A soaring environmental education center sets an example of high performance:

A soaring environmental education center sets an example of high performance:

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) held the first National Scout Jamboree in 1937, when thousands of Scouts converged on the Washington Mall for 10 days of learning and activity. Since 2013, the Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve has served as the permanent home of the quadrennial events. There, the Mithun-designed environmental education center known as the Sustainability Treehouse greeted 60,000 Scouts to last year’s inauguration of the rural West Virginia venue. Slide Show Photo © Joe Fletcher ----- Advertising ----- Achieving this milestone was a troop effort. The Sustainability Treehouse is the first of five facilities slated for the Summit, which comprises 10,600 acres formerly used for mining and logging. Due to the scale of the undertaking, BSA tapped Fort Worth, Texas–based Trinity Works as master developer of the reclaimed land. Five mutually exclusive design leads...

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