Trailblazers

Trailblazers will enjoy a schedule of activities that varies from week to week. The Boy Scout program may include day hikes, an overnighter in Philmont's backcountry, a horse ride*, nature activities and games, archery, air rifle shooting, and handicrafts.

Trailblazers must have a BSA Annual Health & Medical Record "Parts A & B" form signed by a physician within the past 12 months and must bring the equipment listed for overnight hikes.

* Horse rides are controlled trail rides. Riders must have an inseam of at least 26 inches, must weigh less than 200 pounds, and must wear a helmet at all times.

 

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.