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Archive for August, 2018

Camp Portaferry undated Cut Edge

by @ Thursday, August 30th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Portaferry opened in 1947 was a Boy Scout Lake Camp on the Western border of the Adirondack Park, owned by the Saint Lawrence County council and through various mergers to Hiawatha Seaway council. The camp was eventually closed and sold as too many NYS scout camps due to reduced use. Here is an image […]

Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation 1950’s cut edge with rockers

by @ Monday, August 27th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

During this era, Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation was part of Sir William Johnson Council and I had previously written about this cut edge patch. IT subsequently closed and was sold in 2013 The patch pictured below, had rockers for each year a Scout attended Camp. Several rockers could be fit in the notch at the […]

Undated Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation Half Moon Patch

by @ Friday, August 24th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Beginning in 1949, Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation was part of Sir William Johnson Council. It was later operated by Twin Rivers Council, but was closed and sold in 2013. Here is an undated patch Can anyone confirm the years of use?. Can anyone share other Woodworth images?

Camp Wakpominee Orange Felt Round Pocket Patch

by @ Tuesday, August 21st, 2018. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Another NYS Camp patch, this one is from Camp Wakpominee. The lodge which served this council also had the same name. Wakpominee was the camp of Mohican Council, it is still in use today as part Twin Rivers Council. The patch is not quite four inches tall. Not sure of the year on this one […]

1954 Camp Chappegat Staff Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, August 18th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Camp Chappegat, Ten Mile River pre-1965

This one allowed me to check off one of my TMR Staff Neckerchief needs, I had the patch separately but not the ne3ckerchief. Sometimes months go by without seeing one, but this is the several recent acquisitions. Camp Chappegat, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout Camps. It was located […]

Camp Wakpominee Red Cut Pocket Patch

by @ Thursday, August 9th, 2018. Filed under Uncategorized

Another NYS Camp patch, this one is from Camp Wakpominee. The lodge which served this council also had the same name. Wakpominee was the camp of Mohican Council, it is still in use today as part Twin Rivers Council. Not sure of the year on this one it looks like a 1950’s or early 1960’s […]

Ten Mile River Historical Trails Dangle

by @ Monday, August 6th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

The Ten Mile River Scout Museum has reinvigorated the TMR Historical TRail and issued a new patch and medal, with distance devices for completing various distances. The basic patch can be found here: and an image of the medal from the TMR Museum web site. You can find more information on the trail and how […]

2018 TMR Museum Historian

by @ Friday, August 3rd, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

Continuing its tradition which began in 2004, the Ten Mile River Scout Museum produced a patch which could be earned by all scouts free of charge who visited and completed the Museum program in 2018. This year’s Historian patch had a white border and used an updated logo which it shared with the updated Ten […]

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