We answer your Summit and Jamboree questions

We Answer Your Summit Questions – No. 1

With the new permanent home of the national Scout jamboree set to officially open in July, questions abound. We’ve sent roving reporter Haynes out in the field to answer the most common questions we’ve received on Facebook and here on

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Aiming for the chains is the way to succeed in disc golf

What’s The Deal With Disc Golf?

Like Frisbee? And golf? Combine the two and you have disc golf, a fun sport making its jamboree debut at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Staged on Mayhem Mountain, this sport is easy to learn and

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Jamboree disc golf team leader, Bobby Hermann

Disc Golf Devotee: Program Team Leader

The key to the success of any program, whether it’s disc golf at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree or day camp at your community park, is the people who run it. If a program leader is organized, understands the nuances

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Mountainboarding is all about the dirt

What’s The Deal With Mountainboarding?

Details are still coming in for the mountainboarding elective at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, but one thing’s for sure: this wildly popular all-terrain action sport will be delivering thrills this year. Never heard of mountainboarding? It was voted the No. 1

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President Gerald Ford's Merit Badge Sash

Merit Badge Madness At The 2013 Jamboree

Many of you have asked about the status of the Merit Badge Midway for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. Get ready because we have some answers. Two things: It’s no longer called the Merit Badge Midway. Rather than a specific

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