Baden-Powell Council 2020 Philmont Contingent
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 Baden-Powell Council Contingent all travel plans, transportation and activities are included. 3 Days of activities will be scheduled in Colorado before arrival at Philmont. 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. Youth must be 14 or 13 and completed 8th grade at the time of the trip. All participants must meet Philmont height and weight requirements.
The cost of the trip is $2,500 per person. The Payment timeline is as follows:
- $250 deposit at time of registration. All Deposits are due by March 31, 2019
- $600 by July 31, 2019,
- $600 by October 31, 2019,
- $600 by January 31, 2020,
- $450 by March 31, 2019
Airfare is estimated at $600 per person round trip, if airfare is secured for less than $600 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. For interest and questions please contact Matthew Bull at Matthew.Bull@scouting.org or 607-648-7888.