Honorary Life Member awarded to Paul R. Christen
Posted on January 5, 2016 by Danny Bell

Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association, Inc. honors Paul R. Christen

The Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association recently released their Fall 2015 newsletter. Dave Hyink wrote an article for the newsletter about the Honorary Life Membership that was awarded to Paul R. Christen. Below is the article. At its February…

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Happy New Year 2016
Posted on December 29, 2015 by Danny Bell

Another Great Year

Happy New Year!!! Wow, 2015 just flew by but what a great year it was. With this being only our second year of running a summer program, we had all sorts of new milestones. We…

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Food donation
Posted on December 22, 2015 by Danny Bell

Seasons Greetings from The Summit Staff

Happy Holidays everyone! We are now three weeks into December and last week it was dang near 70 degrees outside, not that we are complaining, just that it’s hard to believe this year is almost…

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Posted on December 15, 2015 by Danny Bell

2016 Summer Staff Jobs

Seasonal Positions Available! Apply Now! Do you have a passion for outdoor sports and have wanted to pass that on to youth? Do you love being a part of a large family of diverse, enthusiastic…

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Posted on December 8, 2015 by Danny Bell

2017 High Adventure Early Bird Discount

Attention Scouters…It’s back! We will be offering our Early-Bird Discount again for the 2017 the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base at the Summit Bechtel Reserve! Some of you may have thought “Well, with National…

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Posted on December 1, 2015 by Danny Bell

High Adventure Girl Scout Style

Last year we held the first ever Girl Scout Jamboree. With more than 11 different chapters and over 250 Girl Scouts in attendance, these young ladies bounced, and I mean bounced, between every activity we offer…

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Thanksgiving Luncheon
Posted on November 24, 2015 by Danny Bell

Thanksgiving Lunch at The Summit

Ah yes, it is one of the best times of the year. Time to give thanks for all the amazing things we have in our lives. Time to give thanks to the family and friends…

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Posted on November 17, 2015 by Danny Bell

Appalachian Mountain Range Reads

What does The Summit’s Aquatics Program Manager Isaac Colvard like to read on his (minimal) time off? Well funny you should ask, he is a huge history buff and when I asked him this very…

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Posted on November 10, 2015 by Danny Bell

Josh Cochran’s “B-B-Bear!”

The Summit’s Scott Visitor Center has a new attraction — a giant mural entitled “B-B-Bear!”. Josh Cochran and his assistant Courtney Menard spent a whole week here at The Summit and built an amazing mural showcasing the wide variety…

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