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By Matt Patterson
The Oklahoman 

Girl Scouts plan new $11M Oklahoma City camp facility


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lilly Thomson sells Girl Scout cookies just about as well as anyone, and she proved it by moving more than 6,000 boxes of Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Do-si-dos this year, earning her a trip to Disney World.

But the trip was far from Thomson's only motivation. She also was working for her future and the future of scouts that will come long after her. Those same cookie sales, along with money from community partners and donors, are helping pay for construction and operation of a new $11.2 million scout camp on the edge of Zoo Lake in northeast Oklahoma City.

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