Guest Information

Howdy!!! We’re so glad you are here!

For June 16-22, 2024

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Daily Schedule

5:00-6:30pm Dinner / Dining Hall

  • Dietary Restriction – Please let the servers know you have a dietary restriction, and they will retrieve your meal.
  • Become familiar with the Dining Hall Map

6:15-6:45pm Evening Chapel / PTC Chapel (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

7:15pm Orientation and Opening Program / Program Bowl (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

  • Join us for a rousing good time! Our show will tickle the funny bone. Join in song, laughter, and learn a little about our New Mexico history. 

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

8:00am Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles in front of the Guest Service Office

  • Our daily Flag raising ceremony is complete with music and historical narratives. Families are encouraged to participate.

Morning Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados meet on the Greensward per their schedule

8:20am Conference Group Photos / Villa Lawn

11:20am Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

11:30-1:00pm Lunch / Dining Hall

Afternoon Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados continue afternoon activities on the Greensward per their schedule

Mini Sessions [Join each day for short presentations on unique topics to help strengthen Scouting and build stronger relationships. Mini Sessions are open to all guests.]

12:45-1:15pm Mini Session “It’s All About Relationships” / Assembly Hall

  • It’s been said that everything in Scouting rises and falls on leadership, membership, program, and finances.  Although all four are vital, each depends on relationships. What do we mean about Scouting Relationships and how are they created? This session will answer those questions and provide the basics that Scouters need to know to build lasting relationships.

1:20pm Conferences classes continue

4:20pm Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

4:45pm Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles

  • Daily lowering of colors

5:00-6:30pm Dinner / Dining Hall

6:15pm Parent Briefing for Kids and Kin Overnight Groups / PTC Pavilion

7:00pm Ranger Roundup Games / Greensward

  • Fun for the whole family. 

6:30-8:30pm Craft Center Open

6:30-7:30pm Jr Wrangler / Pony Ring and Farm Yard

Drink Water! Everyone should drink AT LEAST 4 quarts per day. That’s 4 PTC branded Nalgene bottles.

6:00am Sunrise Chapel / PTC Chapel

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

8:00am Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles in front of the Guest Service Office

  • Our daily Flag raising ceremony is complete with music and historical narratives

Morning Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados meet on the Greensward per their schedule

8:20am Conference classes begin

11:20am Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

11:30-1:00pm Lunch / Dining Hall

 Afternoon Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados continue afternoon activities on the Greensward per their schedule

Mini Sessions [Join each day for short presentations on unique topics to help strengthen Scouting and build stronger relationships. Mini Sessions are open to all guests.]

12:30-1:30pm Mini Session “International Scouting” / Assembly Hall

  • Learn how to incorporate international events and activities into unit, district and council programs that will open the door to Scouting around the world.

1:20pm Conference classes continue

4:20pm Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

4:45pm Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles

  • Daily lowering of colors

WESTERN NIGHT – Wear your western clothes

5:00-6:30pm Buffalo BBQ / Greensward (Rain location is Dining Hall)

  • 6:00pm Branding (bring items to brand. Leatherwork, hats, plastic cups/water bottles, etc.) / PTC Pavilion
  • 6:00-8:00pm Lawn Games / Greensward (Rain location is Assembly Hall)
  • 6:30pm Line Dancing / PTC Pavilion
  • 7:00pm Program Recognition Greensward (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

6:00-7:00pm Family Photos / Villa Lawn (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

9:00pm Astronomy / Program Bowl (Weather permitting)

  • We all love seeing the wildlife and beauty of our mountains and prairies, but we forget to look up. Join us as we explore the magical skies above Philmont. Telescope provided.

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

8:00am Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles in front of the Guest Service Office

Please check your individual conference and program schedule for class/activity times. Some Conferences have no classes on Wednesday.

8:15am Conference classes begin

11:20am Conference Guests pick up children on Greensward

FAMILY ADVENTURE DAY

No Mini Session or Afternoon Classes today.

  • Conferences have free-time to explore off-site locations or they can register for Philmont activities

11:30-1:00pm Lunch / Dining Hall

4:45pm Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles

5:00pm Catholic Mass at the Historic 1904 Raydo Chapel / Guest must drive own cars

5:00-6:30pm Dinner / Dining Hall

6:15-6:45pm Evening Chapel / PTC Chapel

6:30-8:30pm Craft Center Open

7:00pm Patch Trading / PTC Pavilion

8:00pm World Famous Philmont Cobbler Night / East Tent City Hospitality Center

6:00am Sunrise Chapel / PTC Chapel

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

8:00am Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles in front of the Guest Service Office

  • Our daily Flag raising ceremony is complete with music and historical narratives

Morning Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados meet on the Greensward per their schedule

8:20am Conference classes begin

11:20am Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

11:30-1:00pm Lunch / Dining Hall

Afternoon Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados continue afternoon activities on the Greensward per their schedule

Mini Sessions [Join each day for short presentations on unique topics to help strengthen Scouting and build stronger relationships. Mini Sessions are open to all guests.]

12:45-1:45pm Mini Session “Alumni Relations” / Assembly Hall

  • Does your unit, district or council need more volunteers, members, money and marketing? What’s the answer to all? Learn about Scouting’s most overlooked and highest potential area for success. Bring your curiosity and questions… Leave with a strategic direction and proven ideas to implement.

