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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 […]

Camp Iphetonga 1950 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Tuesday, March 28th, 2017. Tags:
Filed under Camp Ihpetonga, Ten Mile River pre-1965

Had this one for over a year now, 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 […]

TMR Camp Ranachqua Second and Fourth Year Camper Patches

by @ Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Tags:
Filed under Camp Ranachqua, Ten Mile River pre-1965

Prior to 1937 each NYC borough had its own summer camp awards which would only be earned by Scouts attending one of the borough camps at Ten Mile River Scout Camps. For Bronx Scouts that would be Ranachqua. After 1937 all of the borough awards were replace with the TMR Scout Program. The awards are […]

Felt Ten Mile River Scout – Naturalist

by @ Monday, November 18th, 2013. Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965

During its earliest years, each borough operated its own independent camp(s) at Ten Mile River. 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. A Scout had to complete various tasks and activities […]

Felt Ten Mile River Scout – Craftsman

by @ Friday, November 15th, 2013. Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965

I’ve written that during its earliest years, 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. Here we have a sample of the Orange Bordered Craftsman […]

TMR Neckerchief Neither Fish Nor Fowl

by @ Tuesday, November 20th, 2012. Filed under Not TMR, Ten Mile River pre-1965

I’ve previously written about Bob Lander’s and Nick Dale’s, a restaurant and canoe livery that issued a number of patches and neckerchiefs over the years. Their memorabilia never referred to the Scout Camp or used the Indian cliffs logo, but always contained the words Ten Mile River in the design. Here is a neckerchief I […]

1961 Camp Rondack Staff Neckerchief

by @ Sunday, November 18th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under Camp Rondack, Ten Mile River pre-1965

After the era of individual Camp Staff neckerchiefs ended in 1959, there were several years where uniform staff neckerchiefs were worn throughout the reservation. In 1960 there was Green and Blue Tartan, in 1961 while the same patch was used bit the Tartan was Gray and Green. The patches show a map of TMR broken […]

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