2021 psa Reunion

Gathering once again

Reunion Schedule

2:00pm-4:00pm

Arrival & Check-in @ PTC Office

Project Key Volunteer Meeting @ Beaubien Room

4:00pm-4:30pm

PTC Camper Orientation for all staying at PTC @ PTC Campfire Bowl

4:45pm-5:00pm

PTC Flag Ceremony @ PTC Flag Poles

5:00pm-6:30pm

Dinner @ PTC Dining Hall

7:00pm-8:45pm

Opening Program: Welcome & Land Acknowledgment, Distinguished Staff Alumni Awards Recipients 2021, Conservation Directors History, and In Memoriam (audience participation welcome) @ PTC Assembly Hall

8:45pm-9:45pm

Cracker Barrel & Music, “Pickin Circle”, & Fellowship @ PTC Dining Hall Veranda

10:30pm

Quiet Hours

6:30am-8:00am

Breakfast @ PTC Dining Hall

8:30am-1:00pm

Half-Day Forest Fuel Reduction Project @ Miners Park, SIGN UP HERE!

7:00am-8:00am

Family Photos @ PTC Villa

8:00am-8:10am

PTC Flag Ceremony @ PTC Flag Poles

8:15am-11:20am

PTC Age Group Programs @ PTC Greensward

8:30am-1:00pm

Half-Day Backcountry Project- Trail Maintenance @ Lovers Leap, SIGN UP HERE!

8:30am-1:00pm

Hike- Miners Park Climbing Area from Lover’s Trailhead, SIGN UP HERE!

8:30am-11:30am

Basecamp Conservation Project Trail Construction @  Lower Tooth, SIGN UP HERE!

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch @ PTC Dining Hall

1:20pm-4:20pm

PTC Age Group Programs @ PTC Greensward

1:30pm-4:15pm

Conservation Seminars: 1-Developing the Philmont Map and Utilizing GIS in PSR Operations; 2-Trail and Campsite Planning and Construction Fundamentals; 3-Environmental Education – Trends and Job Opportunities; 4-Stream Restoration – Bonita Creek; 5-Fire Impacts –Restoration Ecology – Forestry; 6-Research and Resource Project Partnerships; 7-Philmont Ranching and Conservation Operations @ Assembly Hall, Dining Hall, Beaubien, Miranda, Bent, PTC Greensward, LEARN MORE HERE!

2:30pm-4:30pm

Traditional Treasures: Jicarilla Apache Traditional Artists Shelden Nunez-Velarde and Rowena Mora for a pottery and
basket weaving demonstration. All ages are welcome, and artistic wares will be for sale. Mary Velarde, jeweler, and Veronica Tiller, Ph.D., author, will also have items for sale @ South Tent City Room,  PTC Dining Hall #2 Veranda, LEARN MORE HERE!

4:45pm-5:00pm

PTC Flag Ceremony @ PTC Flag Poles

5:00pm-6:30pm

Dinner @ PTC Dining Hall

7:00pm-8:30pm

Keynote, Dr. Veronica Tiller, Jicarilla Apache Nation. With Ranch Management guest speakers on Scouting, stewardship, and Waite Phillips on Conservation @ PTC Assembly Hall

8:35pm-9:00pm

Cobbler night & Pickin’ Circle @ PTC Dining Hall Veranda

10:30pm 

Quiet Hours

6:00am-2:00pm

Tooth of Time Hike *must be pre-registered w/PTC @ PTC Office

6:00am-6:45am

Sunrise Yoga with Mirella Garigen @ Villa Lawn

6:30am-8:00am

Breakfast @ PTC Dining Hall

7:00am-5:00pm

Full Day Project Trail Construction @ North Urraca Fork, SIGN UP HERE!

8:00am-8:10am

PTC Flag Ceremony @ PTC Flag Poles

8:30am-1:00pm

Half Day Forest Fuel Reduction Project @ Beaubien Road, SIGN UP HERE!

8:15am-11:20am

PTC Age Group Programs @ PTC Greensward

8:30am-3:00pm

Hike Window Rock & Demonstration Forest- a chance to look down into an area burned in 2018. Followed by a
visit to the Demonstration Forest. Discussions along the way on forestry and fire ecology, SIGN UP HERE!

8:30am-3:00pm

Hike Rayado Trail Notch-one of the iconic locations in Conservation Department history, the Notch was the key control point for locating the trail built from Fish Camp to Abreu in the 1970s at the dawn of the department, SIGN UP HERE!

8:30am-5:00pm

Silent Auction starts, 1st day of 2 days, ends on Saturday at 3:00pm @ Marchetti Room

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch @ PTC Dining Hall

1:15pm-4:20pm

PTC Age Group Programs @ PTC Greensward

1:00pm-5:00pm

Family & Reunion Participant Free Afternoon, FAMILY ACTIVITIES OPTIONS!

1:30pm-4:30pm

Lovers Leap Family Trail Hike @ PTC Flag Poles, SIGN UP HERE!

5:00pm-5:15pm

PTC Flag Ceremony @ PTC Flag Poles

5:00pm-6:30pm

Dinner @ PTC Dining Hall

OAHA 25th Anniversary Banquet (RSVP)

7:00pm-8:00pm

Rabbi Zeke Palnick Ice Cream Social @ PTC Dining Hall Veranda

8:30pm-10:30pm

Ry Taylor Concert @ PTC Campfire Bowl

10:30pm

Quiet Hours

6:30am-8:00am

Breakfast @ PTC Dining Hall

8:30am

PSA Silent Auction Opens @ Marchetti Room

8:20am-11:20am & 1:20pm-4:20pm

Additional Small Fry Hours For ages 5 and under

8:30am-11:30am

Conservation Department Expo-tool cache, office tours, and department highlight activities @ Cons Pavilion (CHQ)

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch @ PTC Dining Hall

1:15pm-3:00pm

Key Issues Facing the Ranch Forum; Fire, Water, Soil, Forests, and Climate Change-Moderator Mary Stuever is joined by various natural resource professional guest speakers @ PTC Assembly Hall

3:00pm

Silent Auction Ends

3:15pm-3:45pm

Conservation 50th Anniversary Group Photos, Decade Staff Photos @ Villa Lawn

4:00pm-5:00pm

PSA Annual Meeting @ PTC Assembly Hall

5:10pm

PSA Group Photo @ Villa Lawn

5:00pm-6:30pm

Dinner Western BBQ @ PTC Dining Hall

7:00pm-9:00pm

Main Event: “Celebrating 50+ years of Conservation,” including Recognition of Neighbors and partner agencies, Ranch Management guest speakers, BSA Conservation Award presentation and Silver Sage Awards 2020-2021 Recipients @ PTC Assembly Hall

9:00pm

Cake & Punch Reception Post Awards @ PTC Assembly Hall

10:30pm

Quiet Hours

6:00am-6:45am

Sunrise Chapel & Memorial Service for beloved PSA Members that have passed @ PTC Chapel

6:30am-8:00am

Breakfast @ PTC Dining Hall

8:00am-9:00am

Check out by 9am @ PTC Office

8:00am-9:00am

PSA Trek Check-in @ Welcome Center, trekkers see Phil Winegardner for questions