"Let's embrace the technology," said Randall Stephenson at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree opening show. "Post photos and videos. I want the world to understand what is truly going on here," said the jamboree chairman, who is also CEO and chairman of AT&T, Inc.
Following this lead, Scouts and Venturers, are snapping images and snagging video on their smartphones and tablets. A few years ago, charging those devices at the Summit Bechtel Reserve would have been a problem. This place is prime West Virginia wilderness. No longer. Cell phone charging stations and large orange power panels with outlets have been installed across the jamboree site.
Nancy Reed, chief of staff of the Summit's safety service, reminds all participants of the rules for using these power panels:
Compliance with these rules will prevent injury and enable more participants to charge their devices.