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Category: Announcements

2020 Council Camps

The following camps are still accepting units and provisional Scouts for Summer 2020 program! Follow the direct links to their respective web page for more information and to register. Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base Rocky Mountain Council, BSA Near Poncha Springs, CO 719-561-1220 Learn More Missouri River High Adventure Base Sioux Council, BSA Sioux Falls, […]

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COVID-19: Philmont’s Response

Philmont Scout Ranch Update: October 15th Philmont’s opening for fall program was met with great anticipation.  We were fortunate to deliver program to groups from across the country while adhering to NM Department of Health guidelines. The State of NM issued a revised executive order that goes into effect on Friday, October 16, 2020, amending […]

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HOmE on the Range

Quarantine got you stuck in endless Zoom meetings? Catch yourself dreaming about HOmE? Why not invite one of our furry or feathered friends to your next Zoom gathering? We bring you, HOmE on the Range!! For a limited time, we are offering a visit from one of our furry or feathered friends here at Philmont to join your Zoom or Google Meetings. Special guests include burros, cattle, chickens, and horses!  How Do I Sign Up? Click HERE to check availability. […]

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Amtrak BOGO Sale Could Save Your Crew Money

Each summer thousands of Scouts travel by Amtrak to Philmont via the Raton, NM station. The train has been viewed as a safe and educational experience for Scouts. From February 13th to February 17th, Amtrak is running a buy one get one free promotion for any ticket used between March 9th and August 30th! This […]

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Philmont Announces Fire Recovery Donation Match

Support Fire Recovery Efforts with a Matching Gift Philmont Scout Ranch is excited to announce a $1 million donation to the Ute Park Fire Recovery Fund by the PY Foundation of New Mexico. The donation comes via a $100,000 gift each year for the next five years and a $100,000 matching gift to donations raised […]

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New in 2020: 9-Day Treks

Philmont Scout Ranch is excited to announce 9-day treks as an additional program option available to those who want to participate in a Philmont trek. 9-day treks are an excellent option for those who want to spend more than a week in Philmont’s backcountry, but may not be able to make it out for a […]

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2019 was Philmont’s largest summer ever!

Philmont Scout Ranch is excited to announce that the 2019 summer camping season is the largest in its 81 year history, with 24,029 Scouts hiking through the Sangre De Christo mountains this summer. This peak season comes after Philmont was forced to cancel the 2018 season due to fires. The previous record was set in […]

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Philmont Announces Tooth Hike for Family Adventure Camp Participants

Philmont Scout Ranch and the Philmont Training Center are excited to announce the addition of a Tooth of Time hike to the Adventure Activities offerings during the Philmont Family Adventure Camp Program! The Philmont Family Adventure Camp was created in 2018 and offers families the opportunity to enjoy Philmont as a family, while participating in […]

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Welcome Scouts BSA: Information for New Units and Members!

We are excited to welcome families to Scouts BSA! While young women may be new to the youth age program of the Boy Scouts of America, they are not new to Philmont programming. Philmont has welcomed young women for decades through our staff, Venturing crews, Exploring posts, Sea Scouts, and family programming at the Philmont […]

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Philmont Announces New General Manager

It is with great excitement that we announce that Roger B. Hoyt has been selected to serve as the new General Manager of Philmont Scout Ranch and will arrive on the Ranch in January 2019. Roger and his wife Diana currently reside in Fargo, ND, where Roger serves as the Scout Executive of the Northern […]

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