2021 Duty To God Pilgrimage
          An International Faith Journey


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"... join us for a visit to the Philmont Training Center, an inspirational journey to the "miraculous staircase", cliff dwellings where Indians lived 400 years before, etc ..."


    The purpose of the 2021 Duty To God Pilgrimage is to provide a larger than life experience for our Scouts while working on religious awards or activities. Cost $ 525. Date: July 28- August 2, 2021. Call John Ryan at 817.939.5673 ...Scout or Scouter in good standing with the church, Registered BSA Boy Scouts Age 12 (on up) and a long term camp experience, Scouters YPT (plus any other applicable YPT) and typical week long trip requirements. All attendees eligible to earn the Scouting religious award of their faith PLUS 2-3 International Scouting Awards along with the St Paul Miki activity patch. Email ... Join Us!!

Our goal
  is to provide
an inspirational moment ...
       
Please wait

... That each Scout
And Scouter
Can enjoy ... on our
trip through the heart of
New Mexico and Philmont!



Philmont Church
Service

Tooth of
Time Peak

Philmont Scout
Ranch Gatewway

Japan Scout
Sponsor Family

St Paul
Miki Patch

Fun Visit To
Big Texan


 

What We'll Do

 
The Japanese Are Coming !!!
  • Japan begins selection process for Scouts to visit us
  • Here is a Scout of Japan from 2016 ringing a 100 year old bell at San Miguel Mission
  • Come with us!
The Groom Cross
  • Pictured here: Life Size Statues of Last Supper And Our 2014 Group
  • Life Size Statues of Jesus Life next to 17 Story Cross
  • Life Size Replica of Calvary behind our Group
  • Life Size Garden Tomb of Jesus (just like in Israel)
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Join us for the 2021 Duty To God Pilgrimage ... An International Faith Journey Hosted by Philmont Training Center.
Please contact John Ryan for more information by
Email

 
The Groom Cross
17 Stories Tall
  • Many miles away, one Scout sees a 7 foot by 3 foot wide white cross along the side of the road. Another Scout spots a cross on the other side of the road about a mile away. Suddenly, the Scouts keep spotting these crosses along our drive until we spot the biggest cross ... 17 stories high! What a thrill!
  • During 2014, our Japanese contingent took a quick picture
Bandolier Indian
Cliff Dwellings
  • Climb inside a Cliff Dwelling
  • Learn how they lived 1,200 years ago
  • Walk thru the Indian Ceremonial Ring
  • Climb over 100 steps into a giant amphitheature where they held all their major ceremonials (100 feet off the ground in a cavern)
Philmont Scout Ranch
  • Pictured here is the Tomahawk Throw at Kit Carson Museum
  • Visit Villa Philmonte
  • Visit Thomas Seton Museum
  • Stay At Philmont Training Center
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Witness 2,000 Scouts a day arrive at Philmont 2,000 Scouts depart and enjoy what some
call the "Disneyland of Scouting."
Please contact John Ryan for more information by
Email

 

An Inspirational Journey!

 
Loretto's Chapel
  • Experience An Engineering Marvel the world cannot explain
  • Meet dozens of Pilgrims Who come from all over the world to see this staircase
  • We'll watch the movie before arriving to explain the story
Church At Chimayo
  • Pilgrims Arrive With Crutches and Depart Without Them
  • A Cross Found In The Sand By A River Led To The Church At Chimayo Being Built
  • See the Wheelchairs and Crutches of Those Who Walked Away
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Join us for the 2021 Duty To God Pilgrimage ... An International Faith Journey Hosted by Philmont Training Center
Please contact John Ryan for more information by
Email

 

Wonderful Faith Journey

 
"Miraculous Staircase"
in Santa Fe, NM
  • Members of Scouts of Japan fly from Tokyo Japan to travel by bus with us
  • Japanese Scouts make a presentation About Japanese Saint Paul Miki
St Kateri Tekakwitha
  • Our Lady Scouters marvel at the story of the first native american indian persecuted for her faith
  • The Statue is near downtown Santa Fe
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Our 2007 pilgrimage was recognized with the 2008 NCCS Award of Excellence! All attendees fill out an Exit Survey at the end of the trip and each group has rewarded our hard working staff with a 92% Excellent/Good rating. Our participants have given us these same high marks for our 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 trip. This program is sponsored by Crew 32, Longhorn Council, Keller, Tx. The same staff, that has conducted prior trips, starts 1 year ahead of time to ensure all our impactful programs are ready to go departure day.


Please contact John Ryan for more information by sending an
Email
or calling 817.939.5673

 

Wonderful Faith Journey

 
We Have Fun Learning About Our Duty To God
  • This Scout Just Won A Bible Trivia Contest and received a religious prize for his reward!
  • Scouts from 12 Troops and 2 Countries Traveled With Us (2016)
  • Scouts discover new meaning to Faith Journeys!
One Of Our Pilgrimage Groups
  • Scouters, Scouts, and 2 Scouts of Japan participated in an inspirational faith journey across Texas and New Mexico.
  • National Chaplain and National Chairman joined us for this picture
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Join us for the 2021 Duty To God Pilgrimage ... An International Faith Journey Hosted by Philmont Training Center. Please contact John Ryan for more information by sending an
Email
or calling 817.939.5673

 

International Awards

 
Jamboree on the Internet
  • Pictured here are our Scouts in Ft Worth and 5 Scouts of Japan (background of picture) simultaneously sending emails to each other as part of an International Jamboree on the Internet.
Finishing Up Awards
  • For the FIRST time in Longhorn Council history, 91 International awardees in 2015 ... YOU (Scout or Scouter) can be a part of Scouting history in 2021, More International Awardees than the rest of the country added together!
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Our 2007 pilgrimage was recognized with the 2008 NCCS Award of Excellence! All attendees fill out an Exit Survey at the end of the trip and each group has rewarded our hard working staff with a 92% Excellent/Good rating. Our participants have given us these same high marks for our 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 trip. This program is sponsored by Crew 32, Longhorn Council, Keller, Tx. The same staff, that has conducted prior trips, starts 1 year ahead of time to ensure all our impactful programs are ready to go departure day.


Please contact John Ryan for more information by sending an
Email
or calling 817.939.5673