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We have posted the presentation for the April property meetings. We appreciate the time that many of you took to attend the meetings and voice your opinions. Your input through the surveys and the open meetings has inspired the committee to develop a plan that anticipates enhancements for our outdoor program and the stewardship of our properties. Thank you for your commitment to the girls and the outdoor experience.

GSOFCT Long Range
Property Plan



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The Strategic Plan adopted for the council calls for us to develop a long-range property plan, and keeping everyone informed on the progress of our emerging property plan is a priority for the council. We have put together teams of staff and volunteers who have been working
with a property consultant from GSUSA to create a comprehensive review of the properties, current programs, and usage. These teams were at the Kickoffs at the end of August to gather more feedback.



Property Planning Timeline

The next step is to write the council's Long Range Property Plan using the research from these task groups, following the timeline below. Here is a printable version of the timeline with more information.

The fall meetings,
Tree scheduled at our various outdoor properties around the state, were intended to share the information that the three task groups—property, program, and marketing—have been gathering. The online surveys taken by adults and girl members have provided us with a wealth of information. The property group has visited each of the properties to update the in-depth surveys made at the time of realignment. The program staff has data based on the use of our properties and feedback related to on-site programs. This information will inform a fresh vision for outdoor program on Council properties. The volunteers and staff on each of the task forces are looking forward to gathering your input as part of the process of drafting a plan for the board. Click here to view the presentation from the fall meetings.

ClipboardThe process then moved in January to the Board of Directors, which reviewed and commented on the preliminary plan. This draft was reported out and workshopped at the February meetings. Click here to view the presentation from the winter meetings.

Based on these conversations, the Long Range Planning Team created a second draft that the Board of Directors reviewed at the regularly scheduled March meeting.

Following that, in April, there were a final round of meetings for comment on the plan.
Click here to view the presentation from the spring meetings. The Board will vote on the plan at a special meeting to be scheduled in early May.




Past Meetings


Fall 2013 Meetings
Click here to view the presentation from the fall meetings.
Site
Date
Time
Yankee Trails, Dining Hall
September 23
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lebanon Service Center
September 28
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
An-Se-Ox, Spence Lodge
October 19
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Rocky Craig, Troop House
October 23
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Candlewood, Dining Hall
November 10
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Merrie-Wood, Main Cabin
November 16
12:00-2:00 p.m.


Winter 2014 Meetings
Click here to view the presentation from the winter meetings.
Site
Date
Time
Hartford Service Center
February 4
7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Haven Service Center
February 12
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Wilton Service Center February 25
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Spring 2014 Meetings
Click here to view the presentation from the spring meetings.
Site
Date
Time
Waterbury Service Center
April 7       
7:00-9:00 p.m.            
North Haven Service Center
April 10
7:00-9:00 p.m.



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