2012 Service Grant Recipients
Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each
Region to receive matching service grants. For 2012, 15 lodges in Councils across
the Nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $40,000 dollars in matching
grants via the 2012 OA Service Grant program.
The following grants were awarded within the Central Region:
- The Hawkeye Area Council headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will receive
$5,000 dollars to expand its wheelchair accessible campsites and to provide
a swimming pool mobility lift at the Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation.
- The Dan Beard Council headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, will receive $2,180
dollars to replace its aging campsite shelters at Camp Friedlander.
- The Great Lakes Council headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, will receive
$3,675 dollars to build and install new swimming docks at its Lost Lake Scout
- The La Salle Council headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, will receive
$2,775 dollars to construct a new trail at Camp Tamarack, to produce signage
to identify plants, trees and flowers for educational purposes, and to purchase
a sawmill for the harvesting of black locust trees.
The following grants were awarded within the Northeast Region:
- The Yankee Clipper Council headquartered in Haverhill, Massachusetts, will
receive $2,000 dollars to build a new waterfront tower at the Wah-Tut-Ca Scout
- The Cape Cod and Islands Council headquartered in Yarmouthport, Massachusetts,
will receive $2,845 dollars to reconstruct four adirondack shelters and a latrine
at its short-term use campsite.
- The Pennsylvania Dutch Council headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania,
will receive $3,000 dollars to create a new "pod" Cub Scout campsite at the
J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation.
- The Longhouse Council headquartered in Syracuse, New York, will receive
$1,200 dollars to construct a new pavilion at Camp Woodland.
- The Baden-Powell Council headquartered in Binghamton, New York, will receive
$2,600 to renovate the shower house at Camp Tuscany.
The following grants were awarded within the Southern Region:
- The Indian Waters Council headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, will
receive $1,725 dollars to extend and improve a 2,400 foot trail to its Chapel
at Camp Barstow.
- The Palmetto Council headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, will
receive $2,425 dollars to reconstruct its amphitheater seating at Camp Bob Hardin.
- The Old Hickory Council headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,
will receive $1,725 dollars to construct a training and instructional shelter
located at Camp Raven Knob.
- The Shawnee Trails Council headquartered in Owensboro, Kentucky, will receive
$2,425 dollars to renovate its lodge building at Camp Roy C. Manchester.
The following grants were awarded within the Western Region:
- The Mt. Diablo Silverado Council headquartered in Pleasant Hill, California,
will be awarded $4,000 dollars for bb-gun and archery range improvements at
- The Conquistador Council headquartered in Boswell, New Mexico, will be awarded
$2,425 dollars to rebuild their seating, to plant trees, and to construct a
walkway for the amphitheater at Camp Wehinahpay.