Philmont Council Contingent

Take a hike! The mountains of New Mexico offer the adventure that you have always dreamed about. Backpacking, rock climbing, western lore, living history, and the views from peaks over 10,000 feet tall will make memories that last a lifetime.

The Heart of America Council Contingent will be departing July 6, 2015 and returning July 20. There are currently 5 openings available on this contingent. If you are interested, please contact Leslie Staack in the Camping Department.

Fee per participant is $1,200.00 ($300 deposit is non-refundable but transferable).

 

Important Dates:

Informational Meeting - Council Service Center - November 12, 2014, 7pm

Shakedown #1 - Naish Scout Reservation -March 21-22

Shakedown #2 - Naish Scout Reservation - May 9 (Day hike only; no overnight)

More information on Shakedowns will be emailed to the entire contingent in February.

 

FEE INCLUDES:
• Round Trip Transportation
• Fee at Philmont Scout Ranch
• High Adventure T-Shirt
• Two Shake-down trainings prior to arrival at Philmont (MANDATORY)
 
YOU PROVIDE:
• Personal Gear
• Spending Money

Future Contingents

Dates for the 2016 Contingent are July 9 - July 23 (including Travel).  Cost is $1,300.

FEE INCLUDES:
• Round Trip Transportation
• Fee at Philmont Scout Ranch
• High Adventure T-Shirt
• Two Shake-down trainings prior to arrival at Philmont (MANDATORY)
 
YOU PROVIDE:
• Personal Gear
• Spending Money

 

If you are interested in attending with us, please click here to view and print the unit application.  Important dates will be posted as they become available.

 

Other Information

Campership Application - Needs to be turned into the Council Office by December 19, 2015 for treks taking place Summer 2015.  Any applications turned in after this date are not guaranteed assistance.

If your unit has open slots they are looking to fill OR if you as in individual are looking for a unit to go to Philmont with, please contact Leslie Staack in the Camping Department.