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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?

Turquiose Sanita Hills Neckerchief circa 1960

by @ Saturday, August 6th, 2011. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Sanita Hills Scout Camp

The Boys Scouts of Greater New York Councils took over Sanita Hills Camp, a 1100-acre resort for employees of the New York City Department of Sanitation in May 1956. The camp was used for many years including a stint as a separate summer camp during the late 1960′s and early 1970′s.  It was later sold […]

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 […]

Hoyt Farm Scout Camp Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, June 25th, 2011. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Hoyt Farm Scout Camp

According to the New York Times,  “The former Edwin C. Hoyt Farm became today the newest Scout camp of the Greater New York Council of Boy Scouts of America–but forty acres of the 125 will be for conservation study only.”on May 4, 1957.  Hoyt Farm was located in Commack, New York and was only used […]

1970 Sanita Hills Scout Camp Neckerchief

by @ Monday, June 21st, 2010. Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Sanita Hills Scout Camp

Many of the neckerchiefs and patches issued for Sanita Hills were undated, here is a dated neckerchief from 1970. This one is used, anyone have a mint example?

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 […]

Henry Kaufmann Bicentennial Patch

by @ Friday, June 12th, 2009. Tags: ,
Filed under Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp

I recently picked up an oddity from Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp.  Issued for the Bicentennial, it appears to be silk-screened on a light piece of canvas, perhaps to be ironed on to a neckerchief. I also have a similar item from Camp Pouch, although that one is a rectangle.  Does anyone have simialr items from […]

Alpine Scout Camp Bicentennial Patch

by @ Saturday, June 6th, 2009. Filed under GNYC Council Camps

I’ve always like the design of the Alpine Scout Camp Bicentennial Patch, with the American Flag, Eagle and Liberty Bell.  I never realized that there were two varieties. The upper image shows a single flat rolled edge border, the bottom image has a second lighter yellow border appears to be added to the original.  Both […]

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