Philmont Scout Ranch

Nevada Area Council Contingency

June 17-July 1, 2018



A once in a lifetime opportunity awaits for a select number of Scouts and Adults to participate in the June 2018 Nevada Area Council Philmont Scout Ranch contingency.

Three groups of 12 participants each (9 youth and 3 adults per group) will embark from Reno, Nevada traveling to Philmont Scout Ranch for a 12-day backpacking experience in the New Mexico wilderness.

The three groups will travel to and from Philmont together but while there will participate in three select and different tracks providing opportunity and adventure for all at various levels of difficulty.  

Youth participants must be 14 years of age or 13 and have completed the 8th grade by the start of the excursion while adult leaders must be 21 years of age or older.  

An information meeting was hosted at the Council office on February 1, 2017 where the following presentation with additional information was shared.  

Please be sure to view the promotional video:




Online REGISTRATION for this once in a lifetime experience is available at the Council website   (press the “continue as a guest” button) or find under the Camping tab.  The overall cost for the event is $2,000 per person with monthly installment payments, all administered online.  A $100 deposit is required at the time of the first registration.  Registration for the contingency is due by April 15, 2017.  



For additional information or questions, please email or call 775-787-1111.