2014 Philmont Conference Documents

The 2014 Philmont International Representatives Conference was a huge success attended by 38 participants from June 8 – 14, 2014. This conference’s international faculty was Mr. Leonardo Morales (left) from the Interamerican Region Committee. He shared his experiences at the region level of Scouting.

See the resources below distributed to the participants. These documents may be of use to you in your council’s international programs.

World Organization of the Scout Movement


This presentation will give you an overview of the organization of which the Boy Scouts of America is a member.

Baden-Powell Fellowship


This is a major program of the World Scout Foundation.

Order of the Condor


This is a major program of the Interamerican Scout Foundation.

International Department Overview


Learn about the responsibilities of the members of the International Department.

2015 World Scout Jamboree


Preliminary information from the BSA and the Scout Association of Japan.

International Representative Overview


See the questions used in a "Jeopardy"–style game to describe IR responsibilities.

Council International Committee


See the basics about starting and maintaining your own council international committee.

International Recognitions/Programs


Learn about the insignia and awards available to recognize a Scout's involvement in the world Scouting movement.

BSA Overseas


Learn about the support for Scouts outside of the United States continuing on the path to Eagle.

Messengers of Peace


Learn about the new global service project and how BSA members are participating.

Traveling Overseas With Scouts


See tips from an experienced Scout leader regarding international travel with Scouts.

Holding a Council-Run International Camp


See a guide from a camp chief with 15 years of experience organizing this type of event.

International, European, and Korean Camp
Staff Programs


Provides Scouts opportunities to work in BSA camps for international Scouts and to volunteer in other Scout associations' camps for BSA members.

Contingent Program


Opportunities for Scouts and Venturers to attend international events as members of a BSA contingent.

World Friendship Fund


Local collections of change at unit events turn into grants for Scouts around the world.



Learn about the Kandersteg International Scout Centre in Switzerland.