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Sustainability a main pillar of 24th World Scout Jamboree in W.Va.

By Jordyn Johnson for The Charleston Gazette-Mail

Scouts from around the world make their way up the stairs of the Sustainability Treehouse last week at the World Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.Va.. The stairs of the treehouse list some of its many qulaities.

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — According to Scout Law, “A Scout is: trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.”

The law doesn’t say anything about being sustainable or environmentally friendly, but at the 24th World Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, in Fayette County, 43,000 Scouts and 10,000 volunteers are working to make those two things a priority.

“If we have 7.6 billion people on Earth today and we’re going to go to 11 billion, that means we have sort of a need to innovate further. …

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