Tag: Service


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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Food donation

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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Patrol Z puts service first!

Service Has No Age Limit

It doesn’t matter whether you are a Cub Scout or part of a crew, you can help make a difference too! What do you care about? What are you good at? Ideas are good, but ideas put into action, using some of the things we learn through Scouting, can help change the world.

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Keeping The New River Looking New

Soon, thousands of Scouts will be coming to the New River Gorge to visit the Summit for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. And while Scouts are going to be given the opportunity to explore the…

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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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Pow Wow

Catch The Rhythm, Hear The Drum

Nearly a thousand Arrowmen attended Indian Summer 2011 in early August, where they learned about ceremonies, dance, costuming and much more. Evening activities included pow wows put on by the American Indian Affairs staff, an…

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Cheerful Service: How We Roll

Hard Work, Hard Play

Whether it’s hard work or hard play, the Scouts got the most out of each day they spent at SummitCorps. The Order of the Arrow has the recipe for a great experience — service and…

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4 Must-Have Mountain Bike Trail Ingredients

Arrowmen at SummitCorps are busy building over 40 miles of mountain bike trails as we speak, but they aren’t doing it alone. Trail building is rather technical, and Rich Edwards, the International Mountain Bicycling Association…

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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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OA Youth Leaders Speak

SummitCorps, In Their Words

In this video update, Order of the Arrow youth leaders volunteering in the SummitCorps project describe the project and their roles in carrying out the largest-ever service project in the New River Gorge. You’ll hear…

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Scouts, Will You Rendezvous Around The Summit?

The New River Gorge hosts some of the best rock climbing in the world. That’s music to the ears of the 1,100 folks at the New River Rendezvous (NRR), a huge climbing festival in the Summit’s backyard held every May.

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