Family fun awaits! A trip to Family Adventure Camp is something that your family will remember forever, from its scenic hikes in the woods to adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities. The Summit Bechtel Reserve is located in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, near the brand-new – New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. Discover why so many people call this land “Almost Heaven,” with its breathtaking natural beauty, abundant ecosystems, and many outdoor activities. When you choose Family Adventure Camp, your families will greet you every morning with a breath of fresh mountain air. A trip to the Summit is something that your family and friends will remember forever, and – be warned – they will want to keep coming back year after year.
Open to ALL Families; no BSA or Scouting affiliation required!
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Ready to start your vacation? Get ideas on how your adventure might look using the sample schedule below.
To maximize your time and minimize your stress, we suggest booking an Adventure pass bundle for your family or group.
*The schedule gives you options for both 3 and 5 days, but feel free to make it your own, mix and match or create a custom adventure for you and your family.
Get comfortable with your accommodations – It’s time to kick back and relax. Next, enjoy a short hike and do some archery; finish the night with your first campfire.
Upgrade your adventure with a little adrenaline. Kick off the day with some mountain biking trails and end the day with a trip down the gateway zipline. You’ll be flying high and ready to relax around the campfire.
Enjoy an exciting canopy tour at Action Point, zipping through the trees. Double down on adventure by hopping over to your next adventure, testing your skills, and challenging yourself at our challenge course. Round out the day with some family games, and relax by hanging out around the campsite.
Still have energy for another new adventure? Learn how to ride a skateboard and feel the wind under your helmet at the BMX course. If you’re looking to mix things up, we’d also suggest going to check out America’s newest National Park – The New River Gorge. The New River Gorge Bridge is just minutes from the Summit’s North gate.
It’s time for a little rest and relaxation as you finish up your vacation. Make it a relaxing day by kayaking and paddleboarding on the lake. Pack up your belongings and enjoy a safe ride home, ready to plan your next trip to #AlmostHeaven