The fee for Conference Participants is $265 for the week. For Spouses and Children over 18, $200. Children ages 6 to 18 are $160. Children ages 3-5 are $100. Children 2 and under are $25. Mountain Trek is $190 and NJLIC fees are $200. Fees include all meals, conference and program materials, and lodging.
How does a scouter... 1. Get informed about courses offered at PTC? Subscribe to the Philmont mailing list, read Scouting Magazine, and through your local council. 2. Get on a mailing list (if such an animal exists) for the offerings of PTC? There is no mailing list. 3. Go about signing up for a course (in other words, is it like signing up for a trek, having to get on a waiting list)? Invitation to these conferences is only upon the recommendation and approval of the local council or one of the BSAís National Committees. This year was the first that the majority of the conferences at PTC filled up. This was the largest summer ever at PTC. Here is how the process works: In August we mail a packet of information and a schedule for the upcoming year to each council. Between October 15 and April 1 they are supposed to return a list of the Scouters in that council who should be invited to a conference. A letter of invitation is mailed from the Chief Scout Executive to all of the people suggested by the council. Applications for a conference are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis (until either the conference or the tent city fills up)Details for Fall courses:
Week 1 - June 4-10 District Key-3 District Committee Administration of Commissioner Service Unit Commissioner Training Management Seminar Council and District Activities Learning For Life Program Week 2 - June 11-17 Boy Scout Advancement Boy Scout Roundtables Training Boy Scout Leaders Order of the Arrow National Leadership Seminar Strictly For Scoutmasters Developing the SPL & the Patrol Method in the Troop Order of the Arrow Advisers Seminar Teaching Basic Boy Scout Camping Skills National Junior Leader Instructor Camp Week 3 - June 18-24 Boy Scout Advancement Training Boy Scout Leaders Scout Oath & Law in Action Conducting A Council Junior Leader Training Course Working With Scouts With Disabilities Venture Patrol and Varsity Team Asian Emphasis Hispanic Emphasis National Junior Leader Instructor Camp Week 4 - June 25-July 1 Quality Cub Scout Roundtables Training Cub Scout Leaders Cub Scout Camping Strictly for Cubmasters Webelos Scout Program Cub Scout Pow Wow Leadership Week 5 - July 1-7 Scouting in the LDS Church National Junior Leader Instructor Camp (July 2-8) Week 6 - July 9-15 United Methodist Scouters' Workshop Membership/Relationships Committee Scouting in the Catholic Church Scouting and the Church's Ministry Scouting Serves the Jewish Community Marketing and Public Relations Scouting in Community Organizations National Junior Leader Instructor Camp Week 7 - July 16-22 Major Gifts/Endowment James E. West Fellowship Professional Development Level II* Advanced District Administration* Scoutreach (Urban and Rural) Scouting in the African/American Community Venturing, District and Council Administration National Junior Leader Instructor Camp Week 8 - July 23-29 People Management I* People Management Level II* Quality Cub Scout Roundtables Implementing the New Train the Trainer Marketing Cub Scouting Quality Pack Program Venturing, Crew Level Program Teaching Basic Boy Scout Camping Skills National Junior Leader Instructor Camp Week 9 - July 30-August 5 Quality Cub Scout Roundtables Training Cub Scout Leaders Cub Scout Camping Strictly for Cubmasters Wolf and Bear Cub Scout Den Programs Tiger Cub Den Program New Pack Trainer/Den Leader Coach Week 10- August 6-12 District Key 3 District Committee Administration of Commissioner Service Unit Commissioner Council Key 3 Health and Safety/Risk Management Utilizing Camp Properties Week 11 - August 13-19 District Key 3 District Committee Administration of Commissioner Service Unit Commissioner Training Management Seminar International Scouting Learning For Life Program Week 12 - September 17-23 Advanced Boy Scout Leader Camping Skills** Council High Adventure Trek Planning** Project COPE Director Training** Essentials of Climbing and Rapelling** Search & Rescue Management** Leave No Trace** Boy Scout Membership Growth Scouting the Environment Venturing, District and Council Administration Scouting for the Home Schooled * Professional Development Conferences ** Outdoor conferences that require a Philmont physical
Advanced Boy Scout Leader Camping Skills
Will prepare the experienced Scouter to instruct other Scouters in advanced outdoor skills on a district or council level. This train-the-trainer session will include a variety of effective teaching techniques for advanced outdoor skills instruction. Strong Boy Scout camping skills is a prerequisite. This course will involve backpacking and requires participants to be in excellent physical condition, and a complete Philmont Health and Medical Record signed by a physician is required.
Boy Scout Membership Growth
September is the height of youth recruiting in most councils. This pace is nonstop, but itís a great time to involve your council membership chair, new unit chair, or Boy Scout recruiting chair in planning for the new year. For those responsible for growth and expansion of the Boy Scout program.
The Essentials of Climbing/Rappelling
Designed to support volunteers in teaching safe climbing techniques to Scout leaders and Scouts. Will focus on the BSAís new Climb on Safely emphasis. This course requires participants to be in excellent physical condition, and a complete Philmont Health and Medical Record signed by a physician is required.
Council High Adventure Trek Planning
For those responsible for developing and carrying out High Adventure and trek training programs in councils and units. Participants in the conference must be in excellent physical condition with good hiking and camping skills. A complete Philmont Health and Medical Record signed by a physician is required.
Scouting for the Home Schooled
The number of home-schooled youth is growing throughout America and the parents of these youth are looking for programs like Scouting to provide both curriculum support and peer activities. This conference is for those who wish to find out more about how to find and serve these youth and for home schoolers who wish to use Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, or Learning for Life to serve their own youth. Week 12
There is no special program or modification of program at Philmont, and this program is (as it says) to help home schoolers and those that want to serve home schoolers. Since the traditional way to recruit Scouts is through the schools and these young people aren't there - many miss the chance to join.