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Archive for April, 2020

Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee 1946 Pocket Patch

by @ Thursday, April 9th, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

According to Mike Hulsizer’s Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee History, The camp became the property of the Erie County Council (ECC) in 1928. However, records suggest it likely operated as Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee beginning in 1925. Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee is a Seneca Indian word meaning “trustworthy-loyal”. At that time it was probably used by the BSA but open to other […]

Camp Read 1950’s Pocket Patch Washington Irving Council

by @ Monday, April 6th, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Curtis S. Read Memorial Scout Camp opened on the shores of Long Pond, near Lake Mahopac in Putnam County, in 1920. The camp’s capacity was 50 boys, and was supervised by S.P. Hines, the local Scout Executive. Camp Read would later move to Camp Waubeeka in Copake, NY, and Siwanoy in Wingdale, NY, before finding […]

Camp Schoellkopf 1948 Pocket Patch

by @ Friday, April 3rd, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Here is another recent acquisition from Western New York Traders Association TOR a couple of weeks ago was one of their local camp patches. According to Mike Hulsizer’s Camp Schoellkopf History page, The camp came into existence in 1938 and was originally owned by Buffalo Council (BC). In 1949, Erie County Council (ECC) merged with […]

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