Blue Ridge Council - Philmont Contingent 2025

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Philmont Contingent 2025

Event Details

BRC is now accepting registrations for the Council Contingent to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico June 30 - July 13, 2025.  Philmont, known as "Scouting's  Paradise", is 137,000 acres – 214 square miles of rugged backcountry in the Sangre de Christo Mountains and also uses adjacent public lands and permitted private properties.  Participants will spend 12 days backpacking, enjoying the beautiful scenery, honing leadership and Scouting life skills 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 June 30, 2025.  Thirty-six spaces are available to youth participants as individuals, Troops, or Crews, including co-ed crews. Participants 18-20 must complete YPT.  Partial units and solo Scouts are encouraged to sign up. Twelve BSA registered participants Including three YPT up-to-date adult positions (21 or over) are available per crew. 

Note: Deposit of $150/person is due by April 1, 2024!!!!

The maximum number of adults per crew is four. IF we have too many adults make a deposit by April 1, refunds will be made to those who exceed the maximum. Priority will be given to parent/son or daughers and unit line leaders with lower priority to those without family in attendance or not line leaders.

Please review the attachment " Philmont Med Form" and carefully read the two-page ADVISORY attached to that medical BEFORE you commit any funds. There are medical issues that may preclude your attendance or issues that you may need to address in order to be compliant with Philmont participation requirements.

See attachment "Philmont HIgh Adventure BRC" for further important information regarding requirements, cost estimate breakdowns and imbedded QR codes for a PowerPoint presentation AND a short video.


Payment Schedule*

$150 Deposit Due 4/1/24

$800 First Payment Due 8/15/24

$800 Second Payment Due 1/15/25

$750 Final Payment Due 5/15/25

(please note that electronic payments do incur a fee; those wishing to avoid this may pay via check to the BRC service center at 1 park plaza Greenville, SC 29607)


For More information please contact Vic Shelburne at


*These are minimum payments by the date, you may pay any amount in between as frequently as you would like to hit the minimum payments by the due date.

When & Where
Philmont Scout Ranch
Monday 06-30-2025 12:00 AM ET to
Sunday 07-13-2025 11:59 PM ET
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