Youth Programs

NAYLE - National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience

The National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is the ultimate in training experiences for youth leaders. It is conducted for older Scouts and Venturers who have the potential for being on the staff of the council junior leader training or youth leader training conference. Scouts and Venturers must be at least 14 by the program start date but not 21 by its conclusion.

Mountain Trek

Mountain Treks are six-day hiking expeditions through Philmont's wilderness backcountry. Groups of five to 10 young people (male or female crews) are led by experienced rangers into the backcountry wilderness. Treks begin each Sunday and coincide with the Philmont Training Center conference schedule. Young men and women must be at least 14 by the program start date but not 21 by its conclusion.

STEM Trek

Take part in a 7-day STEM Trek! STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Explore the Philmont backcountry in a whole new way! Spaces are limited! Contact trainingcenter@philmontscoutranch.org for more information.

 

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.