Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email, which will contain a link to the PTC Family Guidebook, and other helpful material. The information in this Guidebook and here on our website should help you prepare for your week at Philmont.
PTC Frequently Asked Questions
The Philmont Training Center has tons of free time activities available for all members of your family! During the day you will be busy learning the fantastic information offered during your particular course or doing program activities with your assigned family program group. However in the evenings, and on Wednesday (Family Day) you will have time to get out and experience some of the additional activities Philmont has to offer. LEARN MORE
National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience – Check In begins on Sunday at 8am during your course week.
Philmont Leadership Challenge – Check In begins on Sunday at 8am during your course week.
Training Center Conferences – Check In is between 2 – 4pm on Sunday during your course week.
Backcountry Sneak Peak – Check In is between 2 – 4pm on Sunday during your Sneak Peak week.
BSA Family Adventure Camp – Check In is between 2 – 4pm on Sunday or Wednesday during your Family Adventure week.
Mountain Trek – Check In begins on Sunday at 3pm during your trek week.
Upon check in, you will be given your nametag, schedule, and a Medical Recheck.
Please plan to depart by 9am on Saturday. Since most conference weeks have capacity attendance, it is not possible to stay additional nights. Individuals with late bus or train departures on Saturday can be accommodated temporarily.
What’s a typical week like at the Philmont Training Center? Here is a brief overview. LEARN MORE
|Family program and Conferences begin||Family program and Conferences||Family program and Conferences||Family program and Conferences||Family program and Conferences||Mountain Trek returns 10am Departure|
|Family program and Conferences||Family program and Conferences||Family Day: Horse rides and tours||Family program and Conferences||3:30pm Conference Graduation|
|Free time||Craft Center Night Ice Cream Social||Western Night||Movie Night||Craft Center Night Cobbler Night||7pm Closing Campfire|
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, 9-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.