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Camp Boyhaven Third Year cut-edge Round

by @ Wednesday, November 30th, 2022. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

During the 1950’s, Camp Boyhaven issued a series of patches: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Veteran and Old Timer. Can anyone confirm the years of use? Shown below is the Third Year Version Can anyone confirm the requirements for Veteran and Oldtimer? or if there were other issues in this set? Was there a […]

Camp Purchas Felt Round

by @ Sunday, November 27th, 2022. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

Camp Purchas in Lincklaen,NY opens as the Tioughnioga Council’s summer camp in 1950 until circa 1974 and wass eventually sold in the 1990’s. Below is an undated felt for the Camp. Anyone know the story behind Purchas without the E?

Camp Boyhaven Old Timer cut-edge Round

by @ Thursday, November 24th, 2022. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

During the 1950’s, Camp Boyhaven issued a series of patches: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Veteran and Old Timer, Shown below is the Old Timer Version Can anyone confirm the requirements for Veteran and Oldtimer? or if there were other issues in this set?

Camp Boyhaven Second Year cut-edge Round

by @ Monday, November 21st, 2022. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

During the 1950’s, Camp Boyhaven issued a series of patches: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Veteran and Old Timer, Shown below is the Second Year Version Can anyone confirm the requirements for Veteran and Oldtimer? or if there were other issues in this set?

Camp Babcock Hovey 1953 Pocket Patch

by @ Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Another pre-1960 NYS Camp patch, this one is from Camp Babcock Hovey. Camp Babcock Hovey was the camp of Finger Lakes Council, it is still in use today as part Seneca Waterways Council. The lodge which served this Camp and Council was Ganeodiyo Lodge #417. It is now served by Tschipey Achtu Lodge #(95). Does […]

Camp Vigor 1951 Felt Round

by @ Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Vigor was operated by the St. Lawrence County Council from 1922 to 1983. The 99 acre camp was located on Clear Pond, which is southeast of Potsdam. With the merger of the Jefferson Lewis Council and the St. Lawrence County Council, it was then determined that the camp was no longer needed and it […]

Camp Deerslayer 1943 Felt Patch

by @ Thursday, October 27th, 2022. Tags: ,
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Camp Deerslayer was the predecessor to Crumhorn Mountain Boy Scout Camp in old Otschodela Council (Otsego, Delaware, Schoharie Counties). Deerslayer only operated for a few years (prior to 1948 when Crumhorn Mt. BS Camp began operation). Looking for other Camp Deerslayer patches.

Camp Babcock Hovey 1951 Felt Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, October 24th, 2022. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Another pre-1960 NYS Camp patch, this one is from Camp Babcock Hovey. Camp Babcock Hovey was the camp of Finger Lakes Council, it is still in use today as part Seneca Waterways Council although apprently up for sale to help fund the settlement. The lodge which served this Camp and Council was Ganeodiyo Lodge #417. […]

Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation 1951 cut edge patch

by @ Friday, October 21st, 2022. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

One of my 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. The camp was subsequently closed and was sold in 2013. Here is their patch from 1951. Looking for Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation […]

Camp Lewiston Trail Pocket Patch 1952

by @ Monday, February 22nd, 2021. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Lewiston Trail Council was comprised of eastern Niagara and Orleans Counties, in 1994 it merged with Genesee Council (Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties) to become Iroquois Trail Council. While Lewiston Trail had a Camp Dittmer, this 1952 pocket patch does not refer to it by that name. Can anyone explain the relationship between Camp Lewiston […]

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