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BSA Family Adventure Camp

BSA Family Adventure Camp is a unique chance to experience the Philmont Scout Ranch like never before! Open to all registered members of the BSA and their families, you will have a chance to participate in all of the incredible activities offered at Philmont and make memories with your family that will last a lifetime.

The BSA Family Adventure Camp is designed to meet the needs of families and build bonds through exciting and interactive programs. The program will operate in an open enrollment format where you and your family will have the chance to choose activities that appeal to you. Families will meet for two program sessions daily: Morning and Afternoon. A parent must accompany their family on all participated program. 

What to Expect

Your family can expect to take part in our Adventure Activities which include: Hiking, Craft Center, Shooting Sports, COPE, Horseback Riding and so much more!

The Family Adventure Camp Guidebook covers the details of your adventure including arrival details, what to expect, what to bring, and activity descriptions. LEARN MORE 

Although the BSA Family Adventure Camp offers a packed schedule for families to enjoy the outdoors together, it should be noted that you are not required to attend all scheduled events. They may choose to shop at the Tooth of Time Traders, enjoy an ice cream cone from the Cantina, check out the Philmont museums, or explore the surrounding areas such as CimarronEagle NestAngle Fire, and Taos.

Family Adventure Camp Guidebook

Learn more about arrival/departure, schedule, what to expect, and more in the Family Adventure Guidebook.

2020 Schedule

We are excited to offer the BSA Family Adventure Camp each week this summer. You can sign up for a full or half week session this summer. Half week sessions run Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday.

Check out a tentative schedule of what will be offered each week!

July 26-August 1 – Cancelled
August 2-8 – Cancelled
August 9-15 – Cancelled
August 16-22 – Cancelled
September 20-26

2021 Schedule

*Some weeks will have both full and half-week options available. Arrivals on Sundays and Wednesdays for half-week adventures. 

January 
Jan. 24th  – 30th

February 
Feb. 7th – 13
Feb. 21st – 27th
February 28th – Mar 6th
 
March
Mar. 7th – 10th
Mar. 14th – 17th 
 
April
April 18th – 24th
April 25th – May 1st

*Some weeks will have both full and half-week options available. Arrivals on Sundays and Wednesdays for half-week adventures.

June 
June 6th – 12th
June 13th – 19th
June 20th – 26th
June 27th – July 3rd

July
July 4th – 10th
July 11th – 17th
July 18th – 24th
July 25th – 31st
 

August

Aug. 1st – 7th
Aug. 8th – 14th
Aug. 15th – 21st
Aug. 25th – 28th
Aug. 29th – Sept. 4th
 

*Some weeks will have both full and half-week options available. Arrivals on Sundays and Wednesdays for half-week adventures.

September 
Sept. 19th – 25th
Sept. 26thth – Oct. 2nd

October
Oct. 3rd – 9th 
Oct. 10th – 16th
Oct. 17th – 23rd
Oct. 24th – 30th

Oct. 31st – Nov 6th

November
Nov. 7th – 13th
Nov. 28th – Dec. 4th

December
Dec. 5th – 11th