Istrouma Area Council is pleased to announce availability of 4 crews for the 2018 Philmont season. If your unit (troop, ship, post, crew) applied for, but did not receive a 2018 trek and you're interested in one of the council contingent crews, have your adult leaders email High.Adventure@cox.net today.
Individual Scouts and Scouters, if your troop isn't planning a 2018 Philmont trip and you're interested in going, we may be able to find you a slot in one of the Council Contingent crews. Email High.Adventure@cox.net today.
What is Philmont?!
Here are the trip details to date. Specifics may change.
When: June 23, 2018 through July 6, 2018
Cost: $1650 per person.
This includes fees, transportation, meals, and "lodging." Gear, snacks, and souvenirs are not included. The final cost will be announced soon. Philmont requires a minimum of 2 crew members in each crew to certify in Wilderness First Aid and CPR w/AED. The council does not pay for this training.
Transportation and Lodging: Chartered Motor Coach
Departing from the Scout Office around noon on June 23rd and returning the afternoon of July 6th. Straight through bus ride. Meal and fuel stops only.
Youth and Adult applications will be available soon and require a $250 deposit per trekker when submitted.
Participation is limited to Istrouma Area Council - BSA members at this time.