Press Release - September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012

TO: Local media
From: John McKillip
President,
Mississippi Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America

For Immediate Release:

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.