There are a lot of things to do at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. It’s a high-adventure base. It’s a national Scout camp. It’s a family adventure camp. Yeah, it’s all of the above, and it’s ready to roll in 2021.
At VenturingFest, young people enjoy SBR’s seemingly endless menu of world-class venues, including mountain biking, zip lining, challenge courses, climbing, shooting sports, stand-up paddleboarding and more.
Fresh peach cobbler is a terrific way to end a campsite dinner and a great start to mastering Dutch oven cooking. Practice a few basics and you can turn out biscuits, stews, soups and pies as you tap into a cooking tradition as old as Scouting itself.
This story appeared in the November-December 2018 issue of Scouting magazine. “Jack Frost nipping at your nose” might be a great song lyric, but it’s not how everyone would choose to spend a winter weekend. Fortunately, most
Pack 3’s annual winter outing succeeds, they say, for two main reasons: They create a safe, structured event that teaches Cub Scouts it’s possible to be comfortable in the cold, and they bring in local older Scouts to provide leadership.