philmont treks - Philmont Scout Ranch

Mar 13, 2018 - search and rescue personnel. Philmont's camping ...... Mexican Homestead @ Abreu; Search & Rescue, ...... Against an azure sky. Philmont ...
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PHILMONT TREKS 2018 Itinerary Guidebook 7-Day Treks

MISSION OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. A PICTURE OF THE FUTURE FOR SCOUTING’S SECOND CENTURY In Scouting’s second century, we are building the leaders of tomorrow. Scouting’s dynamic and engaging journey beckons to America’s young people. Our exciting programs and outdoor adventures inspire lives of leadership, character, and service. Relevant and adaptive, we are a trusted advocate for youth. Our adult volunteers and employees are widely admired for their leadership excellence. The Boy Scouts of America is strong and financially secure. True to our mission, Scouting reflects our nation in its ethnic diversity and shapes our nation by developing responsible citizens. VISION STATEMENT – PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH It is the vision of the Philmont Scout Ranch to continue to positively impact the lives of young people and their Scouting leaders through inspiring and effective delivery of the finest Scouting possible through backcountry adventures and training center experiences. It is our further vision that these experiences will be expanded to help meet increasing demands. All future growth must be accomplished with minimal ecological impact on resources to insure the preservation of this great asset to serve future generations of Scouts.

PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH AND TRAINING CENTER Delivering Wilderness and Learning Experiences That Last A Lifetime

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 2018 - Setting the Course.............................................................................................................. 1 Physical Conditioning ......................................................................................................................... 1 Wilderness First Aid/CPR Training Requirements/Certifications ....................................................... 1 Annual BSA Health and Medical Record ............................................................................................ 1 Philmont Weight Limits for Backpacking & Hiking ............................................................................. 2 Special Food Needs for Allergic or Religious Reasons ........................................................................ 3 Accident and Sickness Insurance ........................................................................................................ 3 Emergency Transportation ................................................................................................................. 4 The Philmont Crew Leadership Team ................................................................................................ 4 Adult Leadership — BSA Policy ..................................................................................................... 4 Crew Leader .................................................................................................................................. 6 Chaplain’s Aide.............................................................................................................................. 6 Wilderness Pledge Guia (Spanish word for Guide) ....................................................................... 6 Philmont Rangers ............................................................................................................................... 6 The Adventure Begins .................................................................................................................. 7 Tour Director ...................................................................................................................................... 7 Transportation .................................................................................................................................... 7 Public Carriers ..........................................................