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{ Monthly Archives } September 2011

Girl Scout Essay, “Camp is not a place; it’s a way of life”

One of the positive things coming out of the controversy revolving around the closing of camps is some of the writings that I have seen by scout youth and leaders about the impact of time spent at camp has had on their lives. Below is one from the GSEP Property Blog that I had to [...]

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Feedback from an Ohio Girl Scout Leader

Here is an interesting post that was published by Elinor on cleveland.com. It is interesting to read related to the camp closure/sales by Girl Scouts of North Eastern Ohio. Copy of post is below. I don’t know who wrote this opinion but they are obviously not aware of the difficulty we GS leaders have in [...]

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Eastern Pennsylvania Girl Scout Camps to Be Closed

Three camps in Eastern Pennsylvania are to be closed by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. The camps are Tohikanee, Tweedale and Hidden Falls. The decision to close these camps was made after a two-year assessment by the Girl Scouts of the six camps owned by the council. This assessment like many others being conducted [...]

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North Carolina Girl Scouts Selling Several of Their Eight Camps

In June the Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont Council of the Girl Scouts of the USA have decided to sell several of their eight camps. The council’s CEO says that the eight camps are more than they need and too expensive to run. The council says they aren’t having financial problems, but that the sites are underutilized. [...]

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Girl Scouts Hold Craft Fair to Save Little House

The Jefferson County Girl Scouts are holding their first ever craft fair to raise money to support the “Little House.” The Mt. Vernon Illinois’s Little House is the meeting place for hundreds of local girl scouts troops in Jefferson County. The house provides a safe and secure environment in which the girls have meetings, camp-overs [...]

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