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Archive for November, 2008

History of Camp Man

by @ Tuesday, November 18th, 2008. Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965, Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

Here is another video from the Ten Mile River Scout Museum, this one on the history of Camp Man 1930-1938. Camp Man was the Camp for Queens Council and was located on Crytsal Lake.  Modern Camp Kernochan uses much of the land of what was Camp Man.

Camp Hayden – Polar Bear Club

by @ Sunday, November 16th, 2008. Filed under Camp Hayden, TMR - Individual Camps

While I’m posting on Camp Hayden I have another undated Camp Hayden Patch which I had never seen before.  It is in pretty rough shape, apparently having been glued sometime in the past.  The patch should have a white twill background. It is a 3″ round with the test Camp Hayden Polar Bear Club. Can […]

Camp Hayden – 1976

by @ Thursday, November 13th, 2008. Filed under Camp Hayden

I had previously posted on Camp Hayden and what I believed to be its first patch.  Either that patch is from a later year (which seems more likely), or there were multiple patches issued. Camp Hayden was last run by GNYC in 1974.  My 30+ year old memory was that it was closed in 1975 […]

Siesta Merit Badge

by @ Tuesday, November 11th, 2008. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

I recently acquired a leather TMR neckerchief slide from 1974, Siesta Merit Badge.  While I was on staff in Family Camp that year I don’t have a specific memory of the issue.  I’ve seen these over the years, but only recently picked one up. I understand it was an official issue and used at least […]

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