PHILMONT 2019

Calling all Boy Scouts and Scouters: Plan a lifelong memory with a trip to Philmont Scout Ranch. Troop 199 plans to return to Philmont the Summer of 2019. Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national high-adventure base. It’s more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness challenges Scouts and Scouters. Philmont provides an unforgettable adventure in sky-high backpacking country along hundreds of miles of rugged, rocky trails. Program features combine the best of the Old West – horseback riding, gold panning, chuckwagon dinners, and interpretive history – with exciting challenges for today, such as rock climbing, burro racing, mountain biking, and shotgun and rifle shooting. It’s an unbeatable recipe for fast-moving fun and the outdoors. Boy Scouts must be first class and at least 14 years of age by early June 8, 2019. Preference will be given to older scouts. This will be a two week trip that departs on June 6, 2019 and returns June 20, 2019. The estimated cost for Philmont 2017, which includes train/airfare, bus transportation, and Philmont fees will be approximately $1,700. Please let Mr. Hobson know if you are interested in attending Philmont 2017 or want more information on this trip. You also can get more information on Philmont at www.phimont.com.