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1 High Adventure Committee Chester County Council, BSA For 2009 Treks Jim Thompson CCC HA Chairman Philmont Trek Selection

2 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks Topics Treks, Itineraries, Expeditions… Factors to consider in selection The timeline and why its important A method to select

3 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks Treks, Itineraries, Expeditions… Treks = Itineraries 4 levels of difficulty Challenging, Rugged, Strenuous, Super Strenuous Defines the experience Difficulty & Distance Dry Camps, Trail Camps, Layover Camps… Campsites & Program Features Dictates routing to some degree

4 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks Factors to consider in selection Difficulty Geography Program Features Layover Under Trekking & Over Trekking

5 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks The timeline and why its important Typically no more than two expeditions leave each day on each itinerary number. Philmont mails the treks books (and response cards) to arrive more or less simultaneously. Philmont assigns itineraries on a first come first served basis as the response cards are returned. Early respondents get their first or second choice, late respondents get their fourth or fifth.

6 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks

7 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks A method to select A Six Step Process Educate the crew Gather Crew Feedback Consolidate Ballot Verify Respond Treks ( ranked) 5

8 Chester County Council High Adventure Committee For 2009 Treks Resources PhilSearch (Chester County Council, BSA) Web Based Trek Modeling Watchu (Patriot’s Path Council, BSA) 2008 Treks Book / 2008 Guidebook to Adventure Philmont (National Council, BSA) 2008 Itineraries / 2008 Treks Book aspxhttp://www.scouting.org/HighAdventure/Philmont/Camping. aspx


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