High Adventure Bases
Scouting offers four High Adventure bases with new challenges and new
excitement. You’ll leave these properties with special memories of fun
Bechtel Reserve ("The Summit")
More than 70,000 acres to explore in West Virginia's New River Gorge
National River Area. Enjoy whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain
biking and plenty more. Permanent home of the Boy Scouts of America's
Florida Sea Base
Scouting’s ultimate aquatic experience. Sail to the Bahamas, go
snorkeling or SCUBA diving, enjoy beach camping and more. Scouts can be
certified in SCUBA at the base.
From June to September, Northern Tier boasts the best wilderness
canoeing in the world. Scouts go canoeing, hiking, fishing, and winter
camping in and around Northern Minnesota and Southern Canada.
Philmont Scout Ranch
Located on more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness.
Scouts can go backpacking, rock climbing and see views from peaks more
than 10,000 feet tall. To learn about Scouting groups from the Lincoln Heriage Council that are going to Philmont, click here.