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Howard County’s $6M offer to purchase Camp Ilchester accepted; Ball pledges to preserve the land as open space

April 14, 2022

Howard County’s offer to purchase Camp Ilchester in Ellicott City from the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland will allow the beloved camp’s land to be preserved for years to come, instead of being converted to a residential development, according to County Executive Calvin Ball. “It would be a great tragedy if this wonderful space was lost to bulldozers plowing over a legacy of the Girl Scouts,” Ball said during a news conference Wednesday.

Article Source: Howard County Times

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