The BSA has been working non-stop on security and safety plans at the Summit
Posted on April 19, 2013 by Dan McCarthy

2013 Jamboree Safety And Security

Our hearts and prayers go out to the many families affected, both directly and indirectly by the two horrific tragedies in the northeast recently, both of which involved children. Words cannot adequately express the many…

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The Summit 2014 programs will challenge Scouts from all over the U.S.
Posted on April 5, 2013 by Dan McCarthy

Summit High Adventure Beyond The 2013 Jamboree

As preparations for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree continue, we have been simultaneously working on the development and marketing of the 2014 high adventure program that will be headquartered at the Christen High Adventure Base…

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Construction at the Summit is moving along and will have the place ready for the 2013 jamboree
Posted on January 16, 2013 by Dan McCarthy

How Are Things Going At The Summit? [Video]

As I write this we are 180 days away from the opening of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit. We remain on track for close to 40,000 attendees as registrations grow and the…

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Want to help at the 2013 Jamboree? Sign up now.
Posted on December 5, 2012 by Dan McCarthy

What’s The Status Of Filling Out The Jamboree Staff?

Being a member of the staff for this particular jamboree — well let’s just say it’s extremely unlikely you will get another opportunity to be part of the staff of an opening event of the magnitude of the Summit.

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Scouts Rafting
Posted on October 29, 2012 by Dan McCarthy

2014 Summit High Adventure Program Announcement

…keep an eye on the Summit website for a full explanation of the 2014 program schedule and a chance to be among the first to register your unit for the Summit’s 2014 high-adventure programs.

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Getting some air on the BMX
Posted on October 3, 2012 by Dan McCarthy

How Is Summit Construction Coming?

…we’ve largely transitioned from the relatively slow work of moving dirt and laying underground utilities to the much more rapid work of putting the program venues together.

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Rappelling Down In The New River Gorge
Posted on September 12, 2012 by Dan McCarthy

What’s It Like In West Virginia?

While I’ve only been a resident for six months, I often get asked what it’s like to live in West Virginia. Simply stated, “It’s awesome!” I didn’t know much about West Virginia when I moved…

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Are You Ready To Go Big?
Posted on August 22, 2012 by Dan McCarthy

What Will The Jamboree Program Look Like At The Summit?

Within each adventure area, progressive skill levels will be offered so that Scouts at any level of proficiency may participate, from beginner to advanced. It’s a totally different concept from past jamborees.

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