Tag: Construction


Railing the berm on the BMX track at the Summit

Ride Ready: BMX Construction Update

Get ready to roll because The Trax BMX activity area is going to be off the chain at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. Still not convinced The Trax will be ready? Check out the video above. If…

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Trails Are Up!

More Surprised Scouters At The Summit [Video]

[tube]BP2GZhRca4o[/tube] We couldn’t resist posting more reactions from recent visits to the Summit. As we rolled through the grounds of the future home of the 2013 National Jamboree with council members from all over the…

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Getting some air on the BMX

How Is Summit Construction Coming?

…we’ve largely transitioned from the relatively slow work of moving dirt and laying underground utilities to the much more rapid work of putting the program venues together.

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1 Big Reason The Summit Will Be Ready In 2013

It’s not exactly “hands-free” driving, but operators of the bulldozers and other heavy equipment developing the Summit Bechtel Reserve have a co-pilot high in the sky. Hulking, 50-ton machines such as the D9 Caterpillar are…

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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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A Bridge To The Future Of Scouting

How did the Scout get from one side of the camp to the other? By boat? By bus? By trail? Nope. By the Summit’s one-of-a-kind pedestrian bridge. There will be very few vehicles at the…

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You Shaped The Summit: Transportation

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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