Calendar

Month Date Event Notes
September 4 Crew Meeting Kick-off - testimonial, calendar, adult volunteers, Q&A
  30 Payment Due Philmont payment #2 ($350)
October 2 Crew Meeting Personal gear
November 6 Crew Meeting Crew selection, crew building games, shakedown scheduling
December 4 Crew Meeting Crew gear
January 8 Crew Meeting Dehydrated food cooking & sampling, hike planning
  15 Payment Due Airfare ($300)
  26 Shakedown Hike 10 miles with backpack (~20 lbs) - Fifield-Cahill Ridge
February 5 Crew Meeting Crew Leader elections, program priorities, outing planning
  15 Payment Due Philmont payment #3 ($350)
  15-16 Overnight Backpack 2 days, 1 night, 7-10 miles - Black Mountain (618-T1, 618-T2, 618-T3)
March 5 Crew Meeting Pack inspection, outing planning
  15 Payment Due Ground transportation ($150)
  14-16 Weekend Backpack 3 days, 2 nights, 7-10 miles - Henry Coe (618-T2 & 618-T3)
  26 Crew Meeting Trek selection (special meeting before itinerary lottery)
April 15 Payment Due Lodging and expenses ($150)
  18-19 Overnight Backpack 2 days, 1 night, 7-10 miles - Black Mountain (717-N)
  25-27 Weekend Backpack 3 days, 2 nights, 7-10 miles - Pescadero Creek (618-T1)
May 2-4 Weekend Backpack 3 days, 2 nights, 15-22 miles - Pescadero Creek (618-T2 & 618-T3)
  7 Crew Meeting Outing debrief, map skills, outing planning
  30-1 Weekend Backpack 3 days, 2 nights, 15-22 miles - Sunol to Ohlone (618-T1 & 717-N
  31 Payment Due T-shirts and miscellaneous ($155)
June 4 Crew Meeting Outing debrief, weather hazards, outing planning
  8 Conditioning Hike 10 miles with backpack - Black Mountain
  11 Conditioning Hike 7-10 miles with backpack - Windy Hill
  14 Send-off Pool Party Location TBD
  15 Gear Check-In Pack inspections and impound
  17 Travel Day SJC => DEN => Cimarron, NM
  18-30 Philmont Trek 618-T Pack inspections and impound
  30 Travel Day Cimarron, NM => DEN => SJC
July 12 Send-off Pool Party Location TBD
  13 Gear Check-In Pack inspections and impound
  16 Travel Day SJC => DEN => Cimarron, NM
  17-29 Philmont Trek 717-N Pack inspections and impound
  29 Travel Day Cimarron, NM => DEN => SJC
August  17 Reunion BBQ Location TBD

Required

  • 1 Day Hike
  • 1 Overnight Backpack 
  • 2 Weekend Backpack
NOTE: All dates are subject to change!  Activities are held rain or shine.