Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama GSNCA
Decision to close announced May 2012
Vote to re-evaluate closures announced June 2013 after grassroots uprising.
Vote to re-open the camps announced November 2013. Camps to re-open for troop camping starting Jan 2014.
First resident camp held at Camp Coleman since resting in May 2013
The first resident camp since Camp Coleman rested in May 2013 was held last week.
GSNCA board of directors passes resolution to open Girl Scouts camps on ‘limited use’
The Girls Scouts of North-Central Alabama Board of Directors today unanimously passed a resolution that will allow the closed and rested camps to be used on a “limited use” basis for troop camping beginning Jan. 15, 2014.
The GSNCA reevaluates its contentious property plan
Weld for Birmingham, Katherine Webb June 12, 2013
Grassroots members are pleased to see GSNCA extending a welcoming hand to community support for the camps. In a March interview with Weld, Hilary Perry, GSNCA’s director of communications and advocacy, said of volunteer efforts, “it is not just a question of a one-time campaign to fix camp.”
Trussville's Camp Coleman among four Girl Scouts camps closing
For the girls?
Weld for Birmingham, Katherine Webb April 3, 2013
Members of the Girl Scouts mistrust council’s decision to sell Camp Coleman.
Speak no evil? Attorney for Girl Scouts suggests Weld better be careful.
Weld for Birmingham, Mark Patterson, March 27, 2013
What happens when a newspaper starts asking questions that make people uncomfortable? Sometimes, journalists get strongly worded letters from attorneys.