Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021

Arizona Boy Scouts to Sell Summer Camp as Part of Abuse Settlement Pact

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Arizona’s largest Boy Scout council plans to sell its popular summer camp and other property worth over $7 million to help settle nationwide claims of historic sexual abuse. On July 9, the executive board of the Grand Canyon Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced it will sell Camp Geronimo, a 200-acre summer camp near Payson, Arizona, and 10 acres of Heard Scout Pueblo in Phoenix, and contribute the proceeds to the BSA to help it pay victims of sexual abuse. Last week, BSA filed an amended Restructuring Settlement Agreement announcing that the organization had come to terms with the Coalition of Abused Scouts and several other parties involved in the longstanding sexual abuse case. As part of the agreement, BSA will establish an $850,000 settlement trust for victim compensation. “While BSA is not fully out of the woods yet, this agreement is an important step forward and …

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