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Blue Acorn Whatsit?

by @ Monday, May 20th, 2019. Tags: ,
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I have been trying to get more information on the felt acorn shaped patch shown below. While researching in the Ten Mile River Scout Camps Archives, I came across the following in an old Camp Guide from 1927 for Kanohwahke Lakes Scout Camps. and As you can see on the second page the line drawing […]

Camp Brooklyn – The Teepee and Canoe Second Degree

by @ Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Filed under Camp Brooklyn, Ten Mile River pre-1965

Prior to 1938, each borough had its own awards program. Brooklyn moved many of the awards that could be earned at their Kanohwahke Scout Camps located at Bear Mountain Parks in NY to Ten Mile River. The primary award was the Teepee and Canoe a series of three degrees earned by campers by completing various […]

Ten Mile River Scout Felt Red Orange Green Tri-Color Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, March 11th, 2019. Tags:
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During its earliest years at TMR, each borough operated its own independent camp(s). Things began to change in 1938 when Alfred C. Nichols became the Director of TMR. A standard reservation‑wide program called the TMR Scout Award replaced individual borough awards and recognition programs. This program was designed around four of the program areas offered […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps Chappegat Neckerchief

by @ Friday, February 1st, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Camp Chappegat, Ten Mile River pre-1965

I had previously written about the 1959 Scouting Exposition held at Ten Mile River Scout Camps in 1959. They must have had a stack of these neckerchiefs left over, as there are variations for each of the than active camps created using the base neckerchief with a black circle screened over the 1959 Scouting Exposition […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps Keowa Neckerchief

by @ Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Camp Keowa, Ten Mile River pre-1965

I had previously written about the 1959 Scouting Exposition held at Ten Mile River Scout Camps in 1959. They must have had a stack of these neckerchiefs left over, as there are variations for each of the than active camps created using the base neckerchief with a black circle screened over the 1959 Scouting Exposition […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps 1959 Scouting Exposition Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, January 26th, 2019. Tags:
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While the image shown below was for a Scouting Exposition held at Ten Mile River Scout Camps nearly 60 years ago, they can still be seen regularly today. The image depicts a scout raising a flap superimposed over the outline of the Scout Camps with the 6 lakes which are part of the reservation. Does […]

Brooklyn Scout Camp – Roving Camp Felt

by @ Saturday, December 1st, 2018. Tags:
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I have written about the various TMR Scout programs over the years beginning in 1938. Previous to that time each of the borough camps had their own insignia and achievement programs. Here is a felt patch from the Brooklyn Camps. There are several varieties which follow the same design. Can anyone provide the requirements for […]

Ten Mile River Scout Patch Hiking & Craftsmanship Two Color Patch

by @ Tuesday, November 27th, 2018. Tags:
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I have written about the various TMR Scout programs over the years beginning in 1938. The two displays of TMR Scout (Felt & Cloth) currently displayed in the TMR Museum are part of my personal collection. The colors has specific meaning and were used for different program areas. Program Area Color Basic Advanced Aquatics Blue […]

1954 Camp Chappegat Staff Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, August 18th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Camp Chappegat, Ten Mile River pre-1965

This one allowed me to check off one of my TMR Staff Neckerchief needs, I had the patch separately but not the ne3ckerchief. Sometimes months go by without seeing one, but this is the several recent acquisitions. Camp Chappegat, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout Camps. It was located […]

Camp Iphetonga 1952 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Monday, April 3rd, 2017. Tags:
Filed under Camp Ihpetonga, Ten Mile River pre-1965

Got this one back in 2016, but realized I had not posted an image. It allowed me to check off one of my TMR Staff Neckerchief needs. Sometimes months go by without seeing one, but this is the several recent acquisitions. Camp Ihpetonga, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout […]

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