Philmont Leadership Challenge

Register by individual Fee $550
Season Summer and Fall Length 6 days and nights
Age 18+
Registration Anytime

Adults learn to internalize and practice their leadership skills in this action-packed backcountry conference. The conference hones the skills taught in Wood Badge in an outdoor experiential learning environment. PLC underscores the values of Scouting and teamwork and promotes the concepts of servant leadership. Open to all programs. Participants will not have an opportunity to be with family during the week.

Who May Participate?

PLC is open to participants who must:


A payment of at least $100 is due when you complete the online application, with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival. However, be aware that only registrations paid in full are considered complete registrations. The cancellation fee of $100 is nonrefundable.

2018 Availability

Week 4: July 1-7
Week 11: September 16-22

2019 Availability - Coming Soon

What Should I Bring?

A PLC packing list is coming soon!

Shuttle Information

Here participants may find registration information for shuttle services to Philmont Scout Ranch from Denver, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque airports. There is also a shuttle from the Raton Amtrak Station.


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.