High Adventure

High Adventure ElyHigh Adventure PackardHigh Adventure PhilmontHigh Adventure SeaBase

A more challenging expeditions, designed for the older Scouts (e.g.) Ely – Minnesota canoe trip / Packard – Colorado mountain climbing & rafting / Philmont – hiking in New Mexico / Seabase – Florida scuba or sailing trip. Sign-ups can be as early as 1 to 2 years in advance and are often determined on a draw basis as many Troops, nation-wide, wish to participate. Space is limited. Watch for details in the Newsletter and/or Website. Note that some adventures are only available to a Troop every other year, so it is important to closely monitor these opportunities. Class A uniform to is required for travel; Class B the rest of the time. Age requirements and some rank requirements varies upon the High Adventure.

Troop 122 works hard to make several high adventure camping opportunities available each year. The table below includes a summary of important information about the four high adventure facilities we use. If you are interested in leading a crew for our troop to one of these facilities, please contact the Troop’s High Adventure Camp Coordinator.

Camp Name
Trip Duration
Minimum Age Requirement
Cost Per Person (Not including travel)
Reservation Deadline
Crew Size
Contact Information
6-11 days.
NON-SCUBA Programs: Boys must be 14 by Sept. 1 of participation year
SCUBA Programs: Boys must be 14 by participation date
NON-SCUBA: Average $650/person:
SCUBA: Average $720/person
Costs do not include dive certification.
Must register for lottery between mid-Jan and mid-Feb. of previous year. We need to register in Jan 2007 for a trip in Summer 2008.
6-12 people depending on the program (must have 2 Adult leaders (half of the crew must be boys)
Florida Sea Base P.O. Box 1906 Islamorada, FL 33036 (305) 664-4173
Philmont Hiking in New Mexico
12 days
Must be (14 by Jan. 1 of participation year) OR (have completed 8th grade and be 13 prior to participation date)
Must register for lottery in Nov/Dec, 2 years previous to participation year. We register in Nov 2006 for trip in summer 2008.
7-12 (minimum 2 adults, maximum 4 adults)
Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, NM 87714 (505) 376-2281
Northern Tier Canoeing in boundary waters in Minnesota and Canada
6-10 days
Must be 13 by participation date
$48/person/day + $20/person
Reservations allowed beginning in April of year previous to trip. We register in April 2006 for Summer 2007 trip..
6-11 (minimum 2 adults)
Northern Tier P.O. Box 509 Ely, MN 55731 (218)365-4811
Packard High Adventure Base at San Isabel Scout Ranch – Colorado Rafting, Climbing, Hiking in Colorado Rocky Mountains
7 days
Must be 13 years old by Jan. 1 of participation year OR completed 7th grade before arrival at camp
Reservations are accepted as late as March of participation year.
Up to 20 people in a crew (minimum 2 adult leaders)
Packard / Rocky Mountain Council BSA 411 South Pueblo Boulevard Pueblo, Colorado 81005 (719) 561-1220