Fwd: Come back to Philmont on your own this summer!

posted Mar 9, 2017, 9:05 AM by Chicora District   [ updated Mar 9, 2017, 9:05 AM ]

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From: Philmont Scout Ranch, Boy Scouts of America <camping@philmontscoutranch.org>
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Sent: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 6:06 am
Subject: Come back to Philmont on your own this summer!

You can sign up individually and join youth from across the country!
You can come to Philmont on your own this summer! You're invited to sign up individually to delve into the ecology and conservation work behind Philmont as part of the Roving Outdoor Conservation School Trek, Trail Crew Trek, STEM Trek or any other Individual Trek! 

"Three Weeks of Outdoor Science Education in a 140,000-Acre Wilderness Laboratory"

Duration: 21 Days
Age: 16-20
Cost:  $545

Scouts and Venturers interested in conservation, resource management, and environmental science are encouraged to apply for the ROCS Trek. Participants trek through Philmont and its surrounding areas to learning about forestry, fire ecology, entomology, wildlife management, geology, and much more. In addition, treks will learn advanced "Leave No Trace" techniques. Ultimately, ROCS will challenge participants in education, nature, and adventure. Both male and female crews are offered.
"A 12-Day Trek Learning the 'Whys' and 'Hows' of Your Surroundings" 

Duration: 12 Days and nights
Age: 14-20
Cost: $895

The STEM Trek is an exciting program at Philmont Scout Ranch for males and females who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. STEM will offer each participant the chance to explore the Philmont backcountry in a whole new way! Investigate the why and how behind backcountry programs like rifle shooting, blacksmithing and rock climbing. Led by knowledgeable staff, participants will explore modern scientific principles in physics and biology as well as historical examples of technology employed by miners, loggers and homesteaders during the 19th century.

"Build the Ultimate Conservation Skill Set"

Duration: 14 Days
Age: 16-20
Cost: $300

TCT is a co-ed 14-day educational trek focusing on conservation and leadership development. TCT involves seven days of trail-building, a seven-day educational trek through Philmont, hands-on experience with a variety of conservation projects on the ranch and visits from guest speakers involved in conservation and resource management. TCT provides a strong foundation for participants to become involved in conservation in their communities.

In addition to ROCS, TCT & STEM, we have several other Individual Treks available, including:

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