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. The Three Fires Council has 3 crews reserved for the 2018 Philmont Council Contingent.

The Council Contingent is specifically designed for individual Scouts and adult leaders of Troops and Crews that may be too small to send their own Philmont crew. However, the contingent is not restricted to individuals and units that can fill a crew of 8-12 are allowed to register.