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How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 2]

How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 2]

Because we overheard on Twitter that we have some Scouts who love journalism, we wanted to get some insider tips for you.

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How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 1]

How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 1]

The most important skill is taking careful notes. Go with the “more is more” approach. It’s better to take too many notes or get too many quotes than the opposite.

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Skatepark At The Summit: A Firsthand Look

Skatepark At The Summit: A Firsthand Look

When most people think high adventure they think of backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. But, as participants at the Summit shakedown learned, high adventure can be much more than the standard fare.

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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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We Made It To The Summit — Now What?

We Made It To The Summit — Now What?

“The first thing I noticed were spectacular mountains, rugged trails, and a gorgeous view.”

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Who’s Ready For Rock Climbing At The Jamboree?

Who’s Ready For Rock Climbing At The Jamboree?

Watch this video of feedback on the rock climbing at the Summit Shakedown. Want to try climbing at the national jamboree? This is just a sample!

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Shakedown’s Shakedown: Your Questions Answered [Part II]

Shakedown’s Shakedown: Your Questions Answered [Part II]

The new model for the national jamboree makes patch trading an “official” activity for all participants.

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A Look At Camp Life At The Summit [VIDEO]

A Look At Camp Life At The Summit [VIDEO]

What is going to be like camping at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. This Patrol Z video will give you a good idea.

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How Many Bikes Have To Be Built For A Jamboree? [VIDEO]

How Many Bikes Have To Be Built For A Jamboree? [VIDEO]

It takes a dedicated team of volunteers to assemble enough mountain bikes to put Scouts and Venturers on the trail — here’s their story.

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