Category: Adventures in Service


Veterans Appreciation Day 2017

The Third Annual Veterans Appreciation Day was last weekend here in Fayette county to show support for those who sacrificed their lives for the U.S. We had a whole host of activities and events out…

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Pre Veteran’s Appreciation Day 2017

THANK YOU VETERANS! With today being Veterans Day we wanted to show our appreciation for our men and women of the United States Armed Forces by announcing our third annual Veteran’s Appreciation Day! Veterans and their…

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SBR Staff Volunteer Effort

Friday 6/24/16 we were informed of 160 displaced residents of Rainelle had been taken to Ansted Baptist Church in Ansted, WV. They were in need of cots blankets and towels.   Needless to say, our staff…

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VAD Save the Date 2016

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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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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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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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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Climbing In The New River Gorge

In earlier segments of this Venturing to the Summit series, we watched as members from Venturing Crews 32 and 44 from North Carolina worked and played in and around the New River Gorge.

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Taking On The New River’s Rapids

In this edition of Adventures in Service: Venturing to the Summit, Crew members learned the basics of paddling, boat handling and safety from local West Virginia whitewater guides.

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Leading The Way

In the 3rd and final part of Adventures In Service: New River Rendezvous, members of Venturing Crew 5.14 were rewarded with some top-roping out at the Meadow River. While enjoying the new rocks, the group…

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Adventures In Service, Part 2

It’s Climb Time

Crew 5.14 put down the tools and picked up the gear in the second installment of Adventures in Service. With their new appreciation for the New River Gorge sandstone, Venturers climbed some of the rock…

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Send Us Stories For The Summit Blog

Got A Scouting Story To Share?

We want to hear about your adventures! We want to hear about the amazing things Scouts are achieving in your area! How are you getting ready for the next jamboree? Do you have a story…

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Old Lines, New Shine

Old Lines, New Shine

There are plenty of climbs in the New River Gorge in need of a little TLC and it’s no surprise. Most were established well before many of the Scouts reading this were born. Old routes…

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