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Philmont Advisor Workshop (PAW)

Register By Individual Fee $10
Location A City Near You Length 2 hours
Age Minimum 18
Crew Size N/A
Instructor Experienced Philmont Staff
Registration Anytime

The Philmont Advisor Workshop (PAW) is an exciting program developed to help adult advisors confidently lead their crew in Philmont trek preparations. PAW participants will enjoy an instructional introduction to Philmont and achieve a thorough understanding of the following:

  • Physical conditioning
  • Philmont-issued gear
  • Conducting a shakedown hike
  • Crew leadership positions
  • Preparing youth leaders prior to your trek
  • Travel to and from Philmont
  • Establishing a crew Philmont committee

PAW programs provide key knowledge to crew advisors to encourage constructive and smooth preparations for your Philmont trek.

WHAT TO EXPECT

PAW courses will be two hour evening workshops (typically 7:00pm-9:00pm) and will cover skills such as what kind of gear to take on your trek, tips and tricks for getting into the proper physical condition for a Philmont trek, and a rundown of the different leadership positions within your crew and how you can better prepare the youth for their leadership role.

WHO IS INVITED?

All adult advisors – whether registered for an upcoming trek, or just generally interested in learning more about Philmont – are invited to attend a Field-PASS course.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The cost is and covers PAW materials including the PAW Patch.

WHEN AND WHERE

Dates and locations for 2017 will be posted as soon as they are finalized.

Revised on 3/16/2017

 

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.