Celebrate 50 Years of the PSA and trek with us immediately following the 2023 HOmEcoming celebration. Coming back to Philmont on trek is a great way to get back to you roots and learn about new things happening at the ranch and in beautiful Cimarron, NM.
This summer trek is the perfect weeklong getaway if you are looking to return to Philmont Scout Ranch and get into the beautiful backcountry this summer. This trek is open to all PSA members, we encourage you to invite along any trek eligible family members to share this experience with and soak in the splendors of Philmont.
Dates: July 9th- July 16th, 2023
Cost: $1,150 per person
Slots: 84 approximately 7 crews
***Registration will open on January 1st, 2023!***
Registration Deadline: June 8th, 2023
The trek eligibility requirements are as follows:
Be physically and mentally fit
Be a member of the PSA or a trek-eligible family member; Spouse, child or stepchild, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, niece, nephew or in-law of a PSA member.
Be a member of the BSA (BSA membership # required*)
Have a current completed Philmont Medical Form
Be 14 years old OR completed 8th grade and be at least 13 years of age prior to participation
The BSA Membership requirement. You should provide your membership number when you register. If you’re not a member of the BSA, you will have only 30 days to obtain membership and provide the PSA with your number. Your trek registration will be automatically removed if you cannot provide BSA membership within 30 days.
As always, your crew will be free to design its own itinerary, subject to Philmont’s itinerary planning guidelines. By registering early, you can form your own crew or join the crew you want and be a part of the itinerary planning fun. A crew will consist of up to 12 persons and open spaces in crews will be available to any registrant until the crew is filled. If you have a group with which you want to trek, get them to sign up early so there will be space for all of you in the same crew.
Are you wondering what to pack on your trip out to Philmont? We have a great resource click here for more information.
Trek Dates: July 9th- July 16th, 2023
Sunday July 9: 8am report to the Welcome Center and meet Rangers
Monday July 10: Hit the trail
Saturday July 15 : Come off the trail
Sunday July 16: Depart Philmont
Trek tent housing begins on Sunday night, July 9th. If you wish to arrive on Saturday (or earlier), the PSA Reunion will be occurring July 2nd – 8th. Philmont tent housing will be dependent upon availability.
Are you REALLY ready to trek? Read our full article on being trek ready and what to expect before signing up.
*Fill out PSA Summer Trek Form below
*Send your check to Philmont Scout Ranch with memo “709-PSA 2023”
*Wait for confirmation email
Please Note: The PSA reserves the right to deny or revoke registration where appropriate.
Register here on the PSA website, but…
Payment is made directly to Philmont , not the PSA
Payment is due within 30 days of registration
Make check payable to: “Philmont Scout Ranch”
In the memo, please write: “709-PSA 2023”
Mail check: 17 Deer Run Road Cimarron, NM 87714
Philmont’s refund policy: ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. THEY CANNOT BE APPLIED TO FUTURE PSA TREKS OR EVENTS. Emergency situations will be handled by Philmont on an individual basis.