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Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee 1946 Pocket Patch

by @ Thursday, April 9th, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

According to Mike Hulsizer’s Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee History, The camp became the property of the Erie County Council (ECC) in 1928. However, records suggest it likely operated as Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee beginning in 1925. Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee is a Seneca Indian word meaning “trustworthy-loyal”. At that time it was probably used by the BSA but open to other […]

Camp Read 1950’s Pocket Patch Washington Irving Council

by @ Monday, April 6th, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Curtis S. Read Memorial Scout Camp opened on the shores of Long Pond, near Lake Mahopac in Putnam County, in 1920. The camp’s capacity was 50 boys, and was supervised by S.P. Hines, the local Scout Executive. Camp Read would later move to Camp Waubeeka in Copake, NY, and Siwanoy in Wingdale, NY, before finding […]

Camp Schoellkopf 1948 Pocket Patch

by @ Friday, April 3rd, 2020. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Here is another recent acquisition from Western New York Traders Association TOR a couple of weeks ago was one of their local camp patches. According to Mike Hulsizer’s Camp Schoellkopf History page, The camp came into existence in 1938 and was originally owned by Buffalo Council (BC). In 1949, Erie County Council (ECC) merged with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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?

Camp Wauwepex 1960 Pocket Patch

by @ Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. 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. Here […]

Camp Wauwepex 1959 Pocket Patch

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

The original Camp Wauwepex opened in 1921 in Miller Place, then moved to the present location. It has served 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. Here is an image of the […]

Massawepie Camps first patch 1953? Otetiana Council

by @ Saturday, February 16th, 2019. Tags: ,
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Massawepie Camps issued its first patch in 1953(? it is undated, can anyone confirm the issue date?) during this time it was part of Otetiana Council. Now it is part of Seneca Waterways Council which describes the camp as Located on a 3,769 acre parcel in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of northern New […]

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