GSWPA Terminates Lease at Camp Birdsall Edey
Warren, PA – Citing health and safety issues uncovered in a recent property assessment, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania has terminated its lease of property at Camp Birdsall Edey in the Allegheny National Forest in Warren County effective January, 2010. This joint decision was made in conjunction with representatives from the U.S. Forest Service.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania and the Allegheny National Forest continue to work together to provide quality experiences and education in locations on the Allegheny.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania
Allegheny National Forest
Anthony V. Scardina
About Girl Scouts
Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of theUSA is the preeminent leadership experience for girls and is the leading authority on girls' healthy development. Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The three-million-member organization serves girls from every corner of the United States and its territories. Girl Scouts of the USA also serves American girls and their classmates attending American or international schools overseas in 90 countries. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, call 1-800-248-3355 or visit www.gswpa.org.
About The Allegheny National Forest
The Allegheny National Forest is one of 155 National Forests managed by theU.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service, and the only one in Pennsylvania. National Forests are different than other federal lands, most of which are managed for a single purpose. Congress mandates that National Forests be managed to provide multiple benefits in a sustainable way so future generations will enjoy these lands, too.