SummitCorps Trail Opens!

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening Of SummitCorps Trail

Get on your bikes, and throw on your hiking boots, because the Arrowhead Hike & Bike Trail is officially open. The National Park Service commemorated the official opening of the trail in Fayetteville, West Virginia, with a ribbon cutting ceremony

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Sandstone Falls

5 Things To Do At Sandstone Falls

Kayakers pitch themselves from the top of it. Fishermen wade into it. Some simply look at it with awe. Sandstone Falls is a river-wide ledge downstream of the Bluestone Dam on the New River and only a short drive from

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44 Miles Of Flags

You’ve heard about SummitCorps. You’ve heard about the miles of hiking and biking trails constructed by the Order of the Arrow. But what was happening weeks before the Scouts even arrived? Well, there was plenty of topographic map analysis, grade

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Trek To The Summit Of The Summit

Buckskin games, Native American presentations, drumming, dancing, competitions and bonfires. Excited yet? As a part of the new jamboree model, each Scout at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree will get to experience all of the above during the full-day trek

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Adventures In Service, Part 2

It’s Climb Time

Crew 5.14 put down the tools and picked up the gear in the second installment of Adventures in Service. With their new appreciation for the New River Gorge sandstone, Venturers climbed some of the rock they helped to re-equip earlier

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Arrowmen Learn About The Culture Around The Summit

A man sharpens a hatchet. Another picks up a firearm. Beside them is a woman weaving. Animal skins are spread across tables. String music plays in the background. Where are you?  You’re at Appalachian History Night. Every Monday night during

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Head North And Get Your High Adventure On

Looking for some of the best wilderness adventure in the world? Don’t worry, the Summit Bechtel Reserve will open soon enough. But if you’re one of those who just can’t wait (we don’t blame you), there is plenty of adventure

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Recycle Sign

One Ice-Cold Water, Please. Hold the Plastic.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. These 3 famous R’s aren’t losing popularity anytime soon. In fact, the Summit designers are wholeheartedly supporting them with some big plans to cut back on waste at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The idea is less

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