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Born in 1938 as Philturn Rockymountain Scoutcamp, today's Philmont Scout Ranch is a bustling center for high adventure and training. Youth and adults take advantage of the ranch's camping, training, and work programs. Most activity takes place during the summer, but Philmont also offers Autumn Adventure and Winter Adventure.

More than 950,000 Scouts, Venturers, and leaders have experienced the adventure of Philmont since the first camping season in 1939. Throughout its existence, conscientious attention to low-impact camping techniques have helped maintain the ranch's wilderness flavor. The area surrounding the ranch is rich with history, from the Native Americans who made this arid land their home to the land barons of the 19th century.  The town of Cimarron boasts a number of historical buildings, including the St. James Hotel-- site of at least 26 killings during Cimarron's wilder days.

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America's largest national high-adventure base.  Its 24 staffed camps and 55 trail camps provide an unforgettable adventure in the high country along hundreds of miles of rugged, rocky hills.

Here are some upcoming opportunities to attend Philmont and other High Adventure Camps:

  • Philmont 2018 Meeting   (Mar 28, 2018)
  • Bear Creek Adventure    (Apr 27-29, 2018)
  • Philmont 2018 Meeting   (May 23, 2018)
  • Philmont 2018   (Jun 12-24, 2018)
  • Bear Creek Adventure    (Sep 21-23, 2018)
  • Powderhorn 2018 Training Weekend I - REGISTER HERE   (Sep 28-30, 2018)
  • Powderhorn 2018 Training Weekend II    (Oct 12-14, 2018)

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