psa summer trek

let's hit the trail

Join us July 21st-July 28th for our Annual PSA Summer Trek!

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.

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Trek Details

Cost: $1,235 per person | Dates: July 21st-28th | Slots: 84 available

Trek Basics

Dates: July 21st- July 28th, 2024

Cost: $1,235 per person

Slots: 84 approximately 7 crews

***Registration will open on January 1st, 2024!***

Registration Deadline: June 21st, 2024

Eligibility & Fitness

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

Please note:

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.

Itinerary Planning

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.

Packing List

Are you wondering what to pack on your trip out to Philmont? We have a great resource click here for more information.

Trek Schedule

Trek Dates: July 21st- July 28th, 2023

Sunday July 21: 8am report to the Welcome Center and meet Rangers

Monday July 22: Hit the trail

Saturday July 27 : Come off the trail

Sunday July 28: Depart Philmont

Stay Later

Extend your stay and join us for the 2024 PSA Homecoming July 28th-31st. Philmont tent housing will be dependent upon availability.

Last Chance

Are you REALLY ready to trek? Read our full article on being trek ready and what to expect before signing up.

Click Here! 

Registration Checklist

*Fill out PSA Summer Trek Form below

*Send your check to Philmont Scout Ranch with memo “2024 PSA Trek”

*Wait for confirmation email 

Please Note: The PSA reserves the right to deny or revoke registration where appropriate.

PSA Summer Trek Form

When signing up for a PSA Summer Trek you are required to fill out the form below.

Payment & Refunds

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: “2024 PSA Trek”

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.