Pow Wow

Catch The Rhythm, Hear The Drum

Nearly a thousand Arrowmen attended Indian Summer 2011 in early August, where they learned about ceremonies, dance, costuming and much more. Evening activities included pow wows put on by the American Indian Affairs staff, an opening and closing gathering and

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A Day Off At SummitCorps

5 Adventure Activities On The SummitCorps Schedule

After 32 hours of shoveling, raking, breaking rocks and so much more, Arrowmen volunteering at SummitCorp: The New River Experience are getting to experience a bit of adventure in the New River Gorge. Each week, Arrowmen were given several adventure

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3 More Ways SummitCorps Is Giving Back

Scouts were busy building hiking and biking trails by day and giving back to the community by night at SummitCorps. They just couldn’t get enough community service, could they? Before SummitCorps began, leaders chose 10 local charities that needed a

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Cheerful Service: How We Roll

Hard Work, Hard Play

Whether it’s hard work or hard play, the Scouts got the most out of each day they spent at SummitCorps. The Order of the Arrow has the recipe for a great experience — service and adventure are the two main

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Park Service Names Gorge Trail In Thanks To Arrowmen

In the closing ceremony for week 4 of SummitCorps Friday, New River Gorge National River Superintendent Don Striker announced the name of the trail completed by the Order of the Arrow youth volunteers — the Arrowhead Hike and Bike Trail.

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Local Support Aids Service Project Efforts

It is the largest youth service project that the New River Gorge has ever seen. Thousands of Scouts from the Order of the Arrow are investing a week of their summer to help the National Park Service build and restore

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Youth-Led, Youth-Built

A donation of $50 million dollars from the Stephen Bechtel kicked things off for the Summit. Since then, many large, generous donations have followed. And on top of that, it’s service that keeps the Summit moving forward. Youth-led, youth-built. That

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I-Corps — Training The SummitCorps Trainers

For 4 weeks, Scouts from across the nation are gathering to get their hands dirty in the West Virginia soil, but they’ve needed some instruction to get the job done right. Good news. The elite team of instructors for the

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