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Experience The Magic Of The River

Experience The Magic Of The River

There’s something about rivers that captures our imagination. Could be the way it curls and breaks and sluices through and

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High-Octane High Adventure At The Summit In 2014

High-Octane High Adventure At The Summit In 2014

Summit high adventure programs—why waste words telling you about what’s coming in 2014 when you can see it with your own

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Can Artificial Climbing Walls Get You Ready For The Real Thing? [Video]

Can Artificial Climbing Walls Get You Ready For The Real Thing? [Video]

Check out how Elaina, who shows off some sweet moves in the New River Gorge, successfully took her climbing skills from plastic to the cliff.

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Get Wild (And Wet) At The Jamboree [Video]

Get Wild (And Wet) At The Jamboree [Video]

The Summit is nestled right next to the New River…which is home to some of the best white water rafting in the world.

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What’s It Like In West Virginia?

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

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With A Little Help From Their Friends

With A Little Help From Their Friends

For every jamboree held at the Summit, each attending Scout will donate approximately 6 hours of service work to areas surrounding the Summit.

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New Online Map Views Of The Summit

New Online Map Views Of The Summit

It’s official: You can see the Summit Bechtel Reserve on Google Maps and Google Earth. Check out these bird’s eye views of the home of the national jamboree.

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3 Picture-Perfect Stops On Your Way To The Summit

3 Picture-Perfect Stops On Your Way To The Summit

Patrol Z reporters Kevin M. and Connor M. stopped by a few historic sites on their way to the Summit Shakedown. Check out the photos!

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The Best News About Whitewater Rafting Since Paddles Were Invented

The Best News About Whitewater Rafting Since Paddles Were Invented

Whitewater rafting is the most fun you can possibly have while sopping wet.

We all know that.

But, have you wondered: What age do you have to be to go rafting?

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