Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases

The Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases are a collection of high adventure bases in Minnesota, Ontario, and Manitoba. It is made up of Charles L. Sommers Canoe Base in Ely, Minnesota, Don Rogert Canoe Base in Atikokan, Ontario and Norther Expeditions Base in Bissett, Manitoba.

Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch is a mountainous ranch located near the town of Cimarron, New Mexico covering approximately 137,500 acres (556 km2) of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico, near the town of Cimarron. Philmont is also home to the Philmont Training Center, which is the main center for BSA’s national-level training for volunteers and professionals.

Florida National High Adventure Sea Base

The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base is a high adventure program base in the Florida Keys. The Florida National Sea Base is located in Islamorada, Florida on the end of Lower Matecumbe Key. Other bases include the Brinton Environmental Center located on Summerland Key and the Bahamas Sea Base in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas.

The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve

The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, known as Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR), is located in Fayette and Raleigh Counties, near Beckley, West Virginia. The Summit Bechtel Reserve is the home of the National Scout Jamboree, the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base, the James C. Justice National Scout Camp, and the John D. Tickle National Training and Leadership Center.

Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base

The Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base is a high adventure program base located at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. The Summit was purchased in 2009 and the high adventure base began operation in 2014. The New River Gorge region offers white water rafting rated from Class II to Class V along the more than 50 miles of river within the New River Gorge National River area. Other outdoor activities that are popular to the area include Rock climbingrappelling (abseiling)mountain biking, hiking, geocaching, and orienteering. Some of the additional activities added with help from Scout feedback at the 2010 Jamboree, are skateboardingfreestyle BMXmountainboardingATV riding, paddle boarding, dragon boats racing, and ziplines.