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Philmont 2024 Council Contingent

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Pathway to Adventure Council Announces:

2024 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 6, 2024.  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 August 1, 2023.  All applications are subject to PTAC High Adventure Committee approval.

Leave Chicago, Saturday, July 6, 2024
Depart Philmont & return to Chicago, Saturday, July 20, 2024
Trip cost is $2500** 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.


Payment Schedule

$375 due with registration.
April 27th, 2023 $550
September 20th, 2023, $550
February 15th, 2024, $550
May 1st, 2024, $475 (estimated, pending actual travel costs)

Due to Limited Space in the contingent, excess registrations will be placed on a waitlist.

 Camperships to cover a portion of the trip cost are available

For more info/questions contact Tony Skiroock at 

When & Where
2024 Philmont Council Contingent
Philmont Scout Reservation
Saturday 07-06-2024 12:00 AM CT to
Saturday 07-20-2024 11:59 PM CT
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