Tag: Trails






Summit Trails

What You Should Know About Summit Trails

While the Summit’s camping footprint won’t be as big as that of the jamboree’s old location at Fort A.P. Hill (1,270 acres compared to 5,000 acres), you should still bring your walking shoes. Not to…

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44 Miles Of Flags

You’ve heard about SummitCorps. You’ve heard about the miles of hiking and biking trails constructed by the Order of the Arrow. But what was happening weeks before the Scouts even arrived? Well, there was plenty…

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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…

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4 Must-Have Mountain Bike Trail Ingredients

Arrowmen at SummitCorps are busy building over 40 miles of mountain bike trails as we speak, but they aren’t doing it alone. Trail building is rather technical, and Rich Edwards, the International Mountain Bicycling Association…

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You Shaped The Summit: Transportation

We asked all of you to help shape the Summit. In response, we received more than 1,000 survey and Facebook comments from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, volunteers and many more. Thanks to all of the participation,…

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SummitCorps 2011: Developing Strong Leaders

This July, thousands of Order of the Arrow members are traveling to the New River Gorge for SummitCorps 2011: The New River Experience. For this project, the Arrowmen are building two trail systems for the…

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