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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Boycott in North East Ohio

Many Girl Scouts in North East Ohio are boycotting Girl Scout Cookie sales over the planned sale of their camps. These camps are being sold in spite of the fact that the majority of their delegates recently votes to stop the sale of the camps. Read the full article.

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We Absolutely Love Our Cookie Sale, Our Camps and Our Crafts

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois CEO Diane Nelson is quoted in a nice article “Girl Scouts turn 100” in The Quad-City Times on November 29th about their fundraiser A Night on Broadway and the GSUSA program in general. “We absolutely love our cookie sale, our camps and our crafts as they’re a [...]

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Sale of Girl Scout Camps in Northeast Ohio to Continue

This disappointing news was posted to our Facebook group today: Friendsof Crowellhilaka Even though 60% of the General Assembly voted this past October to stop the sales of four of our camps in Northeast Ohio, today our Board of Directors has announced that the sales will continue regardless and in spite of the membership. Then [...]

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Anne Jackson Memorial Girl Scout Camp in Wilton Center, NH Closed

“Camp Anne Jackson will not hold summer camp in 2012 but will still be available for troop camping until further notice,” says the notice on Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains website. Camp Anne Jackson was established in the early 1960s. Its 79 acres is a mix of forests and fields. There is [...]

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North Eastern Ohio Girl Scouts Camps in Limbo

A letter was recently sent out to the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio’s board. The question: “will the camps go up for sale on the first of December?” The letter was sent by members of the various “Friends” organizations of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio camps as well as other concerned girl [...]

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Rhode Island Land Trusts to Buy Girl Scout and YMCA Camps

If you are going to sell your camp, here is an example in Rhode Island of what I would call a social and ecological responsible method of selling your camp. A former Girl Scout camp and YMCA summer camp are to be bought by the Westerly Land Trust and the Charlestown Land Trust. The Rhode [...]

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Former NY Girl Scout Camp Reopens after Five Years

Here is a hopefully story published October 30th, 2011 about former Girl Scout Camp Tapawingo reopening to campers after five years of being closed. When the consolidation of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York occurred and the organization’s base of operations moved out of the local area, friction between the new council and the [...]

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Ohio Battle Over Camps Not Done Yet

“Although the resolution to cease and desist camp sales passed by a strong majority of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio’s General Assembly, this resolution was not an amendment to the bylaws, it was a call to action.  The actual decision is still in the hands of the board and we do not know [...]

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Girl Scouts of North East Ohio General Assembly Votes to Stop Sale of Camps

Of the 87 voting members of the general assembly in attendance this morning, 52 voted in a straw poll to stop the sale of the camps. This require 50% to pass, and so it did. The next amendment was to make this a permanent amendment.  This required 67% to pass.   48 voted YES and 39 [...]

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Big Week in Efforts to Save Five Girl Scout Camps in Ohio

This is a big week for efforts to save Girl Scout camps in northern Ohio. This Saturday October 29th the board of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) at their annual meeting will vote on an amendment to re-evaluate camps. I’m anxious to see how the vote goes this Saturday and I hope [...]

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