The Philmont Staff Association
Who can join?

Seasonal Staff

If you are a current or former seasonal staff member of Philmont you can…
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PTC Instructor

If you are a current or former PTC instructor, host or facilitator you can…
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NAYLE Staff

If you were an instructor at Philmont for NJLIC or NAYLE Staff you can…
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Double H Staff

If you are a former seasonal staff member of the Double H you can…
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Not sure if you fit into any of those categories, contact Amy Boyle, VP Membership.
Benefits of Membership

Member Directory

Get in touch with other members of the PSA or locate your former tent mate to send them a holiday card.

High Country

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.

Voting

Cast your vote for our governing board every three years and even run for a position yourself.

Seasonal

Up to 3 years after
$15
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Annual

Multi-year Discounts
$32
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Family

All Staff in Family
$40
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2017 PSA Volunteer Vacation

September 16—23, 2017
The work in 2017 will continue what was started last year.

Volunteers will proceed with the construction of a new spur trail off the Sawmill and Thunder Ridge trail connecting the new Whistle Punk trail camp to the top of Cimarroncito Peak.

Registration opens March 1st.

Learn more...

2017 Scholarship Calendar

Including 13 full color photos taken at Philmont with a variety of views, seasons and activities, this calendar is perfect for work or home.
Order yours...

The Philmont Backcountry Cookbook

Recipes from the Philmont backcountry and sometimes further abroad.
Get cookin'...
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 47.51%
  • Building HOmE Receipts 32.57%
  • 2016 Annual Fund 92.84%
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Our twice a month email newsletter delivers PSA and Philmont-related happenings right to your inbox on the 10th and 25th.

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Recent Blog Posts

2017 Amigos

2017 Amigos opens April 1st. More details on the Staff Amigo program. This listing is updated regularly, but not instantly. Please understand that a department, training crew or camp may no longer be available even though it is listed as available below. Cathy...

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2017 Volunteer Vacation

The work in 2017 will continue what was started last year. Volunteers will proceed with the construction of a new spur trail off the Sawmill and Thunder Ridge trail connecting the new Whistle Punk trail camp to the top of Cimarroncito Peak. Eventually this trail will go to Cypher’s Mine, providing a route through a seldom used part of Philmont.

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The 2017 PSA Summer Trek: Rangers Welcome

The PSA Trek is open to all PSA members and their eligible family members. It is your best opportunity to share first-hand with your family the experience you have talked about for years and let them meet the other persons who helped make that experience so special....

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