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2015 Summit Programs Catalog

The 2015 Summit Program Catalog Is Here!

THE catalog for choosing the right Summit program for your Scouts and Venturers. Ready to plan? The latest Summit program catalog delivers the goods on everything going on in 2015 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. This catalog is divided into three sections for your convenience: Paul R. Christen National

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Summit Venue Spotlight: The Ropes

There’s fun. And then there’s fun that challenges you, the kind that brings with it a satisfaction that lasts way beyond the activity. The Ropes venue at The Summit is all about that kind of fun. Check out the video above

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Shooting Sports are what the Barrels venue is all about

Summit Venue Spotlight: The Barrels

Shooting Sports At Its Best Catch the excitement of The Barrels in this latest video from The Summit. The Barrels is a comprehensive shooting sports venue where you can hone your safety and marksmanship. Sign up for the Marksman program

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Scouts share their experience at the Summit

2014 Mountaineer Weekend Program Sign-Up Now Open

There’s a brand new program at the Summit called the Mountaineer Weekend. What sets this apart from the other high adventure options is that it’s a weekend program where Scouts can experience a wide variety of activities at the Summit in

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The Rocks is a premier man-made rock climbing venue at The Summit in West Virginia

Summit Spotlight Venue: The Rocks

The Summit has taken the best of rock climbing in the New River Gorge in West Virginia and, with the help of Eldorado Climbing Walls, brought it onsite to create a climbing haven. Introductory climbs? You bet. Challenging climbs? Got ’em.

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Boats are readied for the river

Summit Venue Spotlight: The River

Hey, Boy Scout troop leaders and Venturing crew leaders: check out the river. The New River, that is. Alright. Technically, the New River is not on the Summit grounds. However, it is a key part of The River program, so

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Geospatial tech is a great way to keep track of what's going on at the Summit

More On GIS At The Summit

GIS: A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. We posted earlier about the 2013 jamboree story map, a project that combines the best of GIS with some

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The Summit is where stories are made

The 2013 Jamboree Story Map

The Summit is a big place. No doubt about it. And the adventure, well, it has a way of bringing out the best in Scouts and Venturers, of taking them to the next level. To capture the scale of the

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The Canopy high adventure venue at the Summit

Summit Venue Spotlight: The Canopy

Few things are cooler–or more fun–than zip lining from platform to platform in the forest canopy. Check out the video above for a glimpse. Pretty cool, yes? The Canopy is one of four venues at the Summit that are included

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