2015 Philmont Contingent

Be apart of the Mountaineer Area Council 2015 high adventure trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico!

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When: July 3 - 26, 2015

Where: Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, NM

Cost: Approximately $1,900 per person

The council has three crews (12 people per crew) that will travel to Philmont in Cimarron, NM July 3rd - 26th, 2015. The cost of this trek will be approximately $1,900 per person which includes travel to and from Philmont, two T-shirts, all Philmont fees and all but one lunch upon arrival on July 12th. To reserve a spot today, send in the application form with at least $100 to the Council Office (deposits must be received by April 15th, 2014).

Who Can Apply

This trip is open to Boy Scouts, Venturers, and registered adults. Youth must be at least 14 years old or be at least 13 years old and have completed the 8th grade by June 2015. Participants must be physically capable to complete a backcountry trek in the mountainous regions of Philmont Scout Ranch (6,000 to 12,441 feet in elevation). All participants must meet the health and medical requirements set by Philmont. Visit www.philmontscoutranch.org for more information on these requirements.

Fee Schedule

April 15th, 2014: $100 Deposit & Application Due to Council Office
May 1st, 2014 - April 1st, 2015: $150 paid by the first of each month

Refunds for non-participation will only be made after a paid replacement registers. Additional costs associated with this trek will be hiking boots, socks, lightweight sleeping bag, and backpack (at least 5,500 cu in). Most of this can be borrowed from Scouters or other Scouts (Boots need to be broken in before the trip).

Tentative Itinerary

July 03, 2015: Leave from Morgantown (Time TBA)
July 12, 2015: Arrive at Philmont Scout Ranch (around noon)
July 24, 2015: Leave Philmont
July 26, 2015: Arrive in Morgantown (Time TBA)

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