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Philmont National High Adventure Base

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country. Find out more below or at he Philmont Website.


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TFC Philmont Council Contingent - 2016

Arrive 06/12/2016 – Depart 6/24/2016 (from Philmont)

Three Fires Council has 3 crews reserved for the 2016 Philmont Council Contingent. To reserve your spot, please fill out the 2016 Application and submit it with the $200 Application Fee to the Norris Service Center. The dates for this trek are June 12th – June 24th.
2016 TFC Philmont Application / 2016 TFC Philmont Contingent Flier


Waite Phillips Scholarships

The Waite Phillips Scholarship Program was established by the donor to provide financial assistance to those Scouts and Venturers who, without such support, would not have the Philmont experience. This scholarship is administered by Philmont (there are no additional council funds). Individual Units are eligible to submit a scholarship request for one youth member per crew. The total amount of this scholarship will be $350.00. Application forms will be sent to the Unit Reservation Advisors and are due back to Philmont by January 29th, 2016 for the upcoming summer. This scholarship is to help make it possible for a youth member to participate who might not otherwise be able to experience Philmont.

If you have questions about indivedual unit Philmont scholarships, please contact Philmont at .

Waite Phillips Scholarships for the 2016 Council Contingent participants is below:

Instructions (council contingent only)

Applications (council contingent only)


Sea Base National High Adventure Base

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Does YOUR UNIT want to go to Sea Base in 2016? The registration period for the lottery is Jan 15 to Feb 15. (and is now closed) Access to the Sea Base lottery is obtained through the Sea Base website, A Scout unit leader must create an account to access the reservation site. If the unit already has an account, another one can't be created. A unit can request any number of dates and adventures that interest its Scouts. For more information on how your unit can get a crew for a 2016 Sea Base experience, viste the Sea Base Wepsite.


 Sea BaseTFC Sea Base Council Contingent - 2016

Arrive 06/19/2016–Depart 6/25/2016(from Sea Base)

Three Fires Council has 1 crew reserved for the 2016 Sea Base Council Contingent. To reserve your spot, please fill out the 2016 Application and submit it with the $200 Application Fee to the Norris Service Center. The dates for this trip are June 19th – June 25th.
2016 TFC Sea Base Application
 / 2016 TFC Sea Base Flier

Northern Tier High Adventure Base

Northern Tier

With over 9,750 miles already paddled and portaged this summer in the North Woods of Minnesota and Canada, we are already looking forward to the summer. 
Crew reservations will be available through Northern Tier's online reservation system on a first come, first served basis.  You can find complete details on the Northern Tier Website.


Summit Bechtel Reserve

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Situated in the wilds of West Virginia, The Summit is a training, Scouting, and adventure center for the millions of youth and adults involved in the Boy Scouts of America and anyone who loves the outdoors. Home to the National Scout Jamboree and the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base.

Get ready for the next century of Scouting. With incredible facilities and amazing outdoor programs, The Summit is a place that takes Scouts and Venturers to the limits of what they think they can do, and then pushes them further.

The Summit is more than just a place for Scouts; it’s where future leaders are shaped. You can find complete details on the Summit Website.