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Troop 82 in Philmont for 2016!

Posted by Marc Velasco on Jan 1, 2015

Philmont 2016  Were in!!!
The lottery results are in and Troop 82 has slots to send two crews to Philmont in the summer of 2016.  Two crews means space for 20 Scouts and 4 leaders.  Scouts must be at least First Class, 14 years old by July 23, 2015' or be 13 years old and have completed 8th grade.  Here are the details:
Where?          Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, NM
What?           Backpacking, hiking through the mountains, activities selected by the Scouts, adventure of a lifetime
When?           Approximately  July 23, 2016 thru August 6, 2016  (after the expected end of York summer school and before the expected start of Fall sports)
How much?       Program fee is $870 plus transportation.  Train could be $250 - $300 and flights (with charter from airport) could be $500 - $600.
What’s next?    If you are interested (Scouts and leaders), contact Mr. Salek ( or 708-752-3165) and send in a deposit of $100.
More info?      Go to
I have been to Philmont twice and it has been the greatest outdoor experience of my life.  Please let me know if I can answer any questions or provide any more information.  YIS,
Mr. Salek / Walter

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