About Over the Edge

Over the Edge is an urban adventure fundraiser to support the North Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America. Participants rappel from the roof of a building in downtown Jacksonville. It’s exhilarating, fun and SAFE! No climbing or rappelling experience is necessary.

Over the Edge is proudly held at the OMNI Jacksonville Hotel, 245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202.

The main event is Friday, November 17, 2017. Pre-events occur on Thursday, November 16th.

About North Florida Council - BSA


The mission of the North Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America is to deliver the highest quality, values-based youth program of character development and leadership training, based upon the precepts embodied in the Scout Oath and Law, and to prepare young people to make ethical decisions in order to reach their full potential and to better serve their family, community and country.

Our vision is to offer exciting, fun and values-based experiences of the highest caliber to the greatest number of youth possible.

By participating in and supporting Over the Edge, you are helping to ensure Scouting’s strength, growth and future in North Florida.

Scout Oath

On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight

A Scout is:
• Trustworthy,
• Loyal,
• Helpful,
• Friendly,
• Courteous,
• Kind,
• Obedient,
• Cheerful,
• Thrifty,
• Brave,
• Clean,
• and Reverent.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices in their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scouts Oath and Law.


Over the Edge
North Florida Council, BSA

Patrick Linfors
BSA NFC Over the Edge Staff Advisor

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