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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 […]

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 […]

At Scouts’ Pouch Camp, summer will be in session despite black cloud

by @ Monday, June 27th, 2011. Tags:
Filed under Camp Pouch, GNYC Council Camps, Scouting in the News

At Scouts’ Pouch Camp, summer will be in session despite black cloud. That’s the headline from a recent article in the Staten Island Advance on the ongoing story on Camp Pouch. The cash-strapped Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America continues to seek a solution for the camp, after announcing in 2009 […]

State unlikely to cough up money to buy Pouch Camp

by @ Friday, January 29th, 2010. Filed under Camp Pouch

That was the title of the most recent article on Camp Pouch in the Staten Island Advance. Don’t expect the state to be Pouch Camp’s white knight.Tucked inside Gov. David Paterson’s preliminary budget released last week was a proposal to place an indefinite moratorium on state land buys. But the potential loss of the state […]

Camp Pouch Update January 24 NY Times Article

by @ Monday, January 25th, 2010. Filed under Camp Pouch

Financial woes may force the sale of Camp Pouch, 140 acres where generations have learned to rough it.

Camp Pouch Update

by @ Tuesday, January 12th, 2010. Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

Planning continue on ways to save Camp Pouch.  A recent article in the Staten Island Advance outlines  some of the discussions which are underweigh. Discussions to save Pouch Camp in the Greenbelt are under way and involve surprising potential saviors: A luxury home builder and the Richmond County Country Club; and possibly the New York Container […]

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