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Wood Badge at Philmont Overview. Where Will I Be?. Philmont Scout Ranch (Scouting’s Paradise) 137,000 Acres  214 Square Miles 869,099 Scouts since 1939 Philmont Training Center (PTC) Days 1-3 Only National Volunteer BSA Training Center Mixed Classroom/Outdoor Environment

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Wood badge at philmont overview

Wood Badge at PhilmontOverview


Where will i be

Where Will I Be?

  • Philmont Scout Ranch (Scouting’s Paradise)

    • 137,000 Acres  214 Square Miles

    • 869,099 Scouts since 1939

  • Philmont Training Center (PTC)

    • Days 1-3

    • Only National Volunteer BSA Training Center

    • Mixed Classroom/Outdoor Environment

  • Rayado Ridge Camp

    • Days 4-6

    • Back Country Camping

    • Outdoor Environment


Getting to philmont

Getting To Philmont

  • Just South of Cimarron, New Mexico

  • ~ 600 miles

  • ~ 10 Hours Driving

    • 6 Dallas <-> Amarillo

    • 4 Amarillo <-> Cimarron

  • Speed very strictly monitored in Cimarron!

  • Mountain Time Zone

  • Sunday Check-In at PTC 4:00 – 6:00pm


Driving overview

Driving Overview


Cimarron detail

Cimarron Detail


Philmont training center

Philmont Training Center


Facilities comparison

Facilities Comparison

PTC

Rayado Ridge Camp

Walled 2-Person Tents on Platforms

Cots with Mattresses

Latrines (Red Roof Inn)

Hot Showers (maybe!)

Cooking by Patrol

Food Issued by QMs

Mess Kits Needed

Dining Fly

Patrol Table

  • Walled 2-Person Tents on Platforms

  • Cots with Mattresses

  • Electricity in Tent

  • Bureau in Tent

  • Restrooms, Hot Showers

  • Laundromat

  • Dining Hall

  • Some Cell Coverage

  • Wi-Fi


Special considerations

Special Considerations

  • Dehydration !!!

  • PTC is over 6,000’ Above Sea Level

  • Altitude Sickness

  • Sun Protection

  • Cool Nights, Warm Days

  • Afternoon Thundershowers

  • Bears / Mountain Lions

  • Mini-Bears

  • Dehydration !!!


Things to do

Things to Do

  • Enjoy Wood Badge!!

  • Enjoy Nature at it’s Finest!

  • Villa Philmonte Tours

  • Philmont Museum Adjacent to PTC

  • Tooth of Time Traders at Base Camp

    • www.toothoftimetraders.com

  • Cimarron Art Gallery

    • www.cimarronartgallery.com

  • Sunday Prior to Check In, Wednesday, Saturday After Course


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