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Sample Pump Track Complete At The Summit

We know there are 2 years left until the Summit Bechtel Reserve opens its doors for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. That’s why we wanted to give you a little taste of what you can expect, just to hold you

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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 the video from the design

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Kaymoor Climber

Above The Mines, Beneath The Climbs

The remnants of a mining town lie silent in the New River Gorge, even though the campground above is bustling with activity. It hosts Kaymoor’s new residents, the climbers. They park near the ruins of a hoist house once used

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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 idea for Patrol Z? If

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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 Summit. “Our model is now

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3 Very Good Reasons Why We Need Patrol Z

It is clearly evident that Scouting needs an outlet by which Scouts and Venturers can tell their own stories from their own perspectives using their own voices. Enter Patrol Z. A promotional video was introduced to the Scouting world in

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You Shaped The Summit: Campsites

We asked all of you to help Shape the Summit, and you most definitely did. Over 1,000 survey responses and Facebook comments were received from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, volunteers, and many more. Your input was used to help design the

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Will You Find Your Way At The Summit?

The Summit Bechtel Family Reserve is big — more than 10,000 acres big. It’s hard to fathom just how huge 10,000 acres really is. Most of us can understand the number 10,000, but you also have to add in the

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