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4802 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98405


Philmont Advisor Skills School (PASS)

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Philmont Advisor Skills School (PASS)

  • Tacoma Scout Office 4802 South 19th Street Tacoma, WA, 98405 United States (map)

Philmont Advisor Skills School (PASS)

Philmont Advisor Skills School (PASS) is designed to help prepare Philmont advisors to lead a successful trek.

Cost is $40.

PASS is an 8-hour course that covers backcountry and logistical fundamentals of Philmont, including:

  • Campsite set-up
  • Cooking and cleaning
  • Gear needs
  • Physical conditioning
  • Transportation
  • Tips and tricks the PASS instructors have learned over their years on Philmont staff

The course is targeted towards advisors coming to Philmont in 2018. If you are interested in learning more about Philmont, you are more than welcome to attend; however, the material is tailored towards those coming in 2018. The $40 fee covers instruction, a Philmont-style trail meal lunch, dinner, PASS materials, and a patch.

Learn more about the training and register here.