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Scouts' U.S. plantation sale nets $2.2M for cash-strapped group

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A historic Southern plantation in the United States sold for $2.2 million at auction Friday, giving some financial relief to the strapped local Girl Scout council that has owned and used it as a camp for girls for almost five decades.Full story

Tampa Girl Scout camp focuses on STEM

Robots and paper rockets aren't part of the typical Girl Scout camp. The week-long Minds for Design camp in Tampa focused on science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.  Instead of pitching tents and building fires, this camp builds a fire inside these girls to learn how the world works. "Wh Full story

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Handout of the manor house that is part of the former Richmond Plantation near rural Cordesville
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The manor house that is part of the former Richmond Plantation, a historic property of 152 acres near rural Cordesville, South Carolina is shown in this handout photo taken July 12, 2013, during a "farewell" visit by former Girl Scouts. Owned and operated as a camp for Girl Scouts by a South Carolin

Handout of the path to a dock on the Cooper River that is part of the former Richmond Plantation near rural Cordesville
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The path to a dock on the Cooper River that is part of the former Richmond Plantation, a historic property of 152 acres near rural Cordesville, South Carolina is shown in this handout photo taken July 12, 2013, during a "farewell" visit by former Girl Scouts. Owned and operated as a camp for Girl Sc