We are seeking Aquatics Staff for our Summer Season and Volunteers for the 2017 National Scout Jamboree.
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"Justice said last time, there were 40,000 Scouts in 2013 doing 500,000 hours of volunteer service in these nine counties.

He said the economic effect of the 2013 effort was estimated at $5 million. And this year, the CCC, which is working with communities to develop projects in each region, is estimating an even larger effect.

“This year, out of the goodness of their hearts, they're...
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W.Va. Arrow to Summit Community Service Initiative to have projects in all 55 counties

Time Lapse: After a calm winter, things got a bit colder this week.
"We are right on the cusp aren't we? Of having an invasion of Scouts and something that is beyond wonderful to the recognition of West Virginia." - Governor Jim Justice speaking on the impact of the 2017 Arrow to the Summit Community Service Initiative that will be conducted during the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Fayette County, July 18 - 29.
Keep an Eye Out for Eagle Scout Josh Hart of Villanova This Month! #MarchMadness

Keep an Eye Out for Eagle Scout Josh Hart of Villanova This Month! - Scouting Wire

Troy is looking for some Zip Line Staff for this summer. For more info go to: [ Summitbsa.org Link ]
Not sure which activity best suits you this summer? Try them all with the Summit Experience program. It is the only program that lets you try all SBR's high adventure activities: BMX, skateboarding, mountain biking, zip lines, canopy tours, challenge courses, climbing, shooting sports and more–in one setting.

Summit Experience - The Summit Bechtel Reserve

"New River Gorge National River in West Virginia is the site of a substantial National Park Service/Boy Scouts of America partnership. The park surrounds on three sides the 10,600-acre Summit Bechtel Reserve, home to the National Scout Jamboree and the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base. Boy Scouts have conducted maintenance on dozens of trails and built more than 14 miles of trail...
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Partnership Between the National Park Service and Boy Scouts of America Merits Attention - Scouting Newsroom

John D. Tickle National Training and Leadership Center offers weekend conferences. This time lapse took a weekend to make. Coincidence? Probably.

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"The task force supports the BSA in areas including medical, aviation, logistics, public affairs, security, ceremonies and exhibits and is comprised of National Guard, Reserve and active duty troops from all branches of service.

'The National Jamboree gives units with specialized skill sets the opportunity to practice their trade craft,' said Crane. "

Guard lends expertise to BSA Jamboree

Each year, as part of our congressional charter, the Boy Scouts of America is required to present a report to the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. This report covers who the BSA is as an organization, the programs and initiatives we support, and our major accomplishments and contributions over the past year.

This report is a presentation of who we are and what we do as a...
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VenturingFest 2018 is a special Scouting event at SBR that’s open to registered Venturers, Scouts and adult leaders across the U.S. This six-day high-adventure festival invites participants to explore the best the SBR has to offer. We’re talking rock climbing, skateboarding, BMX biking, water sports, shooting sports, zip lines, challenge courses, and so much more!
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Last night we celebrated the tenure of Dan McCarthy as Director at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.

Dan McCarthy Retirement - Scholarships Announced - The Summit Bechtel Reserve

June 16 – 18, 2017

This weekend course is designed to help participants better understand and teach Leave No Trace skills and ethics. You will learn the seven principles of Leave No Trace and how to earn the BSA Leave No Trace Achievement Award.

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - The Summit Bechtel Reserve


Most of us have an idea of what sustainability means – and often the concept is overwhelming. Where do you start? What can you do? Can you really make a difference? Look no further. Start with this hands-on, activity-based course. You won’t find scholarly mumbo-jumbo here. Just practical, uncomplicated, day-to-day actions you can implement.

Sustainability Leadership Training - The Summit Bechtel Reserve