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Badgerland Long Range Property Plan

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin – Badgerland Council Board of Directors voted in June 2014 on the Long Range Property Plan. Development of this strategy has been years in the making. A volunteer-led, Long-Range Property Planning Committee was appointed by the Board of Directors in 2009 to review, in depth, at all ten Badgerland properties with an eye for program potential and the cost of bringing properties up to program standards. That committee concluded its work with property-by-property recommendations presented to the Board in April 2013. In the fall of 2013, those proposals were released to the full membership for review and comment. Today’s Badgerland Property Plan is the result of that five-year long review and analysis.


Long Range Property Plan June 2014

RESIDENT CAMPS

Black Hawk Postpone a decision until the conclusion of the 2014 camping season.
Ehawee Postpone a decision until the conclusion of the 2014 camping season.

TROOP CAMP PROPERTIES

Brandenburg Invest resources at a sufficient level to prevent deterioration while exploring options.
Echo Valley Explore options for sale.
Oakwood Knoll Explore options for sale.
Stetler Postpone decision until spring 2015.

SERVICE CENTERS

Beloit Explore options to remain or relocate.
La Crosse Explore options to remain or relocate.
Madison Place current Service Center property or both the Service Center and adjacent properties on the market; build on adjacent site or a new site or lease or buy a new site.
Platteville Remain in current leased facility.

Next Steps
As directed by the Board of Directors, the Badgerland Property Task Force will start the process of selling the aforementioned properties (Madison Service Center, Camp Echo Valley and Camp Oakwood Knoll) while exploring options for the Beloit and La Crosse Service Centers. In the meantime, the Task Force will continue to review resident camp usage in preparation for next-step recommendations to the board later this year.


Questions?
Have questions about the property plan? Email your questions and we’ll compile answers to the Frequently Asked Questions around the Badgerland Property Plan. We will post progress updates to this webpage and in Badgerland e-newsletters.

propertyplan@gsbadgerland.org