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Preserving Scout Camp


December 14, 2022

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The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) recently partnered with Blackhawk Area Council to preserve Canyon Camp, a beloved, 86-year-old Scout camp in rural Stockton, IL, by purchasing 140 acres of the camp.

"Canyon Camp is a very special place," said Sedrick Robinson, Scout Executive for the Blackhawk Area Council (BAC) of Boy Scouts of America, which owns the Canyon Camp property. "Generations of young men and women were taught to love the outdoors and learn life skills here. It's a place we didn't want to lose. The preservation of the Canyon Camp property is unique in the lif...

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