Philmont Leadership Challenge

  • 6 days and nights
  • Fee: $555 in 2019

  • Register: by individual
  • Season: Summer and Fall
  • Age: 18+
  • Registration: Anytime

Adults learn to internalize and practice their leadership skills in this action-packing 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 $150 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 $150 is nonrefundable. 

2019 Availability

Week 4: June 30-July 6
Week 11: September 15-21

What Should I Bring?

Check out the PLC Guidebook to learn more about what to expect, arrival information, and what to bring. LEARN MORE

Shuttle Information

Shuttle service is available to Philmont from Denver, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque airports. Please download a shuttle form below. These shuttles are not available for 12-day, 7-day, or cavalcade crews. 

Please note that the shuttle servicing Denver and Colorado Springs cannot transport a Scout with “Unaccompanied Minor” airline status.