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Archive for posts by Bill Mulrenin.

TMR 2014 Shooting Sports Program

by @ Tuesday, March 31st, 2020. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

For the last decade, Ten Mile River has hosted a Shooting Sports Program each spring before summer camp opens, in some years they have held multiple weekends. 2014 was no exception, and a pocket patch was issued for the event. Does anyone know what was issued in subsequent years?

Camp Wauwepex Neckerchief with Felt Patch

by @ Sunday, March 29th, 2020. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

The original Camp Wauwepex opened in 1921 in Miller Place, then moved to the present location in Wading River. It has served thousands of campers from Nassau County ever since. Wauwepex served the Scouts of than Nassau County Council and still serves the Scouts of Theodore Roosevelt council under the name Schiff Scout Reservation. The […]

TMR Museum Camp Man Catholic Chapel Stained Glass Window Patch – Red Border

by @ Thursday, May 30th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

I had previously posted about the Christmas Ornament issued in 2019 of the Camp Man Catholic Chapel Stained Glass Window which was moved to the Museum several years ago. In 2016, there were two oval patches issued with the Camp Man Catholic Chapel Stained Glass Window design, The first version with a black border sold […]

Another Undated Stratton Mountain Scout Reservation 3 inch Round

by @ Monday, May 27th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Here is an another undated Stratton Mountain Scout Reservation patch. It is a 3″round twill cut edge patch. It does not have the design of the burro or donkey which became standard on many of their later patches. From what I have been able to glean, this is likely from 1950 or 1951. Can anyone […]

Camp Brooklyn Museum Award

by @ Thursday, May 23rd, 2019. Filed under Camp Brooklyn

I am of mixed minds on this one, the TMR Museum website shows this as a Museum award dating back to Kanohwahke Lakes Scout Camps in the 1920s. I would like to obtain better provenance on this if possible. Here is the patch in my collection. An undated pamphlet A Brooklyn Scout In Camp indicates […]

Blue Acorn Whatsit?

by @ Monday, May 20th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965

I have been trying to get more information on the felt acorn shaped patch shown below. While researching in the Ten Mile River Scout Camps Archives, I came across the following in an old Camp Guide from 1927 for Kanohwahke Lakes Scout Camps. and As you can see on the second page the line drawing […]

Camp Man Catholic Chapel Christmas Ornament

by @ Saturday, May 18th, 2019. Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

For the 2019 season the Ten Mile River Scout Museum has added a new Ornament to its store. Several years ago the Museum heavy lift crew moved the Camp Man Catholic Chapel stained glass window to the museum to preserve it and give folk who did not hike into one of the old closed camps […]

Camp Ranachqua Green and Orange Felt Arrowhead

by @ Friday, May 17th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under Camp Ranachqua

Here is a felt Arrowhead from Camp Ranachqua, I’ve seen this one in another color scheme as well. Trying to date this patch, don’t think it goes back as far as the green and black felts from the 1930’s. Looking for information. Looking for information and any other color versions of the patch which may […]

Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation 1954 cut edge patch

by @ Tuesday, May 14th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

A recent acquitions for my pre-1960 NYS Camp patch collection; 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. Here is their patch from 1954. Looking for Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation patches from 1949-1952.

Camp Brooklyn – The Teepee and Canoe Third Degree

by @ Saturday, May 11th, 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 […]

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