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Form a crew of 7-12 adults and youth.
Register for the trek lottery in November, two years prior to your trek.
Lottery winners are notified after the first week in December.
Contact your local council and ask to join a contingent crew.
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Each council has a guaranteed number of pre-approved council contingent crew reservations each summer. These units do not participate in the Philmont lottery. Council contingent crew participants typically come from multiple different troops. Contact your local council office to learn about contingent joining a contingent crew.
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.
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