Tag: activity areas


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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Scout Troop From Florida Checks out high adventure in North Carolina

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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Get Ready For High Rollin' Adventure

Skatepark At The Summit: A Firsthand Look

When most people think high adventure they think of backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. But, as participants at the Summit shakedown learned, high adventure can be much more than the standard fare.

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Flying High With BMX

Mayhem Mountain: How Did It Get So Good?

Both [BMX riding and skateboarding] are part of our world-class program experience which have higher energy and are more diverse, more intense, and more physically challenging than ever before.

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How Does Shakedown Shape Up?

How Does The Shakedown Compare To The Jamboree?

One thing that struck me from reading the suggestions is there’s still some confusion over what Shakedown was about and how the Shakedown experience relates to what you can expect at the 2013 National Jamboree. To clarify: It really doesn’t relate.

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Into Shooting Sports?

We’ve Got Target Sports!

[Target sports] is another part of our world-class program experience which is more diverse, more intense, higher energy and more physically challenging than ever before.

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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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Want To Fly At The Summit?

You’ve heard about Mayhem Mountain, and how you can catch some big air at the Summit’s high-adventure basecamp for BMX and skateboarding. But just in case that isn’t your style, there is another way you can fly at the 2013 jamboree.

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If We Build It, Will You Come?

As construction ramps up at the Summit Bechtel Reserve this fall in preparation for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, the question still remains, “if we build it, will you come?”

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Updates From Team Summit

The jamboree at the Summit will deliver a world-class program experience – more diverse, more intense, higher energy and more physically challenging than ever before.

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Mayhem Mountain: Activity Area Part 1

Want to ride skateboards and BMX bikes? We have good news, the Summit will have both. Want a foam pit to practice throwing big tricks? Oh yeah, the Summit’s getting that, too. You can find…

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Summit Gets Its First Zip Line

Design and construction teams are making amazing progress on site at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, and the first “sample” activity is in working order — the Summit’s first zip line. Get the full update in…

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Jamboree New Model

1 Big Change At The 2013 Jamboree

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree will be full of change. How so, you ask? Well, let’s take a look at the schedule. This new model will help Scouts experience everything they want to at the…

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The New River’s New Rock Climbing

Climbers travel from all over the world for the New River Gorge’s pristine sandstone. However, despite its many cliffs, the NRG may not be able to support the massive demand of over 50,000 Boy Scouts…

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Shape the Summit SCUBA

You Shaped The Summit: Action Sports

We asked all of you to help shape the Summit. In response, we received more than 1,000 survey and Facebook comments from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, volunteers and many more. Thanks to all of the participation,…

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Shape The Summit Survey Results

You Helped Shape The Summit [Infographic]

Way back in 2010, we asked all of you to help Shape The Summit. Over 1000 survey responses and Facebook comments were received from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, and many more. Here’s a look at what…

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