Camp Kilworth in the News

Communities Rally to Save the Future of Closed Boy Scout Camps

Nonprofit Quarterly

Citing issues of declining membership and rising costs for upkeep and operations, the Pacific Harbors Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently closed four of its camps in Washington state ...

Camp Kilworth in Federal Way slated to close Tuesday

Federal Way Mirror-Feb 29, 2016

A small group gathered for what might be the final Boy Scouts of America function at Camp Kilworth to celebrate the 80th birthday of the Federal ...

Supporters create petition to keep Camp Kilworth in Federal Way open

Federal Way Mirror-Jan 15, 2016

Dane Bergman, a Federal Way resident who was on the property committee for Camp Kilworth and was a program director for Cub Scouts for ...

Boy Scouts organization votes to close Camp Kilworth in Federal Way, 4 other sites

Federal Way Mirror-Dec 28, 2015

Cub Scouts perform activities over the summer at Camp Kilworth in Federal Way. The Pacific Harbors Council Boy Scouts of America voted to ...

Erosion closes Camp Kilworth in Federal Way

Federal Way Mirror-Dec 23, 2014

Camp Kilworth in Federal Way is temporarily closed due to an eroding ... Over the years, the cliff edge near the Camp Kilworth lodge and fire pit ...

Boy Scouts' Camp Kilworth: When a deed is, indeed, a deed

The News Tribune

Sep 21, 2009 - When Tacoma businessman William Kilworth and his wife, Augusta, donated the property that would become Camp Kilworth to the Boy Scouts ...

In RE: The 1934 deed to Camp Kilworth; The Estate of William W. Kilworth

Case opinion for WA Court of Appeals IN RE: The 1934 DEED TO CAMP KILWORTH; The Estate of William W. Kilworth. Read the Court's full decision on ...

Boy Scouts blocked from selling camp in Federal Way ...

Seattle Post‑Intelligencer

Feb 25, 2009 - But Perrin Walker, an attorney representing the Pacific Harbors Council, said no plans for development were in the works for Camp Kilworth's ...

Scout Camp Still Active After Recent Controversies

The Seattle Times

Aug 7, 1992 - Ranger Bob sat gingerly in his chair, moaning about his back injury from moving a piano. He poked at the computer keys. The printer spit out a series of the famous "Ranger Bob speeding tickets."