Zip-line in West Virginia, sail in Florida, hike in New Mexico or paddle in Minnesota. Register for a BSA high-adventure base for 2017 or 2018.
Thousands of Scouts and Venturers head north each summer to experience one of the paddling treks at the Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases.
The American Hiking Society has a special offer for participants of 2016 high-adventure programs at Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier or the Summit.
Philmont, Northern Tier and the Summit Bechtel Reserve each have openings for summer 2016. At Florida Sea Base, the lottery for 2017 spaces is now open.
"It's a story of five boys adventuring together." Friends from Troop 820 of Chapel Hill, N.C., have seen Scouting take them to every high-adventure base.
Scouts and Venturers who enter Northern Tier's wilderness each summer get to explore a vast series of lakes and rivers during their 6- to 14-day journey.
For attending all four bases, Owen Buzan of the National Capital Area Council became the first recipient of the Grand Slam of High Adventure Award.
Scouts and adults who visit three or four BSA national high-adventure bases can earn the Grand Slam or Triple Crown of National High Adventure awards.
If you're looking to attend Northern Tier, Philmont, Sea Base or the Summit Bechtel Reserve in 2015 or 2016, I've got the details you need.
Take a peek at Northern Tier as it appeared in the Scouting magazine archives, starting in the '40s.