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Philmont Training Center

The Philmont Training Center (PTC) is the only national volunteer training center for the Boy Scouts of America. Since 1950, PTC has provided a unique environment for training volunteer and professional leaders, and a fun family program for every member of the family. Each year, more than 6,000 Scouters and family members attend PTC.

Each conference features the latest tools and techniques, audiovisuals, discussions, idea sharing, and activities led by a faculty of experienced Scouters. All registered Scouters are invited to attend training center courses; council approval is no longer required.

Attending Conferences

Here is everything you need to know to attend a conference at the Philmont Training Center—from check-in through checkout.

Family programs

The Philmont Training Center offers family programs for boys and girls of all ages and spouses, while a Scout leader is in a summer conference

NAYLE (National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience)

The National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is the ultimate in training experiences for youth leaders. It is conducted for older young men and women who have the potential for being on the staff of the council junior leader training or youth leader training conference. The NAYLE program takes place at the Rayado Leadership Mesa, approximately 8 miles from base camp and situated in the beautiful foothills viewing Urraca Mesa and Crater Peak.

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Training Center Facilities

Read about the accommodations and facilities available to you at PTC and review the important policies pertaining to attendees.

Help Promote The Training Center!

Help spread the word about PTC! Our PowerPoint presentation is perfect for Roundtables, Universities of Scouting, or any other meeting on the local, district, or council levels. You'll also find information on our Master's Track Square Knot award. Keep checking for more changes and updates.

For more information about conferences or the Philmont Training Center, contact:

Philmont Training Center
Philmont Scout Ranch
17 Deer Run Road
Cimarron, NM 87714

Phone: 575-376-2281
Fax: 575-376-2629
E-mail: trainingcenter@philmontscoutranch.org

 

About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.