The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will feature the theme "Live Scouting's Adventure," with a logo that embraces the energy of the Summit Bechtel Reserve.
West Virginia voters approved an amendment that allows the Summit Bechtel Reserve to host non-Scouting groups while maintaining its tax-exempt status.
The youngest of the BSA's national high-adventure bases, the Summit still boasts a rich history. Take a look at the coverage of the base in Scouting magazine starting in 2010.
The Summit Bechtel Reserve's 2015 offerings come in three flavors: national high-adventure base, national Scout camp and national training center.
All four national BSA high-adventure bases now qualify for the Triple Crown award. And there's a new honor: the Grand Slam of National High Adventure.
The Triple Crown award honors those who have participated in a high-adventure program at three national high-adventure bases, but what about the Summit?
Better transportation, more time off, a staff village and warmer showers? That's just some of what's in store for volunteers at the 2017 National Jamboree.
On June 8, 2014, the first Scouts arrived at the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base at the Summit in West Virginia.
It almost seems unfair. A few older teens and 20-somethings will work at Northern Tier, Philmont, Sea Base or the Summit this summer, and they’ll get paid for it.
This summer, while everyone else is stuck at home or the office, treat yourself and your Scouting family and friends to a weekend at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Zip down