SBR Short #3 – Dragon Bowline

Aerial Sports Program Manager Troy Phillips recently walked us through the process of tying the illusive Dragon Bowline. The bowline knot is popular among mountaineers, climbers, sailors and others. Use the bowline when you need a non-slip loop at the

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Dan McCarthy Retirement – Scholarships Announced

Retirement Dinner Last night we celebrated the tenure of Dan McCarthy as Director at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.  Staff and their families came together to pay tribute to a man who took on the challenge of laying

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Annual Health and Medical Record Deadline

The Annual Health and Medical Record (AHMR) is mandatory to attend the 2017 National Jamboree. Submission of the AHMR is an electronic, multi-step process. The health information you submit will be saved on a secure site and will be accessible

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Messengers of Peace Day of Service

At the 2017 National Jamboree each Scout will participate in a program activity called Messengers of Peace Day of Service (MOPDOS). MOPDOS is an opportunity for each Scout to make a meaningful impact on the lives of residents in the

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Solar Chargers a Must

If there’s one thing you don’t want to be at the 2017 National Jamboree, it’s disconnected. Jamboree leaders, participants and staff can use their smartphones to access maps of the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR), check on live adventure area wait

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