Tag: Sustainability




Tell Me More About Sustainability

“No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.” Baden Powell

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Keeping The New River Looking New

Soon, thousands of Scouts will be coming to the New River Gorge to visit the Summit for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. And while Scouts are going to be given the opportunity to explore the…

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Recycle Sign

One Ice-Cold Water, Please. Hold the Plastic.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. These 3 famous R’s aren’t losing popularity anytime soon. In fact, the Summit designers are wholeheartedly supporting them with some big plans to cut back on waste at the 2013 National Scout…

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A Bridge To The Future Of Scouting

How did the Scout get from one side of the camp to the other? By boat? By bus? By trail? Nope. By the Summit’s one-of-a-kind pedestrian bridge. There will be very few vehicles at the…

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Planting At The Summit

Seeding The Summit

Seeding has begun at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Throughout the summer of 2011, grass and plant seed will be put down to cover hundreds of acres of land at the Summit. Trinity Works, the development…

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