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All Advisors are expected to attend the October briefing in BSA uniform  

Days to departure: 630 Crews 715 Crews
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The Watchu Mountain Adventure
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members who complete the May
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Welcome to the Watchu Experience, Patriots' Path Council's trail to Philmont.  Watchu is an 18-month-long program of teenage high adventure, capped by a backpacking trek at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico.  Patriots’ Path Council of northern New Jersey makes it easier than ever to be a part of this unique and exciting experience provided by the National Council of Boy Scouts of America.  Every summer we send at least twenty crews of twelve persons each to Philmont.

We are now accepting applications for Philmont 2023 for the Summer of 2023. The crew applications for Philmont 2024 will be posted prior to November 2022. For other high adventure opportunities, please visit Patriots’ Path Council’s High Adventure page.

Already a member of a Patriots’ Path Philmont crew?  Then begin by clicking Quick Start in the sidebar to the left.  This site will be an important reference throughout your Watchu experience, particularly the Quick Links to frequently used and popular pages.  For easy access, please add it to your Favorites.  We are confident it will help you as you work to prepare yourself and your crew for a great adventure at Philmont.

These Web pages were developed by the Patriots' Path High Adventure Committee to support our contingent participants.  We are dedicated to improving Patriots' Path recruiting, retention and advancement.