Expedition advisers must be physically capable of hiking and camping in Philmont's high mountains for the length of the expedition.Each expedition adviser is expected to reflect high moral standards established by custom, traditional values, and religious training.Each adult must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America.Each Philmont expedition or group must have at least two BSA registered adult advisers for Scout groups.Youth must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America, and may participate in a Philmont expedition in one of the following ways: The best available adult leadership should be recruited to accompany each crew.In keeping with the policy of the Boy Scouts of America, there are no gender restrictions for adult leadership at Philmont except that each coed Venturing crew must have coed adult leaders.
Campsites are designed to comfortably accommodate a maximum of 12 persons.
Our experience has proven that this is the best size for a Philmont crew.
You will find handling crew chores more efficient, food distribution best, and program opportunities greater.
Participants 18 through 20 years of age may be counted as youth or adult crew members.
Coed Venturing crews are required to provide coed leadership while en route to and from Philmont and while hiking the trails of Philmont.