Philmont Training Center


Philmont Training Center

The Philmont Training Center (PTC), located at the well-known Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico, has been the National Training Center of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) since 1950. The PTC offers week-long training conferences from June through September for council, district, and unit volunteers, BSA professionals, and youth leaders. The PTC also offers age-specific activities for family members including a Mountain Trek hiking program for youth ages 14 to 20.

Program

Families arrive at the PTC on Sunday and depart on the following Saturday. Meals are served in dining halls, and participants are housed in large wall tents on platforms with twin beds and cabinet located near showers, restrooms, medical facilities, and recreation areas.Conferences use the latest tools, audiovisuals, and techniques and are led by a faculty of experienced BSA leaders. The program fees include meals, lodging, and conference and family program materials.

ee also

* National Advanced Youth Leader Experience
* Mortimer L. Schiff Scout Reservation

References


* [http://www.scouting.org/philmont/ptc/index.html Official website]

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