Shakedown 2012 was the scoop of the summer for Scouting Magazine
Posted on December 17, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 1]

The most important skill is taking careful notes. Go with the “more is more” approach. It’s better to take too many notes or get too many quotes than the opposite.

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Posted on November 19, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

BMX: Go Big With Patrol Z [Video]

The Summit is gearing up for all levels of BMX enthusiasts, whether you’re an actual pro or just testing the rounds for the first time.

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Scout Skating At The Summit
Posted on November 16, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Skateboarding + Spohn Ranch [Video]

To build the best skatepark, we’ve teamed up with one of the most recognized names in skatepark design: Spohn Ranch.

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Scout Troop From Florida Checks out high adventure in North Carolina
Posted on November 2, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Florida Goes High Adventuring

Luis, 16, and Jaymes, 15, two Scouts who participated in the trip, were brand new to all these high-adventure sports. But it didn’t take them long to warm up to the action-packed activities.

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Venturing Crew With Bags
Posted on October 29, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Don’t Pack The Kitchen Sink! [Video]

Wondering how you’re going to pack all the gear you’re going to need for the 2013 National Jamboree? Let us ease your mind a bit.

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Trails Are Up!
Posted on October 19, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

More Surprised Scouters At The Summit [Video]

[tube]BP2GZhRca4o[/tube] We couldn’t resist posting more reactions from recent visits to the Summit. As we rolled through the grounds of the future home of the 2013 National Jamboree with council members from all over the…

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Desert Island Survival Graphic
Posted on September 11, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

5 Beneficial Items When Stranded On A Desert Island

Your flight has been at a cruising altitude for a number of hours, and you’re well over the shimmering Pacific Ocean. Chuckling over some jokes in Boy’s Life magazine, the unthinkable suddenly happens: the plane begins to lose power!

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The More You Know...
Posted on August 20, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Betcha Didn’t Know! [Infographic]

We’ve arranged the fascinating facts and figures in a handy, dandy infographic to get those mind wheels of yours spinning.

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Posted on July 23, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Making A Splash At The Summit [Infographic]

Want to try SUP (stand-up paddleboarding)? What about a water obstacle course? Into kayaking? How about breathing underwater as a scuba diver?

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Saving habitat for Bambi!
Posted on July 9, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

4 Types Of Sustainability Thinking

With the opening of the Summit for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, you’ll see plenty of sustainable design in operation — and some of it won’t be so obvious.

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Posted on July 6, 2012 by Gina, Summit Blog Staff

Shooting Sports, By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

What do 50 acres, 200-plus shooting stations, and 3D courses have in common? They’ll all be ready and waiting for you at the 2013 National Jamboree’s adventure area for shooting sports! From the expertly designed…

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