Adventure on your own terms.

Activities at Family Adventure Camp

All onsite programs are led by trained and certified staff. Our values stand on creating a fun and safe environment for your family to relax and enjoy the experience! Develop deeper bonds with your family as you explore new adventures in Southern WV. Your time at The Summit is a getaway from the business of life and allows you to kick back and relax while we take care of the details. We will always do our best to tailor your experience and accommodate your preferences

Free Onsite Adventures
Premium Adventures

Free Onsite Activities

Self-guided activities will be available year-round.

Hiking Trails

Featuring Gottschalk Boardwalk
& other great trails
There are multiple hiking trails to enjoy on the property. We recommend walking our Gottschalk Boardwalk quietly connecting with nature and exploring the wetland ecosystem. Lucky hikers may catch a glimpse of a white-tailed deer taking a drink, or a bald eagle swooping and searching for its fishy dinner.


Featuring 3 onsite lakes
Fishing is available at 3 locations onsite: Scenic Goodrich Lake West, Tridave Lake, and the Cushman Family Fish Camp are the perfect place for spin, bait-cast, and fly fishing. Fishing rods and expert instruction are available upon request. You are also welcome to bring your own fishing gear!
Fishing at the Summit is Catch & Release.

Consol Energy Bridge

A "must-see" at the Summit
The CONSOL Energy Bridge spans a vast valley to keep the Summit connected. It’s a revolutionary engineering marvel as one of the first bridges to successfully complete construction with almost zero environmental impact to the valley below. With its wing tipped to appear as an eagle, you will feel as if your flying through the valley yourself.


Boating 8 Stand up Paddleboarding
Need some time to cool off from the hot weather? An Aquatic wading area in our huge man-made Tridave Lake will be open for your family to dip their toes in or go Stand-up Paddleboarding in Goodrich Lake West.

Sustainability Treehouse

A Unique Self-guided experience
The Sustainability Treehouse represents the BSA’s commitment to sustainable practices and policies. This award-winning building is like an interactive classroom where families can learn about everything from recycling practices to urban gardening.


Everyone could use s’more family time! Summit has all of the equipment that Families need to have an epic cookout with their whole crew. Above ground fire pits and wood are available to you as part of our lodging.

Scouting Heritage Museum

At the Scott Visitors Center
Check out a free onsite museum that offers a look into the history of Scouting in America with seasonally rotating exhibits.

Family Game Nights

Get some good, old-fashioned, family bonding time while you’re here! We will have a large selection of outdoor game activities and board games for you and your family to enjoy during your stay.

Premium Activities

Premium Adventure offerings vary by season, check the “Reources” page for more information about seasons. 

Climbing at Boulder Cove

Ages 6+
Show gravity who’s boss at our Boulder Cove climbing facility. We’ve got climbing routes for all skill levels – from novice to advanced with Auto-Belay Systems. Families can tackle the climbing wall and take in the awesome view from the top.

Weight Restrictions: 50-250 lbs
Activity Time: 2 hours


Ages 6+
Nothing says “adventure” like a bow and arrow. Our Archery allows families to test their abilities and hone their skills on static 10-yard ranges. Extend the adventure with our throwable ranges with tomahawks and slingshots! All programs are run by expert staff, so you stay safe and have fun!

Estimated Activity Time: 1-2 Hours

Laser Shot & Hunters' Hall

Ages 6+
Visit the Crafton Skills Center to try your hand at hunting. The Center offers authentic shooting skill experiences and training through a variety of digital simulations in a virtual shooting gallery format. Participants will learn about firearms safety, safe range practices, and basic hunting skills.

Activity Time 1-2 Hours

Alexander's Eagle Flight Zipline

Ages 10+
Soar over the Summit at 50 miles per hour on Alexander's Eagle Flight, one of the longest zip lines in North America. Families can enjoy a thrilling, one-of-a-kind zipline ride with amazing views. This awesome zipline is over 3000 feet long.

Weight Restrictions: 80-250 lbs
Activity Time: 2 hours

Action Point Canopy Tour

Ages 10+
Zip through the air on our much-loved Canopy Tours! Each tour consists of a series of zip lines, platforms, and occasional rope bridge or rappel elements. Participants will zoom from treetop to treetop with amazing forest views and good laughs.

Weight Restrictions: 50-250 lbs
Activity Time: 1-2 hours

Action Point Challenge Courses

Ages 10+
An aerial challenge course offers thrilling obstacles suspended high above the ground, designed to test your agility, balance, and courage. Not a fan of heights? No worries. Our trained staff help you become more comfortable and reach new heights!

Weight Restriction: 50-250 lbs
Activity Time: 1-2 hours<br

Shotgun Shooting

Ages 11+
Ready, aim, fire! Families can challenge themselves at the ‘Barrels’ range. Time at the range includes training, a safety briefing, and plenty of time to shoot as part of your 5-stand experience. 5-stand includes use of 12-Gauge Semi-Automatic Shotguns

Activity Time: 2 hours

Guided Property Tour

For families who want to see all that the Summit has to offer but don’t have much time, we offer a driving tour that visits all of Summit’s main attractions. A friendly and knowledgeable expert will guide the way on a tour of our beautiful site and give you an opportunity for some memorable photos.

Activity Time 1-3 Hours

Water Reality Obstacle Course

$15/person - Summer Season (6/12 -8/7)
Test your water skills on our aquatic obstacle course on Goodrich West. Come and conquer our tall Ice Bergs and climb through the slippery logs. You will undoubtedly enjoy the cool water on a hot sunny day!

Activity Time: 1.5 hours
Note: All participants must pass a brief on-site swim check with staff

La Porte & Long Range Archery

$39 - $45/person
ages 11+
Ready, aim, loose! Upgrade your archery experience and test your reaction speed! Laporte archery is skeet shooting for the bow an arrow. Enjoy the satisfying feeling shooting foam disks out of the air! Afterwards, test your stability on our Olympic target style archery on a 30-50m range 30-50m.
Activity Time: 2 hours

High Powered Rifle Shooting

Ages 14+
Take your shooting experience to the next level with our rifle ranges at the ‘Barrels’! Aim down the sights of our .308 caliber rifles and shoot up to 20 rounds! All range activities include professional training, a safety briefing, and plenty of time to perfect your shot. *Includes use of equipment and Staff Instruction.
Activity Time: 1.5 hours

Your adventure begins here.

Begin your adventure today.


2550 Jack Furst Dr. Glen Jean, WV 25846
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