Boy Scouts dedicate Camp Kickapoo as John W. Nichols Scout Ranch

Boy Scouts dedicate former Camp Kickapoo as John W. Nichols Scout Ranch. The dedication also was used to announce the completion of the $10 million capital campaign that was started in 2007 with David Rainbolt and Aubrey McClendon as co-chairmen.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 13, 2010
Advertisement
;
The Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America dedicated the former Camp Kickapoo, SW 149 and County Line Road, as John W. Nichols Scout Ranch during ceremonies Saturday.

The dedication also was used to announce the completion of the $10 million capital campaign that was started in 2007 with David Rainbolt and Aubrey McClendon as co-chairmen.

Scout Executive Jeff Woolsey said $2 million will go into an endowment to ensure proper maintenance of the council’s camps, while the other $8 million will be used for brick-and-mortar camp improvements.

"Saturday was a great day for Scouting and we greatly appreciate the generosity of the Nichols family and all the other contributors to the capital campaign,” Woolsey said.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant reportedly trying to get Caron Butler to return
  2. 2
    Isolated Amazon Tribe Makes First Contact
  3. 3
    911 Dispatcher Handles Call About Her Choking Son
  4. 4
    Cops: Woman Faked Drowning to Avoid Court
  5. 5
    Brazilians Listened to the Song ‘Happy’ a Lot More After Their World Cup Disaster Against...
+ show more