The 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree begins today on the sprawling Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Southern West Virginia. Universities will be at the Jamboree to showcase programs and let scouts participate in demonstrations.
This Monday July 8, 2013 photo shows tents that will house staff members at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, W.Va. Some 40,000 Scouts, leaders and others will descend on southern West Virginia for the first ever National Scout Jamboree at the site next week. (AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail,Craig Cunningham)
The Summit Group distributed 1,200 free tickets to the community for a sneak peek of the progress at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.