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4th Annual Veterans & Community Heroes Appreciation Day

In an effort to strengthen Boy Scouts’ Duty to Country, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is teaming up with The West Virginia National Guard to sponsor the 4th Annual Veterans and Community Heroes Appreciation Day. The event is designed in festival style with open program activities, exhibitors, food vendors, and live music. Live Music Bands will be playing throughout the day! Cross Town Traffic from Elkins, WV Others TBA Demonstrations BMX Archery Skateboard Action Sports Canopy Tours Climbing/Rappelling Zip Lines (Accessible Zip Line available) Shooting Sports BMX Mountain Biking Skateboarding Visitor Venues Kids Zone - (Slide, Bounce House, etc.) Sustainability Treehouse Scott Visitor Center Nature Boardwalk Exhibitor Area Food Vendors Dem 2 Brothers & A Grill M.A.D. Concessions Others TBA Passes Hero Pass (includes immediate family) Includes Summit Action Passes for US Service Member\Law Enforcement\First Responder and their immediate family, access to Visitor Venues, and Live Music. Summit Action Pass Adults and youth 11 years and older. Includes all Action Sports, Visitor Venues, and Live Music. Participants should be in good physical condition and free from medical issues that may be aggravated by high impact sports. All canopy tour, zipline and challenge course participants must meet the manufacturers weight guidelines to participate (50lb minimum / 250lb maximum). Jr. Summit Action Pass Youth ages 6-10. Includes all Action Sports for which qualified by age, strength and /or maturity, Visitor Venues, and Live Music. ages 6+: skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, climbing; ages 9+: all activities listed previously plus ziplines, rappelling. Please note that participants must be able to fit the equipment, including safety gear provided. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Summit Visitor Pass Includes all Visitor Venues, Demonstrations, and Live Music. Please note that all visitor activities take place in the Scott Summit Center and do NOT include the Adventure Sports venues located in the Summit's Adventure Zone. All participants must present (or sign at entry) the Summit Risk Acknowledgment and Waiver. Because many activities are high intensity and high impact, we reserve the right to refuse service to individuals who in our judgment cannot meet safety guidelines, properly wear safety equipment or who refuse to follow safety protocols. Schedule 12pm - Gates Open for Participants 12pm - Activities Open 1pm - Live Music 2:30pm - BMX Demo 3pm - Live Music 3:30pm - Archery Demo 4:30pm - Skateboard Demo 5pm - Activities Close 5:30pm - Closing Show: Live Music

Spartan Race: West Virginia Beast, Super, and Sprint Weekend

Spartan Race will be crowning the 2017 Spartan U.S. Championship Series winners AND first-ever age group champions here at the Summit Bechtel Reserve on August 26 and 27, 2017. The Spartan U.S. Championship Series will crown both individual race winners and an overall series champion based on cumulative points earned across the five race series and award more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. The Emmy-nominated series will once again be televised on NBCSN. As the final race in the Spartan U.S. Championship Series, The Ascent presented by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia will bring the most competitive field of athletes to test themselves on the most challenging course of the series. The Reebok Spartan Race: It's an event of pure primitive craziness that you'll never forget!

Spartan Race West Virginia Trifecta Weekend

The world's leading obstacle race series comes to West Virginia! All four Spartan Races will be offered over the course of the weekend; Beast, Super, Sprint, and Kids Races.

2017 National Scout Jamboree Visitor Days

Day visitors have access to the Summit Center during the Jamboree. The Summit Center is the hub of Jamboree activity and is home to the stadium shows, the military exhibits, conservation trail, Disabilities Awareness Area, Sustainability Treehouse, merit badges, and a wide variety of other exhibits and displays. Observers and participants can see all the above listed items and visit the main retail store, purchase retail food items, and experience Brownsea Island. In addition those who purchase a participant pass can experience other elements of the Summit Center, including Boulder Cove, Challenge Course, Skate Board Plaza, Mountain Biking, Shooting Sports, Climbing, Zip-lining, and BMX riding. Visitor access to activities is based on availability. Activities may be closed at times due to adverse weather conditions. Day visitors do not have access to the base camps or activity areas. Questions Website: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/2017-day-visitor-pass-information/ Email: [email protected] Call: 972-580-2489 Visitor hours will be as follows: Friday, July 21st: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, July 22nd: 9:00 am – End of Show Sunday, July 23rd: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday, July 24th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 25th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, July 26th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, July 27th: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (note the early closing time) Tickets: http://2017nsj.eventbrite.com/ Notes: Under 6 years old free admission Ages 6-10 pay the youth fee One day passes specifically for Sunday, July 23rd will be ½ the normal one day pass because of the shortened hours of operations. There are no other discounts regardless of the type of pass selected. Scouts/Venturers in full uniform receive coupon for Trading Post discount under both plans (10% on any single purchase up to $40) Single day, Two Day & Three Day Pass purchasers must purchase the Saturday, July 22nd Show Day Pass separately Notice: No refunds will be provided on the basis of inaccuracy in product selection or quantity; weather; change of schedule; change, suspension, or cancellation of activities; failure to arrive at the venue; failure of on-site transportation; substitution or cancellation of entertainers close of venue; overbooking; wait times; or acts of God. For your convenience and security, please: No backpacks No Coolers No picnic baskets Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles and/or small daypacks. Visitor Logistics Shuttle transportation to the Summit Center from the visitor lot is provided with your pass. Visitor shuttles run regularly all day during the Jamboree. All visitors will be required to return to their cars when visitation hours end each day. Upon arrival, all visitors will see a Youth Protection presentation. For everyone’s security, all bags may be screened or checked. The last shuttle to the Summit Center will depart from the visitor lot two hours before the posted closing hour. On, Saturday, July 22, 2017, the last shuttle to the Summit Center will be 6pm. We can’t wait for you to visit the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. You will have the experience of a lifetime and a taste of everything the Jamboree has to offer! Admission: $12.50 - $140.00