The Philmont Staff Association
  • 2016 Annual Fund 63.26%

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 Colleen Nutter,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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Already a Member?
Check out some recently featured news, events and gear below. Or maybe read the blog or shop the store.

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.

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The Philmont Backcountry Cookbook

Recipes from the Philmont backcountry and sometimes further abroad.
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Building HOmE: The PSA Office and Philmont Museum Expansion Project

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hike On!

2017 PSA Winter Adventure

Our first ever PSA Winter Adventure is set for February 17th thru 21st, 2017.

 

Registration begins on Monday October 24th.

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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 – 43.52% 43.52%
  • Building HOmE Receipts – 25.73% 25.73%
  • 2016 Annual Fund (59.03%) 59.03%
The PSA Online

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Subscribe to the Newsletter

Our twice a month email newsletter delivers PSA and Philmont-related happenings right to your inbox on the 10th and 25th.

Follow us on Twitter

You may be surprised to find out we’ve been on Twitter for years. Follow us there where we keep it short and sweet.

Instagram

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Recent Blog Posts

Annual Fund – One Vivid Memory

2016 Annual Fund Note: In the early 1980’s, Julie Huiras served as a PTC Group Leader, Services Manager, and News & Information Service Manager (the office now known as Marketing and Photo Service). From 1975-1981, Jason “Mort” Mascitti was a Ranger, Backcountry...

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Annual Fund – Difficult to Truly Describe

2016 Annual Fund Give to the 2016 Annual Fund today. It’s that time of year when we see the seasonal changes taking place all around us. We also have the opportunity to take some time and give thanks for all of the blessings and wonderful gifts of life, friends, and...

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