ATTEND A HERITAGERAIL CONFERENCE

HeritageRail sponsors a conference every Spring and Fall, offering educational programs and takeaways for attendees. HeritageRail conferences are held in a variety of interesting cities across the United States and Canada with great sightseeing and numerous regional activities.

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP AT PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH

APRIL 22-24, 2022

Cimarron, New Mexico

 

The Philmont Scout Ranch welcomes the members of HeritageRail Alliance to its Youth Engagement Workshop, April 22 – 24, 2022.

Download the agenda here:  Philmont Scout Ranch Spring Agenda.  Philmont will open registration in early 2022.

Who should attend the on-site workshop?  Members of organizations committed to developing hands-on volunteer and educational programs that attract, engage and motivate older youth and younger teenagers to become the next generation of railway preservationists.

All attendees will be responsible for their own lodging and travel to Philmont. Philmont offers rooms and luxury shared tents (shared bathroom facilities) on property at the Philmont Training Center, and additional accommodations are a short drive from Philmont, including the St. James Hotel, Casa del Gavilan Historic Inn (bed & breakfast), and Blue Dragonfly Inn (bed & breakfast)  Guests staying at the Training Center may check-in after 12:00 pm noon on Thursday, April 21 and must depart by 9:00 am Sunday, April 24.

NOTE:  Please be aware of the following when planning your trip to Philmont:

Philmont will have requirements in place for participants to comply with the current public health order in effect at that time, but will definitely have masking requirements for participants while indoors and in base camp or around other participants.  Masks can be removed for eating and drinking. The following is a link to New Mexico’s current Public Health Order, essentially requiring masks for all indoor settings except eating and drinking:  New Mexico Public Health Order.pdf

Travel into New Mexico is open for out-of-state residents, regardless of vaccination status.  All Philmont participants will have to show either a proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID test that is not older than 5 days when arriving for check-in.   In addition, attendees must complete and submit the following health safety forms, which helps Philmont’s on-site medic address any medical needs that may arise:  Health Safety Forms_AB.pdf

2022 FALL CONFERENCE & ANNUAL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 7-10, 2022

Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport

1 Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096

FALL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

To help offset the costs of attending the Fall conference, HeritageRail offers scholarships and stipends to qualified member applicants. For learning opportunities, a friendly atmosphere, and good conversation with others who love the rails, the HeritageRail conferences are can’t miss events!  Click on on the below buttons for more information and application instructions.  DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS JULY 1 of the given Fall conference year.

NEXT GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP

2019 RECIPIENTS

Sam Christensen (Galveston Railroad Museum)
William Hazen (Hoosier Heartland Trolley)

 

STEPHEN PATRICK SCHOLARSHIP

2019 RECIPIENT

Cameron Nichols (Hoosier Heartland Trolley Co.)