SUMMIT BLOG

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Jonathan Collins

Get Your Summit Visitors Pass Now for 2016!

With the Summit Visitors Pass, we’ve got you covered. The Summit is opening up to visitors this summer! A  visitors pass is a great time for family and friends, and open to the public. We’re all set…

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VAD Save the Date 2016
Posted on March 22, 2016 by Danny Bell

Veterans’ Appreciation Day 2016

Attention Veterans!   In an effort to strengthen Boy Scouts’ Duty to Country, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has teamed up with several veterans organizations, including The West Virginia National Guard, Paralyzed Veterans of America…

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New River Gorge
Posted on February 8, 2016 by Danny Bell

Appalachian Adventure

As the snow begins to melt off the skate park and zip-line platforms, we know that the summer season is swiftly approaching! What short-term camping adventures does your unit have planned? Based in the James…

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Posted on January 12, 2016 by Danny Bell

New Structures in the Adventure Areas

In early May we began construction on some new structures to help participants, and staff, in each of our Adventure Areas here at The Summit. Each Adventure Area now has a brand spanking new pavilion! I had a…

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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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Staff
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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