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Woodworth Lake facility will be sold to private owner

by @ 10:15 am on August 11, 2013. Tags:
Filed under Scouting in the News

A comment was left on a post I had written about the 1955 Woodworth Lake Patch, that the camp had been sold.

There was an article in the Leader Herald which confirmed this:

The Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation, a woodsy retreat where local Boy Scouts have camped for decades, has hosted its final Scout function.

The reservation will be sold, a Scout official said.

Richard Stockton, Scout executive of the Boy Scouts’ Twin Rivers Council, said the 1,200-acre camp has been purchased by a private individual. He would not provide the buyer’s name or the price of the property.
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Cub Scouts salute during a flag ceremony this month at Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation in Bleecker. “This a special place in Fulton County and the Adirondack Park,” said Andy Cordone, father of a Cub Scout. (Photo courtesy of Andy Cordone)

The council says Woodworth Lake no longer is viable as a Scout camp.

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