Assigned Crew Positions.Crew Leaders,
Here is a list of the Positions that each individual crew must filled prior to our arrival at Philmont. I've listed the responsibilites of each position, which will need to be follwed at all times.
Let any of the leaders know if you have any questions or fire off question to this posting and we'll get it answered for you.
Crew Advisors will be assigned by the Troop leaders & the leaders of each crew and made available to you shortly.
Crew LeaderCREW LEADER RESPONSIBILITIES
A well qualified Scout or Venturer should be selected as crew leader before training begins.
The crew leader is a key person for a successful Philmont expedition and the advisor must work closely with this person.
The crew leader should:
* be elected by the crew.
* lead by example.
* be respected by the crew.
The crew leader responsibilities include:
* Discussing ideas with the entire crew to arrive at a consensus before taking action.
* Organizing the crew, assigning duties and making decisions.
* Choosing routes during the trek based upon the capability of the crew
* Setting up and breaking camp
* Checking that all "smellables" are properly stored
* Making sure the Philmont Wilderness Pledge is being upheld and that every campsite, fire pit and dish water sump is left clean.
* Guiding crew in conservation project.
Chaplain AideCHAPLAIN AIDE RESPONSIBILITIES
Philmont strongly recommends one crew member be asked to serve as a Chaplain Aide. Someone who has earned or is working on their religious award should be considered.
The Chaplain Aide will be asked to lead daily devotionals and other appropriate religious services. A kit of worship resources including the
booklet Eagles Soaring High will be provided for use along the trail during a training session provided upon arrival at Philmont.
Chaplain Aide and all other Crewmembers will have to learn and recite the Philmont grace prior to EVERY meal.
It’s a tradition and a requirement that we will all follow!
For food, for raiment,
For life, for opportunity,
For friendship and fellowship . . .
We thank Thee, O Lord.
Crew AdvisorCREW ADVISOR RESPONSIBILIES
Each Crew Advisor will be responsible for having the originals and copies of the following items with them upon our arrival at Philmont.
The Advisors, along with the Crew Leaders will be turning in all of the required forms upon check-in.
CPR & First Aid Certification cards
At least one person per crew must be certified in First Aid and one in CPR.From organization teaching the courses. They must be valid though the end of the trek.
Philmont Health and Medical Record forms
Verify that this has been properly signed by qualified health professional, parent/guardian, participant.
Medical Insurance Cards
Philmont Talent Release form.
Requires parent/guardian signature if participant is under 18 years of age.
Crew Member Listing
Carried by each Advisor.