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Camp Brooklyn – The Teepee and Canoe

by @ Saturday, April 20th, 2019. Filed under Camp Brooklyn

Prior to 1938, each borough had its own awards program. Brooklyn moved many of the awards that could be earned at their Kanohwahke Scout Camps located at Bear Mountain Parks in NY to Ten Mile River. The primary award was the Teepee and Canoe a series of three degrees earned by campers by completing various […]

1950 Camp Chappegat Staff Neckerchief

by @ Monday, April 1st, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Camp Chappegat

This one allowed me to check off one of my TMR Staff Neckerchief needs. Sometimes months go by without seeing one, but this is my most recent acquisition. Camp Chappegat, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout Camps. It was located on the Delaware side of the camp. It eventually […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps Indian Cliffs Neckerchief

by @ Friday, March 29th, 2019. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

Picked up this neckerchief at the Lenapehoking TOR in Allendale earlier this month. Thanks, Frank. The coloring is a bit off from the traditional color schemes which caught my eye,

Camp Sam Wood 1951 Pocket Patch

by @ Tuesday, March 26th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Sam Wood served as the primary camp for Genesee Council and is still being used today under the management of Iroquois Trails Council. Here the 1951 pocket patch from Camp Sam Wood. Does anyone else have any images of old Camp Sam Wood issues?

Ten Mile River 1979 Pocket Patch

by @ Saturday, March 23rd, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

For the first time since 1974, TMR did not issue a Jacket Patch, but did issue a pocket patch with a variation of the Indian Cliffs design. The patch did feature the native American Chief on Indian Cliffs, but rather than overlooking the Delaware River Valley, it overlooks the NYC Skyline. This may have been […]

Camp Kernochan 1972 Founders Day Patch

by @ Wednesday, March 20th, 2019. Tags: , ,
Filed under Camp Kernochan

1972 was the 45th Anniversary of Ten Mile Rive Scout Camps. Atlantic District in Brooklyn had chosen Camp Kernochan as the site of its district camp. I was SPL of Troop 296 at the time and John Romanovich was Camp Director. As part of the Anniversary Program, John Ramonovich held a Founders Day celebration on […]

TMR 1977 50th Anniversary Jacket Patch

by @ Sunday, March 17th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

I had previously written about a 1977 Staff Patch issued for the 50th Anniversary of Ten Mile River Scout Camps. Here is the regular version which was available for sale to all. Some wore it a shoulder patch on the right shoulder.

Ten Mile River 1983 Jacket Patch

by @ Thursday, March 14th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

This is another one of the non-Indian Cliff Jacket Patches which was issued by TMR back in 1983. If memory serves it was designed by the than Aquehonga Director Bruce DeSandre

Ten Mile River Scout Felt Red Orange Green Tri-Color Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, March 11th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965

During its earliest years at TMR, each borough operated its own independent camp(s). Things began to change in 1938 when Alfred C. Nichols became the Director of TMR. A standard reservation‑wide program called the TMR Scout Award replaced individual borough awards and recognition programs. This program was designed around four of the program areas offered […]

Ten Mile River 1971 Jacket Patch

by @ Friday, March 8th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

This is one of my favorite non-Indian Cliff Jacket Patches which was issued by TMR back in 1971. I believe it was the first fully embroidered Jacket Patch issued by TMR. There are at least two versions of this patch. The top layer of the Sun in this one is Orange, there is also a […]

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