In general, our intent is to offer the complete World Scout Jamboree experience to which NSOs and youth participants are accustomed, adding the adventure component of the Summit Bechtel Reserve. While the Summit will offer many adventure elements, it is important to note that not all participants may be able to experience all of the following elements due to program capacity. Summit program elements will be subject to program scheduling and be available as weather and other conditions permit. Adventure elements include but are not limited to:

  • Sustainability Treehouse
  • Zip lines
  • Canopy tours
  • Challenge course
  • Skateboard park
  • Rock climbing
  • Field sports
  • Target sports
  • Mountain biking tracks
  • BMX course
  • Swimming
  • Boating activities
  • Fishing Hiking and use of national forest
  • Field or shooting education/sports
  • Personal development components such as:
    • Sustainability Day program
    • Global Development Village
    • Potential camp-in-camp program opportunities
    • Faith and Beliefs
    • Cultural exhibits

Below are some highlights of what the Summit Bechtel Reserve has to offer:

  • Longest combined zip lines in the world (5.45 miles/8.7 kilometers)
  • Longest canopy course in the country (9.55 miles/15.3 kilometers)
  • Largest man-made outdoor climbing facility in the country (218 stations)
  • Top purpose-built mountain biking facility in the country
  • Second-largest outdoor skate park in the country (4.6 acres/1.7 hectares)
  • Second-largest BMX facility in the country (13.7 acres/5.3 hectares)
  • Third-largest combined rifle, shotgun, and pistol shooting venue in the country (more than 250 stations)
  • Third-largest archery range in the country (116 stations)
  • Largest natural outdoor arena in West Virginia (80,000 capacity)
  • Access to one of the top-rated rafting, kayaking, and fishing rivers in the country
  • Access to some of the most popular climbing areas in the country

Program Venues

  • The Barrels—shooting stations for rifle, pistol, trap, sporting clays, and airsoft
  • The Bows—static archery and sporting arrows
  • The Cloud—more than 25 corporate, federal, and nonprofit partners presenting an array of technology areas including robotics, forensics, aerospace, mathematics, engineering, health sciences, chemistry, physics, communications, and information technology
  • The Trax—BMX free-style, downhill, and pump tracks
  • The Park—beginner skateboarding training area, transition plaza, vertical ramp area, and three skate bowls
  • The Rocks—climbing, belaying, bouldering, and rappelling
  • The Ropes—high ropes and challenge courses
  • The Zip—zip lines including the Big Zip with five 3,100-foot (930-meter) zip lines
  • The Canopy—canopy tours with zip lines, bridges, and self-rappel elements
  • High Gear—downhill mountain biking
  • Low Gear—cross-country mountain biking
  • The Pools—four pools for scuba and open swimming

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