Philmont 2023 Council Contingent
Pathway to Adventure Council Announces:
2023 PTAC Contingent to
Philmont Scout Ranch
PTAC is now accepting registrations for the 14 day Council Contingent to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Philmont, known as Scouting Heaven, is 137,000 acres – 214 square miles of rugged backcountry in the Sangre de Christo Mountains. Participants will spend 11 days backpacking, enjoying the beautiful scenery and experiencing the exciting programs offered along the way.
Participants MUST BE at least 14 years old OR have completed 8th Grade and be at least 13 by July 1, 2023. Twenty-four spaces are available to individuals, Troops, Crews, including Co-ed crews. Partial units & solo Scouts are encouraged to sign up. Adult positions are also available. Note: Registration closes April 27, 2023. All applications are subject to PTAC High Adventure Committee approval.
Leave Chicago, Saturday, July 1, 2023
Depart Philmont & return to Chicago, Saturday, July 15, 2023
Trip cost is $2375** per person (price subject to adjustment pending travel costs)
The Council Contingent Program includes the Philmont Fee, transportation, two 10 mile hikes, a February trail cooking class, spring Training Weekend, Trail Tee shirts, Philmont Belt & Buckle, and more.
$375 due with registration.
April 27th, 2022 $500
September 20th, 2022, $500
February 15th, 2023, $500
May 1st, 2023, $475 (estimated, pending actual travel costs)
Due to Limited Space in the contingent, excess registrations will be placed on a waitlist.
If you cancel, you are obliged to find a qualified replacement. Fees already paid are transferable. All replacements must be approved by the Council High Adventure committee and by the PTAC Contingent leadership. No replacements will be allowed 30 days before departure; and full payment is forfeited.
Camperships to cover a portion of the trip cost are available
For more info/questions contact Tony Skiroock at firstname.lastname@example.org
Philmont Scout Reservation
Saturday 07-01-2023 12:00 AM CT to
Saturday 07-15-2023 11:59 PM CT