Learning at Philmont, 2006
The Philmont Training Center (PTC), the BSA national facility at Philmont Scout
Ranch near Cimarron, N.M., offers weeklong training conferences from June
through September for council, district, and unit volunteers, professional
Scouters, and junior leaders. Also available are age-specific activities for
family members, including (except during weeks 1 and 12) a Mountain Trek hiking program for youth 14 to 20 years old.
Families arrive on Sunday and depart the following Saturday. Meals are served in dining halls; housing is in large wall tents on platforms, with twin beds and cabinet, located near showers and restrooms, medical facilities, and recreation areas.
Conferences feature the latest tools, audiovisuals, and techniques and are led by a faculty of experienced Scouters.
Fees include meals, lodging, and conference and family program materials: conference participants, $385; spouses and children over 20, $270; children ages 6 to 20, $215; ages 3 to 5, $140; 2 and under, $45; Mountain Trek, $290; and National Advanced Youth Leader Experience (NAYLE), $290.
Participants must have local council approval. More information is available at
www.scouting.org/philmont/ptc; at local council service centers; by phone, (505) 376-2281; FAX, 505-376-2629; or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2006 PTC SUMMER/FALL SCHEDULE
June 4-10: Finance/Scoutreach/Professional Development.
Scoutreach: Serving the Hispanic-American/Latino Market; Administration of Learning for Life; Endowment Fellowship Week; Major Gifts/Endowment; Running a Successful FOS Campaign and More; Teaching Basic Outdoor Skills; Strictly for Boy Scout Trainers; Strictly for Scoutmasters; Developing Supplemental Training Courses.
June 11-17: Council & District Operations.
District Key 3A Leadership Team; Commissioner Administration for Quality Scouting; The Unit CommissionerMeeting Unit Needs; District Committees That Work; Training Management Seminar; Council and District Activities Leadership; New Youth Leadership Training Continuum; Troop OperationsThe Relation Between the Committee, Scoutmaster, and Scout.
June 18-24: Boy Scouting/NAYLE.
Boy Scout Advancement; Order of the Arrow LLDC; New Youth Leadership Training Continuum; Building Strong Scout Troops; Webelos Scout to First Class Scout; Strictly for Boy Scout Trainers; Strictly for Scoutmasters; Teaching Basic Outdoor Skills; Geocache and Scouting; Working With Scouts With Special Needs; National Advanced Youth Leader Experience (NAYLE).
June 25-July 1: Cub Scouting/Professional Development/NAYLE.
Putting "Pizzazz" Into Cub Scouting; Cub Scout Outdoor Program; Strictly for Cubmasters; Cub Scout Roundtables; New Directions in Membership Growth; Training Cub Scout Leaders; New Youth Leadership Training Continuum; Connecting Character with Cub Scouting; Advanced District Administration; NAYLE.
July 1-7: LDS Relationships Week/NAYLE.
Scouting in the LDS Church**; NAYLE (July 2-8).
July 8-14: LDS Relationships Week/NAYLE.
Scouting in the LDS Church**; NAYLE (July 9-15).
July 16-22: Council & District Operations/Relationships/NAYLE.
District Key 3A Leadership Team; Commissioner Administration for Quality Scouting; The Unit CommissionerMeeting Unit Needs; Membership/Relationships Committee; Scouting in the Catholic Church; Scouting in the Church's Ministry; Religious Emblems for Youth and Adults; United Methodist Scouter's Workshop; NAYLE.
July 23-29: Council & District Operations/Professional Development/NAYLE.
District Key 3A Leadership Team; Council Key 3Lead Scouting to the Future; Commissioner Administration for Quality Scouting; The Unit CommissionerMeeting Unit Needs; Membership Growth Ideas for Districts & Councils; Training Management Seminar; People Management 1; Professional Development Level 2; NAYLE.
July 30-Aug. 5: Cub Scouting/Health & Safety/International.
International Scouting; Health and Safety/Risk Management; Training Cub Scout Leaders; Leading Pack Camping; Strictly for Cubmasters; Webelos Scout Program; Supercharging Den and Pack Programs; Cub Scout Roundtables.
Aug. 6-12: Venturing/Relationships.
VenturingThe Crew; VenturingCouncil & District Administration; High Adventure and Sports for Crew Program; Venturing Programming for Religious Groups; Training Venturing Leaders; Delivering the Venturing Program; Sea Scouting; Kodiak and Kodiak-X; Scouting in the Jewish Community.
Aug. 13-19: Boy Scouting.
Boy Scout Advancement; Teaching Basic Outdoor Skills; Creating the Great Adventure; Boy Scout Roundtables (Aug. 11-19); Using the Scout Oath and Law in Your Unit; Strictly for Scoutmasters; Strictly for Boy Scout Trainers; Scouting and Conservation USA.
Sept. 17-23: Fall Conference Week/Boy Scouting/Properties.
Strictly for Scoutmasters; Teaching Advanced Outdoor Skills; High Adventure Trek Planning; Climbing and Rappelling; Teaching Leave No Trace; Strictly for Boy Scout Trainers; Project COPE Director Training; Utilizing Council Properties; Troop OperationsThe Relation Between the Committee, Scoutmaster, and Scout; Scouting for the Home Schooled; Wilderness First Aid.
** By Division Invitation Only
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