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to the online home of the Owasippe Staff Association. The OSA is a non-profit staff alumni organization established in 1978. We are comprised of past and present staff and friends of the Owasippe Scout Reservation, America’s oldest Boy Scout camp in continuous operation.

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 Last updated 11/30/15

The OSA has been asked if anyone knows the accommodations for staying at the health lodge? They are going next weekend, and wonder about cooking and clean up in the lodge. Can anyone help? ... See MoreSee Less

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Owasippe Staff Association added 2 new photos to the album: Postcards and Photos of Owasippe — at Owasippe Scout Reservation. ... See MoreSee Less

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From: www.owasippeadventure.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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The OSA has been very fortunate to receive very generous donations to help rebuild Guest Lodge, buy the pier at Blackhawk, rebuild all the firebowls, buy new circus tents, build shower houses and build and buy many other items for Owasippe. Did you know that the IRA qualified charitable distribution (QCD) option allows taxpayers age 70½ or older to use up to $100,000 of IRA assets per year as a tax-free contribution to qualifying charities. Historically, these distributions were allowed on a temporary basis and had to be renewed by Congress. Going forward, taxpayers age 70½ or older have until December 31 each year to make tax-free QCDs from their IRAs.

Note: This information is provided for general interest/information purposes. IRA account owners should consult a tax professional with questions regarding charitable donations.

If you would like to make a donation please send it to The Owasippe Staff Association, P.O. Box 7097, Westchester, IL 60154
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