Philmont Family Adventure Camp

Philmont 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 Philmont Scout Ranch 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 Philmont 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.


Session Week 3 Week 4 Week 8 Week 9 Capacity
Full Session June 23-June 29 June 30-July 6 July 28-August 3 August 4-August 10 250
First Session June 23-June 26 June 30-July 3 July 28-July 31 August 4-August 7 250
Second Session June 26-June 29 July 3-July 6 July 31-August 3 August 7-August 10 250


Full Week   Half Week  
Participant Price Participant Price
Adult $350 Adult $215
Children/Youth $150 Children/Youth $100
Mountain Trek $440    

Roofed Housing is availble during your stay on a first come/first served basis for an additional fee. If you have any questions please check out our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Training Center office at 575-376-2281.

Family Adventure Camp Guidebook

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