The Philmont Staff Association
Who can join?
If you are a current or former seasonal staff member of Philmont you can…
If you are a current or former PTC instructor, host or facilitator you can…
If you were an instructor at Philmont for NJLIC or NAYLE Staff you can…
Double H Staff
If you are a former seasonal staff member of the Double H you can…
Benefits of Membership
Get in touch with other members of the PSA or locate your former tent mate to send them a holiday card.
Receive our award-winning High Country magazine in digital or paper format at least six times a year. Special editions too!
Reunions and Treks
Participate in our annual reunion at Philmont. Trek the backcountry in the summer and fall. And attend local reunions.
Cast your vote for our governing board every three years and even run for a position yourself.
Ways The PSA Supports Philmont Staff
The Annual Fund was started in 1999 to give our members an avenue to provide direct financial support to the Philmont Staff Association and its mission. Our support of Philmont, the seasonal staff, and the wilderness adventure depends on the success of the Annual Fund. Give today…
Building HOmE. The Philmont Ranch Committee and Philmont management have invited us to construct our own standalone PSA office building as part of their Philmont Museum Expansion. Learn more…
Another season at Philmont is right around the corner, and again I bring my request for former staffers to volunteer to befriend a staff group at Philmont this summer. Hiring is nearly complete, camps and trails are being prepared, and the winter moisture is being assessed. Learn more…
Our Rayado scholarships have been around since our founding in 1973. But over the years we’ve expanded our giving to include individual ROCS, Trail Crew Trek, OA Trail Crew, and STEM treks as well as college tuition for returning seasonal staff. Learn more…
- Building HOmE Pledges – 41.01 41.01%
- Building HOmE Receipts – 24.34 24.34%
- 2016 Annual Fund (24.7) 24.7%
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Recent Blog Posts
Philmont Advisor Skills School and Philmont Advisor Workshop The Philmont Advisor Skills School (PASS) and Philmont Advisor Workshop (PAW) programs were launched during the fall of 2015 to better train adult advisors in how to prepare their crews for an upcoming...read more
Please join me in welcoming our new and returning 2017–2019 PSA officers! Thanks to all who ran but were not selected, we invite and encourage you to continue to support Philmont’s staff on one of our many active committees. Thanks to all who voted as well. Your...read more
The Philmont Staff Association will honor two distinguished and long-serving members of the Philmont staff, Father Donald Hummel and Doug Palmer, as recipients of the association’s 2016 Silver Sage Awards on Saturday, July 9, 2016. All current staff members are...read more