1:20pm Conference classes continue

4:20pm Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

4:45pm Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles

  • Daily lowering of colors

5:00-6:30pm Dinner / Dining Hall

6:00pm Family Photos / Villa Lawn (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

6:30-7:30pm Jr. Wrangler / Pony Barn and Farm Yard

6:30-8:30pm Craft Center Open

9:00pm Astronomy / Program Bowl (Weather permitting)

  • We all love seeing the wildlife and beauty of our mountains and prairies, but we forget to look up. Join us as we explore the magical skies above Philmont. Telescope provided.

6:00am Sunrise Chapel / PTC Chapel

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

8:00am Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles in front of the Guest Service Office

  • Our daily Flag raising ceremony is complete with music and historical narratives

Morning Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados meet on the Greensward per their schedule

8:20am Conference classes begin

11:20am Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

11:30-1:00pm Lunch / Dining Hall

Afternoon Activity: Family Adventure Camp Guests, Kids and Kin & Silverados continue afternoon activities on the Greensward per their schedule

Mini Sessions [Join each day for short presentations on unique topics to help strengthen Scouting and build stronger relationships. Mini Sessions are open to all guests.]

12:45-1:15pm Mini Session “Opening Doors” / Assembly Hall

  • This session is focused on building a Scouting community that is welcoming and reflects the communities in which we serve. We will discuss strategies to create units, districts and councils that embrace a diverse Scouting community through allyship, mentorship and friendships. Learn how to  help develop leaders, that lead through acceptance, compassion and courage.

1:20pm Conference classes continue

3:30pm All Conference Gathering / Assembly Hall

4:20pm Conference Guests pick up children on the Greensward

4:45pm Flag Ceremony / Flag Poles

  • Daily lowering of colors

5:00-6:30pm Happy Trails Picnic Dinner / Greensward

  • Pick up Departure Packet

6:00pm Lawn Games

6:15pm Branding

6:30-8:30pm Craft Center Open

7:15pm Closing Program

6:30-8:00am Breakfast / Dining Hall

9:00am Guests Depart

  • Pleases return all borrowed items including the Bed in the Bags to ETC Hospitality Center.
  • Please close your tent flaps
  • Return roofed housing keys to Guest Services Office or the Red Key Return Box by office front door. 

Thank you for visiting the Philmont Training Center! Travel safe and we will see you next year.

Evening Programs

Rain Out Location For Evening Programs: Assembly Hall

Looking for a bit more fun? Guests will be able to choose activities via an online signup form. Click Here or use the QR code on your schedule to begin building your PTC Experience.

  • Morning Activity: Sunrise Lovers Leap Hike
  • Evening Program Areas include: Climbing Wall, Range and Target Activities and Candlelight Rayado Tours.

Villa Tours must be reserved by calling the National Scouting Museum at 575-376-1136. Evening Tours are available Monday and Thursday evenings.

Walk-in Areas (no reservations needed): Craft Center, Jr. Wrangler at the Pony Ring, and the Astronomy class. See daily schedule for times.

Special Evening Events

Sunday Night: 7:15pm Orientation and Opening program / Program Bowl (Rain location is Assembly Hall)

Monday Night: 7:00pm Ranger Roundup Games / Greensward

Tuesday Night: 5:00pm Western BBQ and Program / Greensward (Wear you western clothes)

Wednesday Night: 8:00pm World Famous Philmont Cobbler / ETC Hospitality Center

Thursday Night: “A little something for everyone night.” Plenty of activities to keep you busy. 

Friday Night: 5:00pm Chuckwagon Dinner and Lawn Games / Greensward (Be sure to pick up your departure packet)

Conference Wednesday Program

Conference guests are able to choose activities for Wednesday afternoon. Please be aware that activities have limited space and are weather permitting.

When you arrive at PTC, you will sign up for your Wednesday Program during check-in.

Faculty tours of the backcountry are open for Wednesday. Please sign up in the Guest Service Office. Space is limited to 12 members.

Hours of Operation

Guest Service Office: Daily 7:30am-5:30pm

Medical Office (PTC): M-F 11:30-Noon, 4:30-5:00pm

Coin Laundry: Open Daily, Closed 6:00-6:30am

Santa Fe Trail Café: Open 24 hours, No trading post this year

Craft Center:

  • M-F 9:00-Noon, 1:00-4:00
  • M-W-TH-F 6:30-8:30pm
Small Fry Center: M-F 8:15am-4:30pm
 
Tooth of Time Traders: Daily 7:00am-6:45pm. The ToTT does not have an ATM.

Tooth of Time Cantina: Daily 10:00am-6:45pm and 8:00-10:00pm

Chase Ranch Muesum: Daily 8:00am-4:30pm
 
Kit Carson Rayado Museum: Daily 8:00am-4:30pm
 
National Scouting Museum: Daily 8:00am-5:30pm
 
Villa Philmonte Tour: Call National Museum 575-376-1136 to schedule a tour.
  • Open House: Daily 4:00-5:00pm. Explore the house at you rown pace.