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2014 Philmont
Philmont Scout Ranch


Philmont Scout Ranch


Philmont Scout Ranch



Event Description Philmont is short for the Philmont Scout Ranch, a bustling BSA center for high adventure and training. Troop 71 scouts and scouters travel to Philmont for a serious backpacking experience. The group usually takes a train from Ohio (Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati) to Raton, NM. From there, the group is bussed to the Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, NM. The group then embarks on their multi-day backpacking trek. The high-adventurers return to Beavercreek about fourteen days after their departure from Ohio. 
Date and Time TROOP 71 has been accepted for June 19 – July 2, 2014
  -- 2 crews, 4 adults and 8 scouts each

Participants will depart Dayton, OH around 16 or 17  June and will be back in town on 4 or 5 July 2014.

Location Philmont Scout Ranch, near Cimarron, NM
Cost $800 per person for PHILMONT
There will also be transportation costs.
Expect the total to be $1400 per person.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR PHILMONT REGISTRATION:
Deposit of $150 due on 15 Feb 2013
- Payment of $500 due 17 September 2013
- Payment of $375 due in January 2014
- Payment of $375 due in February 2014

Transportation costs will be due in early 2014
Activity Leader Gary George, 427-1988, 241-1989, gary1956@woh.rr.com
Required Items Activity Consent Form
Class 3 Physical Exam
Additional
Information
There will be continuing opportunities for the boys to earn money in their scout accounts and there are some scholarships available.

PLEASE DO NOT LET THE COST PREVENT YOUR SON FROM ATTENDING!

WHO MAY GO:
  -- Must be 14 years old OR have graduated 8th grade and be 13 years old. Should be 1st class scout or higher.
  -- Must be able to carry a 35-50 pound pack and hike 5-12 miles per day.

WE WILL HAVE PRACTICE HIKES AND CHOOSE A ROUTE THAT EVERYONE CAN ENJOY!!!!!!

WHAT I NEED FROM YOU RIGHT NOW:

1. E-MAIL ME DIRECTLY AT gary1956@woh.rr.com TO LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

2. LET ME KNOW WHICH START DATES WORK BEST FOR YOU (I.E. 6/19/14 OR 7/2/14)

I suspect that the 6/19/14 date will be preferred for several reasons. Please make sure to let me know if either of these dates is completely not doable for you.

If you have any questions, please let me know at my e-mail address above.