Summit Bechtel Reserve PresentsThe 4th Annual Veterans & Community Heroes Appreciation Day

Community Heroes Appreciation Day

June 16th 2018

In an effort to strengthen Boy Scouts’ Duty to Country, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is teaming up with The West Virginia National Guard to sponsor the 4th Annual Veterans and Community Heroes Appreciation Day.

The event is designed in festival style with open program activities, exhibitors, food vendors, and live music.

Live Music


  • BMX
  • Archery
  • Skateboard

Action Sports

  • Canopy Tours
  • Climbing/Rappelling
  • Zip Lines (Accessible Zip Line available)
  • Shooting Sports
  • BMX
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skateboarding

Visitor Venues

  • Kids Zone – (Slide, Bounce House, etc.)
  • Sustainability Treehouse
  • Scott Visitor Center
  • Nature Boardwalk
  • Exhibitor Area

Food Vendors


Hero Pass (includes immediate family)

Includes Summit Action Passes for US Service Member\Law Enforcement\First Responder\Educator & School Personnel and their immediate family, access to Visitor Venues, and Live Music.

Summit Action Pass

Adults and youth 11 years and older. Includes all Action Sports, Visitor Venues, and Live Music. Participants should be in good physical condition and free from medical issues that may be aggravated by high impact sports.  All canopy tour, zipline and challenge course participants must meet the manufacturers weight guidelines to participate (50lb minimum / 250lb maximum).

Jr. Summit Action Pass

Youth ages 6-10. Includes all Action Sports for which qualified by age, strength and /or maturity, Visitor Venues, and Live Music. ages 6+: skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, climbing; ages 9+: all activities listed previously plus ziplines, rappelling.  Please note that participants must be able to fit the equipment, including safety gear provided. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult.

Summit Visitor Pass

Includes all Visitor Venues, Demonstrations, and Live Music.


Please note that all visitor activities take place in the Scott Summit Center and do NOT include the Adventure Sports venues located in the Summit’s Adventure Zone.  All participants must present (or sign at entry) the Summit Risk Acknowledgment and Waiver.  Because many activities are high intensity and high impact, we reserve the right to refuse service to individuals who in our judgment cannot meet safety guidelines, properly wear safety equipment or who refuse to follow safety protocols.



  • 12pm – Gates Open for Participants
  • 12pm – Activities Open
  • 1pm – Live Music
  • 2:30pm – BMX Demo
  • 3pm – Live Music
  • 3:30pm – Archery Demo
  • 4:30pm – Skateboard Demo
  • 5pm – Activities Close
  • 5:30pm – Closing Show: Live Music


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What are my parking options at the event?

Parking will be located at Jack’s Landing East as well as along Jack Furst Drive. Accessible parking located at the front of Jack’s Landing East. SBR Parking Staff will be on-site to manage parking locations.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?


Please do not bring pets (except service animals).  Any large bags could be subject to search.

We do suggest hats, sunscreen, and a water bottle for each person.  Water bottle filling stations are located throughout the Scott Summit Center.

SBR will provide all equipment necessary for activity participation.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

See above for age restrictions of activities. No age requirement for visitors

What is included with the Hero Pass?

This single pass Includes Summit Action Passes for US Service Member\Law Enforcement\First Responder and their immediate family, lunch, access to Visitor Venues, and Live Music.

What is included with the Summit Action Pass?

All activities are open for adults and youth (11+ years old). Summit Center Ziplines, Canopy Tour, BMX Tracks, Skate Plaza, Shooting Sports, Climbing, Rappelling, and the Harvey Mountain Biking Trails.  Participants also have access to the Visitor Venues and Live Music.

What is included with the Jr. Summit Action Pass?

Available for younger children (under age 11). ages 6+: skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, climbing; ages 9+: all activities listed previously plus ziplines, rappelling. Participants also have access to the Visitor Venues and Live Music.

What is included with the FREE Summit Visitor Pass?

Guests who want to visit and enjoy the Scott Summit Center’s Sustainability Treehouse, John Gottschalk Causeway and Boardwalk, Cushman Family Fish Camp, Kids Zone (inflatables), Live Music (the concert), and exhibitor area.

Will there be food?

Food Vendors will be on-site with food available to purchase for all.

What’s the refund policy?

This is a rain or shine event. No refunds will be provided

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we can scan the code from your mobile device.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?



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