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Camp Pouch Saved!

by @ Saturday, December 7th, 2013. Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

From the Staten Island Advance. Good news for campers, staff and alumni of Camp Pouch. $6 million deal will help save most of Staten Island’s Pouch Camp Boy Scouts fish in Lake Orbach at Pouch Camp in this Oct. 12 file photo. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores) Officials on Thursday announced the approval of a conservation […]

Orange Spruce Pond Scout Camp Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, January 26th, 2013. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Spruce Pond

Here is a neckerchief issued for Spruce Pond Scout Camp. this is one of a series of neckerchiefs issued for various GNYC Scout Camps. All followed a similar format. Many of these neckerchiefs also had a slide which match the logo design of the neckerchief. Can anyone confirm the timeframe this neckerchief was used? I […]

Henry Kaufman Scout Camp Neckerchief

by @ Thursday, August 2nd, 2012. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp

Henry Kaufman Scout Camp was located in Huntington, Long Island and operated from circa 1960 to 1975; when it was sold to Suffolk County. I had previously shared a neckerchief which pictured the Camp Sign with a pine tree. Here is another neckerchief of similar design, but the pine tree is replaced with a deciduous […]

Ten Mile River Sanita Hills Canoeing Outpost Jacket Patch

by @ Thursday, June 14th, 2012. Tags: , ,
Filed under Sanita Hills Scout Camp, Ten Mile River - Modern

In 1973 GNYC issued several six inch jacket patches to advertize their outpost camps at TMR and/or Sanita Hills. Two of these jacket patches which mentioned both Ten Mile River and Sanita Hills Scout Camps on the same patch. This one was issued for the Canoeing Outpost. At TMR, Canoeing Outpost was a camp site […]

Ten Mile River / Sanita Hills Dome-Shaped Shoulder Patch

by @ Saturday, June 2nd, 2012. Filed under Sanita Hills Scout Camp, Ten Mile River - Modern

During the mid-19070’s GNYC issued several patches which mentioned both Ten Mile River and Sanita Hills Scout Camps on the same patch. I believe this patch to date to circa 1974-1975. Can anyone confirm the exact year it was issued? Sanita Hills Camp was a 1100-acre resort for employees of the New York City Department […]

Port Authority to invest $4M in Staten Island’s Pouch Camp

by @ Friday, April 27th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

Some good news on the fight to save Camp Pouch in the Staten Island Advance The Port Authority is expected to invest approximately $4 million into the preservation of Pouch Camp, a beloved Scouting campground once threatened by residential development, the Advance has learned. A source close to the project said the money comes from […]

Sanita Hills 1970 Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, November 14th, 2011. Filed under Sanita Hills Scout Camp

I had previously written about a 1970 Sanita Hills neckerchief, here is the matching Pocket Patch from that year. [phpbay]Sanita Hills, 10[/phpbay]

2011 Family Camp Pocket Patch

by @ Thursday, September 1st, 2011. Tags:
Filed under Family Camp, Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp

Family Camp also issued a patch for the the 2011 season. It is undated and uses a design familiar to GNYC Camp Patch collectors. The design was used for Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp on at least 2 of its patches. [phpbay]Ten Mile River Scout Camps, 7[/phpbay]

Dark Green Sanita Hills Neckerchief

by @ Sunday, August 21st, 2011. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Sanita Hills Scout Camp

Here is another undated neckerchief from Sanita Hills Scout Camp. I think this is a bit later than the previous two I recently posted; probably from the late 1970’s to mid 1980’s. Can anyone accurately date this neckerchief? [phpbay]Sanita Hills, 5[/phpbay]

Light Green Sanita Hills Neckerchief

by @ Monday, August 15th, 2011. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Sanita Hills Scout Camp

Another undated neckerchief from Sanita Hills Scout Camp. A light green neckerchief with a yellow, green and black design. I have also seen a neckerchief slide with the same design. I believe that this is a pre-1965 issue. Can anyone confirm when it was first available?

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