Tag Archives: Philmont Training Center

By Andy Gibbons
Sep 03, 2015

A Report on: “Leading Varsity Scouting in LDS Teams”

This course was held at Philmont Training Center (PTC) 12-18 July 2015 After months of preparation, the conference “Leading Varsity Scouting in LDS Teams” launched in the Miranda meeting room. Every faculty member contributed to displays that lined the walls: everything from Rendezvous gear to posters showing the relationship between the Scouting programs and Priesthood quorums. […]

By Steven Baugh
Aug 20, 2015

Leading Varsity Scouting in LDS Teams

“Leading Varsity Scouting in LDS Teams,” a conference session held at Philmont Training Center July 12-18, proved to be a remarkable experience for 28 participants as they were immersed in the principles and activities of Varsity Scouting, strongly under girded by attention to Priesthood purposes. In fact, probably the most unique aspect of the conference […]

By Ken Cluff
Jan 08, 2015

Philmont Varsity Scout Training

Course: Delivering Varsity Scouting Philmont Training Center: JULY 12-18 I have seen Varsity Scouting work and know it can work wonderfully. I have been excited at the vibrancy and enthusiasm it created and what it did for both boys and adult leaders. The current program is struggling in some areas. I firmly believe that this inspirited program can keep older boys interested and […]

By Community Submission
Sep 29, 2014

My experience at the Philmont Training last summer was life changing

Looking for sample outlines, we came across this letter from President Dan Duncan who after attending the Philmont LDS Priesthood Scouting Conference last year, was planning a follow-up known as Little Philmont (be sure to click on the link above to read more about their event). Last summer I received an invitation from the First […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Aug 11, 2014

Philmont Training Center Hosts LDS Leaders

Every year stake presidencies in the United States are invited to the Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at the Philmont Training Center in New Mexico. The purpose of this conference is to help stake leaders better understand how Scouting can support the Aaronic Priesthood. The conference is held under the direction of the Young Men […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Jan 10, 2014

Get the 411 on the NEW Cub Scout Adventure Program

The new program updates to Cub Scouts are coming, and the team is ready to share the details. Discover the adventures that Cub Scouts will experience—from the team that wrote them—as the BSA’s new Cub Scout program rolls out for 2015! A series of classes at the Philmont Training Center during summer 2014 will unveil […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 04, 2013

Silver Beaver: Charlene Wilson

Charlene Wilson, Orem-UT Charlene Wilson, Orem-UT Charlene was invited to join the Philmont training staff in 2002 and continues to teach there. In 2009, she was presented with the Philmont Master Trainer Award. She assisted in securing and allocating funds for Orem Junior High activities and supplemental teaching, building a cooperative atmosphere between school patrons […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: James Anderson

James Anderson, Pleasant Grove-UT Jim is a gifted and responsive leader. North Start course participants have benefited from his vigorous plans and motivational people skills since 2004. Like many other Silver Beavers, Jim has attended Wood Badge and Philmont Scout Ranch for advanced Scouting training. Congratulations to James Anderson-

By Ken Krogue
Aug 14, 2013

Scouting is Not Simply the Activity Arm of the LDS Priesthood – It is the Priesthood in Action

I am writing this blog on a break as I sit in a training session in Philmont Training Center near Cimarron, New Mexico. I’m here for a week with the Key 3 from the Alpine District. “I shudder when I hear someone say that Scouting is the activity arm of the priesthood,” said Elder Wilson, […]