Jim and Cathy Justice describe why they support Scouting

The BSA “factory” produces good citizens. That’s why Jim Justice recently decided to become a major financial supporter of the Summit Bechtel Reserve, site of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree and located not far from his home in Lewisburg.

SummitCorps builds a trail to the future

Breaking rocks. Raking roots. Digging dirt. All in a day’s work for Order of the Arrow volunteers during last summer’s trail-building program for the National Park Service. But what they really built was something much bigger.

How we plan to grow Scouting's legacy in West Virginia

When we unveiled plans for The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, we spoke of how this project would benefit the entire New River Gorge region. In July, we’ll again make good on that promise with the Order of the Arrow leading the way. That’s when we’ll launch SummitCorps—The New River Experience.

First Among Equals

Scouters from across the country put leadership skills into action at the Philmont Leadership Challenge.

Thorns and Roses and a Bud

No snowshoes? No problem. When snowdrifts blocked Troop 135’s mountain climbing in Adirondack Park, it improvised — taking its high-adventure trek to the Catskills.

Scouts 'NAYLE' the Qualities of Leadership

A new course at Philmont’s Rocky Mountain Scout Camp reinforces Boy Scout leadership methods by focusing on strategies for group success in challenging high adventure activities.

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