Philmont Training Center


National Scouting Historian Summit

The first ever week-long summit for Scouting Historians, jointly sponsored by the Order of the Arrow and the National Scouting Museum will immerse participants in the Rules, Tools, and Strategies for capturing and preserving Scouting's rich heritage. Scouting Historian experts will guide Scouts and Scouters in a variety of essential topics including:

  • Archival and preservation best practices
  • Preservation and strategic practices
  • Developing Scouting history websites
  • Conducting living histories and interviews
  • Historical narrative story-telling
  • Preserving your Council and Lodge history
  • Scouting art detectives
  • Advanced management of collections


Week 1: June 9-15


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.