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Three Fires Council, Boy Scouts of America Receives $10K Grant From Community Foundation

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Nancy Loftus

(St. Charles, Illinois)  Monday, September 8, 2008 – The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley awarded the Three Fires Council, Boy Scouts of America with a $10,000 grant on August 12th toward the construction of the Cub Scout Adventure Camp.  The Adventure Camp is a joint venture between the Three Fires and Des Plaines Valley Boy Scout Councils.

After extensive research and study the two councils engaged in the development and operation of an Adventure Camp hosting summer Scout resident camp and year-round camping for Scouts of all program levels.

“It’s through the support of organizations such as the Community Foundation working together with the Scouts, that helps build a stronger community and a better future for our youth,” said the Adventure Camp Campaign Director, David Miller.

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About the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley:
The Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic corporation that administers individual charitable funds and distributes grants and scholarships to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County Illinois.  For more information please

About the Boy Scouts of America:
In 2007, the Three Fires Council served over 36,000 youth throughout DuPage, Kane, Kendall, DeKalb, and parts of Will and Cook counties. Our mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.  For more information please visit

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