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Boy Scout Council votes to keep two camps

2 years ago by Bob Gough

Mississippi Valley Council will continue to operate both Saukenauk Scout Reservation near Mendon and Camp Eastman near Nauvoo

John McKillip of the Mississippi Valley Council of the Boy Scouts says the Council will continue to operate two scout camps.

McKillip issued this news release this morning:

"At a special Executive Board meeting on September 18, the Executive Board of the Mississippi Valley Council of the Boys Scouts of America, the Board approved keeping both of the council camps. Saukenauk Scout Reservation, near Mendon, IL and Camp Eastman, near Nauvoo, IL have been part of the Mississippi Valley council since the 1993 merger of the Saukee Area Council of Quincy, IL and the Southeast Iowa Council of Burlington IA. Both camps will continue to be owned and operated by the Mississippi Valley Council."


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