The Philmont Staff Association

Who can join?

Seasonal Staff

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

PTC Instructor

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

NAYLE Staff

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…

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.

Already a Member?

Check out some recently featured news, events and gear below. Or maybe read the blog or shop the store.

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 65.40%
  • Building HOmE Receipts 52.86%
  • 2017 Annual Fund 107.76%

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Recent Blog Posts

2017 Annual Fund – Tom Guigni

I retired from a career in Law Enforcement in 2008. After serving as faculty for NAYLE, I was looking for a way to return to Philmont. In 2011, I applied to work in Logistics during the summer.

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2017 Annual Fund – Tom Munch

2017 Annual Fund Philmont and the PSA has influenced my music and my career in ways that I couldn’t have guessed when I first trekked on a Rayado crew in 1977. I had visited Philmont many times because I had a brother who began to work there in the late 1960s. Even...

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