Fifty feet above the ground, with a only a thin cable underfoot, balance ropes barely in reach, with just a safety harness to calm the nerves, each Scout's or Venturer's task is simple: Just make it across to the next platform. This trial of strength and agility is part of the invigorating challenge course at the Ropes, one of the many activity areas at the Summit Bechtel Reserve.
Reporter Mike DeSocio presents the news recap for July 17, 2013, at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. View all of Jamboree Today's videos at youtube.com/jamboreetoday.
Update July 23, 6:11 p.m.:
Contributions collected for the World Friendship Fund at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree exceeded $25,000, which will be used to benefit Scouting around the globe.