Girl Scouts http://iowapublicradio.org en As Rustic Camps Struggle, Girl Scouts Look at Modernizing Camping http://iowapublicradio.org/post/rustic-camps-struggle-girl-scouts-look-modernizing-camping <p>Officials with<a href="http://www.gseiwi.org/"> Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois</a> are voting on whether to downsize four of their Girl Scout camps. The proposal is a step back from an earlier plan, to sell all four camps entirely. Girl Scouts officials say today's girls want a more modern camping experience.</p><p>There are certain traditions that are essential to being a Girl Scout: reciting the Girl Scout Pledge, selling cookies, and – for many girls over many decades – going to summer camp.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:40:46 +0000 Sarah McCammon 19058 at http://iowapublicradio.org As Rustic Camps Struggle, Girl Scouts Look at Modernizing Camping