Nashua Valley Council has made reservations for 10 Philmont crews for 2014. This will enable a total of 120 Scouts and Scouters to partake in one of Scoutings most exciting high adventure opportunities. The contingent be departing Boston on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, and return home on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The anticipated cost is $1900 per person.
To request a Philmont Crew slot, a troop or crew must make a non-refundable deposit of $300.00 per participant on or before March 15, 2013. One check per unit, payable to "Nashua Valley Council", and accompanied by the contact information for the adult advisor, the total number of participants, and a breakdown of youth and adults. Payments should be made to Paula Iacoboni at the Council Service Center.
Units, Crews, Scouts and Scouters that attend Philmont in 2013 will not be eligible for the 2014 council contingent.
To participate a Scout must be 14 years of age by January 1, 2014 or or be 13 years of age and have completed the 8th grade.
Including adult advisors, the maximum Philmont crew size is 12, the minimum crew size is 7. Each crew must have a majority of youth participants and no more than 4 adults (21 and over).
All participants must be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America, and meet the height/weight requirements on the standard BSA medical form.
If more requests are received than we space for a lottery will be held, before April 8, 2013 to determine the crews that will participate. Reservation fees will be refunded if the crew is not selected.
Reservations are non-refundable. When a troop or crew reserves space in the council Philmont contingent it is understood that the unit is committing to payment in full to the council, in a timely manner, for the number of participant slots reserved.
The troop/crew is responsible for collecting all funds to participants and submitting one check to the council office prior to each installment due date. Payments not received on time, or partial payments may result in cancellation of reservations.