Philmont Contingent


JULY 15-28, 2018


Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national High Adventure Base.  It covers 137,000 acres about 214 square miles of rugged mountain wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) range of the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico.  Philmont Scout Ranch operates 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps.  Philmont has high mountains with rough terrain and elevations that range from 6,500 to 12,441 feet.  You and your crew will embark on a great outdoor Scouting experience hiking one of 32 treks.  Your Philmont trek will leave you with lasting memories and lifetime values.  It will change your life forever!

As part of the Seneca Waterways Council Contingent all travel plans, transportation and activities are included.  Individual Scouts and groups of Scouts from a Troop or Troops may join the Contingent.  All crews within the contingent are based on 8-10 Scouts and 2-4 adult advisors, maximum size being 12 per crew. 

The cost of the trip is $2,700 per person with a $500 deposit at time of registration, $500 by December 1, 2017, $1,000 by February 1, 2018 and a final payment of $700 by April 1, 2018. Airfare is estimated at $750 per person round trip, if airfare is secured for less than $750 the difference will be refunded to the participant upon the trips conclusion. Due to vendor agreements, all fees paid are non refundable but are transferable to another qualified individual. 

*dates may vary by a day due to plane schedules. Final price will be determined after airfare and transportation have been secured. 

File Name Description
2018 - Philmont Contingent Application This is the application form that should be used for youth and adults to express interest in being part of the 2018 Philmont contingent from the Seneca Waterways Council. Download