Calendar

Month Date Event Notes
September 30 Payment Due Philmont Payment #2 ($385)
December 10 Crew MeetingKick-off Part I, Personal gear, calendar, adult volunteers, Q & A
January 6 Crew MeetingKickoff Part II, testimonial, calendar, adult volunteers, Q & A
  15 Payment Due Airfare, Supplies ($350)
  21 Crew Meeting Crew gear, map skills, hike planning
  31 Shakedown Hike 10 miles with backpack (~20 lbs) - Fifield-Cahill Ridge
February 3 Crew MeetingCrew selection, dehydrated food cooking & sampling, map skills
  12 Payment Due Philmont Payment #3 ($385)
  24Crew MeetingCrew Leader elections, crew building games, map skills
  27-28Optional TrainingWilderness First Aid
March9 Crew MeetingProgram priorities - trek review, outing planning, pack inspection

12-13Overnight Backpacking 2 days, 1 night, 7-10 miles - Black Mountain
  15 Payment Due Ground transportation ($200)

30 Crew MeetingOuting debrief, trek selections,outing and hiking planning
April 1-3    Weekend Backpacking 3 days, 2 nights, 7-10 miles - Henry Coe State Park

15 Payment Due Lodging, Meals, etc. ($150)
May 4 Crew MeetingOuting debrief, map skills, outing and hiking planning

13-15 Weekend Backpacking 3 days, 2 nights, 15-22 miles - Sunol to Del Valle

29 Conditioning Hike 10 miles with backpack - Black Mountain
  31 Payment Due T-shirts and miscellaneous ($55)
June 1 Crew Meeting Outing debrief, GPS, weather hazards, hiking planning
  5 Conditioning Hike 7-10 miles with backpack - Windy Hill
  11 Send-off Pool Party Location TBD
  12  Gear Check-In Pack inspections and Impound
  14 Travel Day SJC=> DEN => Cimarron, NM
  15-26 Philmont Trek #615-Q
  27 Travel Day Cimarron, NM => DEN => SJC
August 21 Reunion BBQ 5-8:30pm, Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto

Required

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