Category: High Adventure



NEW!!! Linear Inversion Elevator

Introducing our newest feature at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, the Linear Inversion Elevator (commonly referred to as L.I.E.) which will be bringing the Big Zip to new heights! With the ground breaking technology developed by…

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New River Trek

2017 New River Trek Registration Now Open!

ATTENTION   You’ve asked and we delivered! A regular request that we’ve heard from our customers has been “When will you be offering a traditional trek program?”, well this is it! 2017 will be the PILOT…

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Yeager Airport Route Map - Summit Shuttle Service

Yeager Airport Shuttle

YEAGER AIRPORT ANNOUNCES SUMMIT SHUTTLE SERVICE Getting to The Summit just got a little easier.  We are excited by the news that the Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV has announced free shuttle service to and…

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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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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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Happy New Year 2016

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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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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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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2016 High Adventure Early-Bird Discount

Attention Scouters! Register now and take advantage of discounts on 2016 fees at the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Groups that register for the 2016 High Adventure season…

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Sea Scouts at work during a Sea Scout Base-Galveston adventure

Sea Scout Base-Galveston Nears Completion

If open water is your thing, check out Sea Scouting‘s newest base. Sea Scout Base-Galveston has been hosting high adventure trips since 2011, but the facility is expected to be completed this year. As with most…

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