Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Adventure Base 100

Are you looking for an adventure? Come celebrate the 100 with Adventure Base 100 as it rolls into Atlanta. This unique, interactive 10,000-square-foot campus, will be in Atlanta on Friday, April 16 from noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 17from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Piedmont Park during the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. The event is free, open to the public, and will be a fun event for the whole family! At Adventure Base 100, families will have the opportunity to try their skill at a ropes course, experience the IMAX-like video in the “Go Scouting! Dome,” and tour the traveling museum, among many other activities.This is a unique opportunity that will be of interest to local Scouts, families and tourists in and around the Atlanta-area.

For Immediate Release
Adventure Base 100 to Roll into Atlanta
Boy Scouts of America Mark 100th Anniversary Celebration

Engage Atlanta-Area Residents with Immersive Scouting Experience through Nationwide Tour Atlanta, (April 6, 2010)

Ropes Course. GoScouting! Dome. Traveling Museum. In celebration of the organization’s 100th anniversary, the Boy Scouts of America is bringing a truly unique and interactive experience to Atlanta: Adventure Base 100. Created specifically for the Boy Scouts of America’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, Adventure Base 100 is traveling the country to rally people of all ages to take part in “Celebrating the Adventure, Continuing the Journey. Adventure Base 100 is a unique, interactive 10,000-square-foot campus featuring immersive and exciting Scout-related experiences to provide a hands-on view of the Boy Scouts of America’s 100 year history and the difference Scouting has made in the lives of millions of youth.Starting in January at the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif., and ending in November in New York City, Adventure Base 100 will be rolling into more than 40 markets across the country.

It will be in Atlanta April 16 from noon to 9 p.m., April 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and April 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Our goal is to engage those interested in the Boy Scouts of America in a new and exciting way,” said Tracy Techau, Scout Executive/CEO of the Atlanta Area Council. “We are thrilled to bring this experience to Atlanta to celebrate our rich 100 year heritage, spark fond memories in former Scouts and alumni, and intrigue those who may be interested in learning more about our organization.” While in Atlanta Adventure Base 100 will be located at Piedmont Park during the Atlanta Dogwood Festival and will include: A high adventure ropes course for all visitors more than 4 feet tall weighing less than 200 pounds. A multi-sensory experience that will offer visitors the sights, smells and sounds of Scouting via the campus IMAX-like video “GoScouting! Dome.”

Yours in Scouting Service
Mark W
Assistant Den Leader Pack 69
Frontier District, Denver Area Council
NSJ '05 Youth Participant '10 Subcamp 7 Youth Staff
Eagle Scout OA Brotherhood Member
WSJ '07 '11 Philmont AA '08

If you are paid to do Scouting, you are called a Professional. If you are not paid to do Scouting, you are called a Volunteer. If you pay to do Scouting, then you are called a Scouter. -- Author Unknown

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