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{ Monthly Archives } December 2011

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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Financial Owes Prompt WA BSA Council to Sell Camp Properties

Here is an interesting article about the state of Washington’s Grand Columbia Council of Boy Scouts of America selling an office building and about 250 acres of camp properties.  The Council had accumulated $1.6 million in debt after making improvements to Camp Fife required by the state including the water system and upgrading the electrical [...]

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MA BSA Camp Building States Largest Solar Array

In spring of 2012, a 25 acre solar array will be built in Treasure Valley Scout Reservation in Rutland Massachusetts. This will be owned and built by Nexamp, a leading solar independent power producer. It will save the camp about $20,000 per year as well as power about 900 homes. Read the full article at [...]

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CA BSA Camp Masonite-Navarro Still For Sale Despite Improved Finances

In an article published August 3rd the Redwood Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America said that although finances have improved this year and they are no long operating at a deficit, camp Masonite-Navarro remains on the market. “Faced with severe budget problems, the council in March put Camp Masonite-Navarro on the market at [...]

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