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The 4th Annual Veterans & Community Heroes Appreciation Day

June 16, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018
This event is an opportunity to showcase the Summit Bechtel Reserve to the local community with a festival setting through open program activities, exhibitors, food vendors and live music.
Location: Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve – enter at the North “Glen Jean” Gate (go past the National Park Service Headquarters, located 104 Main Street, Glen Jean, the Summit entrance is just past the railroad tracks.)
Cost: There is no cost to attend. However, passes will be required for the following activities: Canopy Tours, Climbing/Rappelling, Zip Lines, Shooting Sports, BMX Bikes, Mountain Biking and Skateboarding.
  • $15.00 Summit Action Pass: Adults and youth 11 years and older -NOTE: To participate in these activities, you must meet the manufacturers weight guidelines of 50 pounds minimum and 250 pounds maximum.
  • $5.00 Junior Action Pass: Youth (ages 6-10 years old); includes for ages 6-8 skateboarding, BMX bikes, shooting sports and climbing; for ages 9-10 canopy tours, climbing/rappelling, zip lines, shooting sports, BMX bikes, mountain biking and skateboarding.
    • NOTE: participants must be able to fit the equipment, including safety gear provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Special Guests Attend for Free: All Military Service members, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Educators and School Personnel and their immediate family members will receive a “Hero Pass” at no cost. This pass will provide access to all activities listed above.
Event Schedule:
  • 12:00 p.m.: Gates Open for Participants
  • 12:00 p.m.:All Activity Areas Open
  • 1:00 p.m.:Live Music
  • 2:30 p.m.:BMX Demonstration
  • 3:00 p.m.:Live Music
  • 3:30 p.m.: Archery Demonstration
  • 4:30 p.m.: Skateboard Demonstration
  • 5:00 p.m.:Program Areas Close
  • 5:30 p.m.: Closing Show/Live Music
  • Bands will be playing throughout the day.
  • Evening entertainment/music by “Cross Town Traffic” from Elkins, WV.
  • Demonstrations at the BMX Bike, Archery and Skateboard Areas.
  • Kids Zone-Slide, Bounce House and More
  • Sustainability Treehouse
  • Nature Boardwalk
  • Exhibitor Area
Useful Information:
  • No pets or alcohol are permitted.
  • Bring a water bottle with you; water hydration stations are available throughout the Summit Center area.
  • Food vendors will be onsite with food available for purchase.


The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve
2550 Jack Furst Dr.
Glen Jean, WV 25846 United States
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(304) 465-2800
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The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve
(304) 465-2800
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