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10 !%"$%$"$ ! Each Scout, Registered Adult Leader, and Adult Volunteer is expected to live up to the standards of conduct as set forth in the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, and the Outdoor Code as follows:  ! %! Scout Law On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.  !%+ A Scout is: Trustworthy Loyal Helpful Friendly Courteous Kind Obedient Cheerful Thrifty Brave Clean Reverent !$$ As an American, I will do my best to Be clean in my outdoor manners, Be careful with fire, Be considerate in the outdoors, and Be conservation-minded.  !!! “Be Prepared”  !)#%" “Do a Good Turn Daily” %!"%)#$("!  % The existing three national high-adventure bases at Philmont, Northern Tier, and Florida Sea Base are the foremost opportunities for excitement and adventure for Scouts. While experiencing the outdoor adventure of a lifetime, Scouts develop important leadership skills, engage in fellowship, and enhance their environmental stewardship. Each year, the High Adventure tm Bases serve more than 50,000 youth – with 20,000 more wait-listed. High Adventure tm is a chance to try something you may never experience again. So take adventure to the limit. Get out of the house and into the excitement offered at one of the BSA's High Adventure™ Bases! You'll never forget it! You've got four choices: a unique aquatic quest at the Florida Sea Base; a canoeing or winter camping challenge at the Northern Tier; a wild west backpacking expedition at the Philmont Scout Ranch; or the High Adventure tm experience of The Summit: Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve located in The New River Gorge Region of West Virginia. 1. Philmont Scout Ranch: Take a hike! The mountains of New Mexico offer the adventure that you have always dreamed about. Backpacking, rock climbing, western lore, living history, and the views from peaks over 10,000 feet tall will make memories that last a lifetime. Go to: for more information. 2. Northern Tier: Don't miss the boat! One of the most beautiful and remote parts of North America offers a unique opportunity for Scouts. Canoeing, hiking, fishing, and winter camping in and around the beautiful lakes of northern Minnesota and southern Canada await you at the Northern Tier. Go to: for more information. 3. Florida Sea Base: Make a splash! Head to the Florida Keys and dive into an amazing Florida Sea Base adventure and wade into more excitement than you ever thought possible. Snorkeling, SCUBA, boating, and beach camping are among the many possibilities. Go to: for more information. 4. The Summit: Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve: The Summit is a new property purchased in 2009 and is being developed as a High Adventure tm Base and future site for the National Scout Jamboree. The property consists of a 10,000 acre reclaimed mine site near Beckley, West Virginia located in The New River Gorge Region of West Virginia. The race is on to prepare this new property for the 2013 Boy Scout National Jamboree – July 15 – 24, 2013 Go to: http:/ for more information.