Conservation Programs

The majority of Philmont crews interface with the Philmont Conservation Department when while taking part in their three hours of community service. However, the Philmont conservation program is also the host of several summer programs that immerse Scouts and Venturers conservation activities for between two and three weeks.

Programs

2012 Spaces are Available


The Trail Crew Trek Program (TCT) is an exciting new program at Philmont Scout Ranch. This 14-day experience will help prepare participants to develop a path that will help them achieve the William T. Hornaday Silver Award upon return to their homes. Scouts and Venturers must be at least 16 by the program start date but not 21 by its conclusion.

2012 Spaces are Available

The Roving Outdoor Conservation School (ROCS) is an exciting program for Scouts and Venturers who have an interest in conservation and natural resource management. Each crew will participate in activities in some of the following areas: forestry, fire ecology, fisheries management, wildlife management, geology, watershed management, and range management. Scouts and Venturers must be at least 16 by the program start date but not 21 by its conclusion.

2012 Spaces are Available

This program is a 14-day experience for Arrowmen to join together in cheerful service and the formation of lasting brotherhood on the trails at Philmont. Under the direction of the Philmont conservation department, experienced Philmont staff members with strong Order of the Arrow backgrounds will lead participants. Arrowmen must be at least 16 by the program start date but not 21 by its conclusion.

Questions?

Individual Opportunities

Contact Philmont Scout Ranch:
575-376-2281
camping@philmontscoutranch.org.


NAYLE and Mountain Treks

Contact Philmont Training Center:
575-376-2281
trainingcenter@philmontscoutranch.org

Order of the Arrow Trail Crew

Roving Outdoor Conservation School

Trail Crew Trek

 

About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.