Council Calendar

Philmont Scout Ranch 101 (Orientation)

Saturday, April 7, 2018
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
Boy Scout Camping Venturing
(Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008))

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America's largest national High Adventure Base. Its 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps provide an unforgettable adventure in the high country along hundreds of miles of rugged, rocky trails.

Learn More

Anyone interested in learning more about Philmont should attend. The Philmont orientation meeting covers:

  • What is Philmont.
  • Who can go to Philmont.
  • What to expect from Philmont
  • Council contingent versus individual unit registrations
  • Required trainings
  • Appropriate equipment to take to Philmont
  • Physical expectations for Philmont
  • Required health forms and weight limits
  • How to train for Philmont
  • What NOT to do at Philmont!
  • Cooking ideas and suggestions

Following the orientation, a council contingent leaders meeting (for this year's leaders) will be held to cover transportation, departure, contingent leader responsibilities, etc. and answer questions