Philmont Training Center


Scouting for Jewish Youth

Designed for Jewish unit leaders, council Jewish Committee on Scouting members, other Jewish Scouters, and Jewish and non-Jewish professional staff and non-Jewish council membership committee members. Topics will include: Special Considerations in Dealing with Jewish Institutions; How to Form a New, Sustainable Unit at a Jewish Institution; How to Form or Reorganize a local council Jewish Committee on Scouting; The Three Jobs of a local council Jewish Committee on Scouting; Jewish Programming for Local Units and Councils; Scheduling meetings and Events While Respecting the Holidays of All Faith Traditions; the Jewish Religious Emblem Program; Adult Recognitions; Developing Relationships with the Jewish Scouts of Other Nations; Jewish Religious Observances in Scout Settings; the Jewish Scoutmaster’s Minute; a day of solutions. [Special considerations will be made for those participants who observe Tisha B’Av which is observed on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, 2018.]


Week 6: July 15-21


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.