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{ Monthly Archives } September 2010

Help save Scout camps during Make A Difference Day, Saturday, October 23

You can help save Scout camps during our Make A Difference Day Event on Saturday, October 23, 2010. You can take action by joining SaveCamps.org page on Facebook, sharing this link with others to help spread the word, and contacting the media. Please help spread the word about this important event by clicking on the [...]

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Camp Singing Hills: Parents oppose closing of Girl Scout camp

Camp Singing Hills has been in existence for more than four decades. The Girl Scouts want to close the 240-acre Camp Singing Hills near Middlebury, Indiana, saying it’s under-utilized and other camps in the area have more potential. Video View the short video below to hear from those who want the camp saved. “I went [...]

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A Shift For Survival: The Impact Of The Girl Scout Realignment On Camps: From Camp Business magazine

“A Shift For Survival: The Impact Of The Girl Scout Realignment On Camps: From Camp Business magazine” (PDF) is an article in Camp Business magazine that you’ll want to view. Article Highlights Below I’ve paraphrased information from the article and bolded important points. Land is the greatest asset and greatest liability for all 109 councils…” “It [...]

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Camp Singing Hills Girl Scout Camp scheduled to close

Camp Singing Hills in Middlebury, Indiana is scheduled to close. The article “Camp Singing Hills scheduled to be closed” has more information. Will Menges from Friends of Camp Singing Hills sent us the media release below. Local Girl Scouts Take Action to Save Local Girl Scout Camp Contact: Friendsofcsh@gmail.com As a response to the Girl Scouts of [...]

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M. J. Whelan Construction supports saving outdoor camps for kids

M. J. Whelan Construction, a wonderful southeast Michigan home remodeling contractor, is supporting our work to save outdoor camps for kids. M. J. Whelan Construction is located in downtown Milford, Michigan. During Milford Memories, a huge art festival in Milford, Michigan, I approached Darlene at the M. J. Whelan Construction booth and asked her if [...]

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Camp Lion in Massachusetts sells part of scout camp

We have written a lot about Scout Camps for sale on this blog, but Scouting organizations are the only organizations facing hard decisions about selling their camp properties, or pieces of their camps. Here is a story about such an organization, Camp Lion in Salem, Massachusetts. Camp Lion is under contract to sell 15 acres [...]

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Girl Scouts protest sale of Joy Hollow Girl Scout Camp

The 360-acre Joy Hollow Girl Scout Camp in Iowa is at risk of closing. Posters at a packed meeting of a crowd of 125 people read “We sell cookies, why sell our camp?” and “Our hearts would be hollow without Joy Hollow”. Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa (GSGI) is looking at options for Joy Hollow Camp, [...]

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