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  1. Welcome to the… Cimarron, New Mexico

  2. Where is PTC? • Northeast corner of New Mexico • Near the Village of Cimarron • Sangre de Cristo Mountains • Elevation of 6,700’ • Across the street (Hwy-21) from the • Camping Headquarters • 4-hour drive from Denver • 3-hour drive from Colorado Springs • 2.5-hour drive from Santa Fe • 3-hour drive from Albuquerque Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  3. How’s The Weather Down There? Nights Days 75° – 95 ° It’s a dry heat! (Very low humidity) Afternoon showers from 2:00pm – 4:00pm (July to August) Bring sunscreen and a jacket 45° – 55 ° It’s a dry cold! Occasional nighttime showers and cool winds Bring a sleeping bag Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  4. Who Was Waite Phillips? • Fortune made from oil • Younger brother of the men who formed Phillips 66 • Formed his own oil company • Dreamed of ranch life in the west • Amassed over 300,000 acres • Philanthropic, especially after selling his company • Donated over 127,000 acres to the BSA to strengthen a boy’s character and physical growth • Throughout his life, he gave away over half of his fortune Waite Phillips 1883-1964 Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  5. Villa Philmonte: The Summer Home of Waite Phillips • Waite Phillips believed that top-notch adult training could take place at the donated facilities. • The summer of 1950 saw the beginning of what PTC is today. • The program took off when the PTC begin offering family program, in addition to adult training by top-notch leaders. Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  6. All levels of Scouting • Cub Scouts • Boy Scouts • Venture • All Positions of Scouting • Unit • District • Council Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  7. PTC Promo Video (click here to open video on youtube) Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  8. Professionally-Trained Program Staff from around the Nation and World Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  9. Family Program Groups Nursery 2 months – 2 year olds Small Fry 3-5 year olds Cowgirls 6-7 year old girls Cowpokes 6-7 year old boys Bandits (combined Cowgirls & Cowpokes) Ropers 8-10 year old girls Deputies 8-9 year old boys Sidewinders 10 year old boys Mustangs 11-13 year old girls Trailblazers I 11-12 year old boys Trailblazers II 13 year old boys Broncos 14-18 year olds Mountain Trek 14-18 year olds Silverados 18+ Spouses and non- conference attendees Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  10. Age-Appropriate Activities Depending upon age, participants of the family program will enjoy: - Archery and Air-Rifle Shooting - COPE Course (high- and low- ropes course) - Dutch Oven Cooking - Handicraft Projects and Instructional Classes - Hikes in Philmont’s backcountry - Horse Rides • - Nature Hikes • - Overnighter in the backcountry • - Pony Rides • Tours of the Kit Carson Museum (Rayado) • and the Villa Philmonte Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  11. Special Opportunities • Mountain Treks • - Backpacking expedition for 14-20 year olds. • Unique 5-day backcountry experience exclusive to PTC family program • Hiking itineraries are customized according to the skills of the individuals • Every night is spent at a staffed backcountry camp • - Participants engage in the same activities as traditional treks • NAYLE (National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience) • A co-ed, outdoor-based training in leadership and teamwork for 14-20 year olds. • One week program at Rocky Mountain Scout Camp, the foothills of the Tooth of Time • Motivates participants to help others succeed through servant leadership • Encourages ethical decision-making based on the Scout Oath & Scout Law, using positive reinforcement, and practicing servant leadership throughout life. Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  12. NAYLE Promo Video (click here to open video on youtube) Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  13. 2011 PTC Conference Options 10 Weeks of World-Class Training (press button for schedule) Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  14. Conference Week Schedule Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  15. Wednesday is Family Day: Explore! • Depending upon your specific course, Wednesday might have a session in the morning. • Available activities include (but are certainly not limited to): • Hiking: • Some of Philmont’s most popular trails are available to PTC participants…Lover’s Leap, • T-Rex, Urraca Loop, Nature Trail. (The Tooth of Time is reserved for certain older-aged groups • of the PTC family program, depending upon the amount of participants in the Trailblazer program.) • Philmont’s Museums • Villa Philmonte, Philmont Museum & Ernest Thompson Seton Memorial Library, Kit • Carson “Rayado” Museum • The Village of Cimarron • Rich Western History • The Town of Taos • Known for art galleries and restaurants. Check out the white water rafting • The Town of Raton • Visit and hike the Capulin Volcano • Many more activities are waiting to be found! • Just stop by the PTC office and our staff will gladly help Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  16. How Do I Sign Up? • Starting in 2010, you do not need approval from a Scout Executive • or personal invitation to attend. Everyone is invited! • Register on-line via “My Scouting” Website • 1.https://myscouting.scouting.org • 2. If first time to site… “Register” • 3. Go to “Events” • 4.Go to “Event Registration” fill in profile if needed • 5.Go to “Philmont Training Center” • 6.Go to “Philmont Training Center 2011 Conference Registration” • 7. Begin the registration process and payment Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…

  17. Well? Do you hear the Philmont Training Center calling YOU? Come by yourself, with a Scouting partner, or make it a family event… get a Mountain-Toptraining experience at Boy Scouts’ “Crown Jewel of High Adventure” Philmont

  18. ? Any Questions? 575-376-2281 ptc@scouting.org Delivering educational experiences that last a lifetime…