Contingent all travel plans, transportation and activities are included.  Individual Scouts and groups of Scouts from a Troop or Troops may join the Contingent.  All crews within the contingent are based on 8-10 Scouts and 2-4 adult advisors, maximum size being 12 per crew. 

The cost of the trip is $2,700 per person. The Payment timeline is as follows:

  • $500 deposit at time of registration. All Deposits are due by October 1, 2018,
  • $500 by November 1,2018,
  • $500 by December 1, 2018,
  • $500 by January 1, 2019,
  • $350 by February 1, 2019
  • and a final payment of $350 by March 1, 2019.

Airfare is estimated at $750 per person round trip, if airfare is secured for less than $750 the difference will be refunded to the participant upon the trips conclusion. Due to vendor agreements, all fees paid are non-refundable but are transferable to another qualified individual.


Matthew R. Ghirarda
Council Program Director
matthew.ghirarda@scouting.org
585.241.8572
Deborah Swift
Camping & Program Support
deborah.swift@scouting.org
585.241.8570
Burt & Chuck August Scout Service Center
2320 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd
Rochester, New York 14623
Email: info@senecawaterways.org
Phone: 585.244.4210
When & Where


Monday 07-15-2019 12:00 AM to
Saturday 07-27-2019 11:59 PM
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Coords: 36.4648061, -104.9437679
17 Deer Run Rd
Cimarron, New Mexico 87714
Phone: (575) 376-2281

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