Activities‎ > ‎2012‎ > ‎Philmont - July 5-18, 2012‎ > ‎

Calendar

Month

Date

Event

Notes

September

7

Crew Meeting

Kick-off – testimonial, calendar, conditioning, adult volunteers, team building, Q&A

 

10

Conditioning Hike

10 miles – Rancho del Oso to Berry Creek Falls

October

5

Crew Meeting

Hiking MB, outing planning

 

23

Conditioning Hike

10 miles – Pescadero Creek County Park

November

2

Crew Meeting

Personal gear, outing planning

 

12

Conditioning Hike

10 miles – Butano State Park

December

7

Crew Meeting

Crew gear, outing planning

 

10

Conditioning Hike

10 miles – Portola State Park

January

4

Crew Meeting

Dehydrated food cooking & sampling, hike planning

 

21

Conditioning Hike

10 miles with backpack (~20 lbs)

Memorial Park to Cutter Scout Reservation

February

1

Crew Meeting

Program priorities, crew selection, tent buddies

 

18

Conditioning Hike

10 miles with backpack (~20 lbs)

Fifield-Cahill Ridge

March

7

Crew Meeting

Pack inspection, outing planning

 

9-10

Overnight Backpack

2 days, 1 night, 7-10 miles

Black Mountain

 

28

Crew Meeting

Trek selection (special time before online selection)

April

21-22

Overnight Backpack

2 days, 1 night, 7-10 miles

Castle Rock to Waterman Gap

May

2

Crew Meeting

Outing debrief, map skills, outing planning

 

18-20

Weekend Backpack

3 days, 2 nights, 15-22 mile

Sunol/Ohlone Regional Wilderness

June

6

Crew Meeting

Outing debrief, weather hazards, outing planning

 

8-10

Weekend Backpack

3 days, 2 nights, 15-22 mile

Big Sur / Ventana Wilderness

July

1

Send-off Pool Party

Cupertino Swim Club

 

4

Gear Check-In

Pack inspections and impound


5-18

Philmont Trek

1 day travel, 1 day logistics, 11 days, 10 nights

August 

4

Reunion BBQ

Fairbrae Swim Club


Required

  • 1 Day hike (Jan/Feb) 
  • 1 Overnight Backpack 
  • 2 Weekend Backpack

Recommended

  • 2 Conditioning hikes 
  • All shakedown trips

NOTE: By attending 5 conditioning hikes you will have five 10-mile day hikes for the Hiking Merit Badge!  Then you only need one 20-mile day hike.