About the Philmont Training Center

The Next Level of Leader Training

The Philmont Training Center (PTC) is the premier volunteer training center of the Boy Scouts of America. PTC offers a unique environment for training volunteers that's fun and exciting for families.

Training Opportunities for Adults

Enjoy the beautiful setting of Philmont and spend time with volunteers from around the country while being taught by knowledgeable volunteers and BSA professionals. Training conferences are offered for all volunteers ranging from District and Council level to Den Leaders. For additional information on PTC Conferences visit the Philmont PTC website.

Family Programs

Philmont offers family programs for boys and girls of all ages or spouses during summer training conferences. Many volunteers attending say it's an amazing time and think of it as a family vacation.

Youth Training

Philmont also plays host to the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE), a coed training experience for young men and women interested in furthering their leadership abilities.

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