Philmont Visiting Forester Application

PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH

VISITING FORESTER APPLICATION 2015

 

The Visiting Forester program at Philmont Scout Ranch consists of volunteer professional foresters who spend a week at this premiere Boy Scout High Adventure Base sharing their knowledge with various Philmont participants.  The Visiting Forester Program will run from June 7th through August 16th, 2015. Two Visiting Foresters will be selected for each of ten weeks of camp.  If you are interested in being considered as a Visiting Forester, please complete and submit this application to Mark Anderson, Director of Programs, Philmont Scout Ranch, 17 Deer Run Road, Cimarron, NM 87714, mark.anderson@scouting.org, or fax 575-376-2636. 

 

Name:________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Address:________________________________City:_______________________State:_______________Zip:____________

 

Home phone:____________________________________Work phone:__________________________________________

 

Fax:_____________________________________________Cell:_________________________________________________

 

E-mail address:_________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Gender: Female___      Male___                          Will your spouse be joining you: YES___      NO___                     

                                                                        Spouse’s name: ____________________________________

Two foresters will be assigned each week.  If you have a preference, please indicate the name of the forester that you would like to partner with: ______________________________________

 

Are you a current professional forester? YES___      NO___  

 

What is your current job title and brief description of duties?_________________________________________________

 

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Provide the name of your employer: _____________________________________________________________________

 

Education:____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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Do you have Boy Scout experience? YES___     NO___    If not you will need to join the BSA for insurance purposes.   If yes, please describe your pertinent experiences:

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Where did you hear about the Visiting Forester Program?____________________________________________________

 

Preferred dates of your visit: First choice_________________________Second choice_____________________________

Start dates are June 6, 13, 20, 27 July 4, 11, 18, 25 August 1, & 8.  Program runs from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.  Visiting Foresters are responsible for their own travel costs to and from the ranch.  The ranch will provide room and board. 

 

Please answer the essay questions below.  These essays will be used to select participants if interest in the program exceeds opportunity to participate.  These essays also help program managers “meet” our visiting foresters in advance of their arrival.

 

For additional information please contact: Mark Anderson at mark.anderson@scouting.org or Mary Stuever at mary.stuever@state.nm.us

 

ESSAY QUESTIONS:                                                                                                                                      

 

Why do you want to participate in this program?___________________________________________________________

 

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What skills, knowledge and experience do you bring to this program?_________________________________________

 

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List interests, hobbies, and involvement in volunteer work and organizations?__________________________________

 

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Thanks for your willingness to participate.  Please feel free to share any additional ideas, suggestions, or feedback on the Visiting Forester program (e.g., suggestions for recruiting foresters, access to forestry education resources, offers to develop program materials, etc.)(Optional).

 

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Mary Stuever,
Mar 2, 2015, 9:48 PM
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