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Camp Wakpominee Red Cut Pocket Patch

by @ Thursday, August 9th, 2018. Filed under Uncategorized

Another NYS Camp patch, this one is from Camp Wakpominee. The lodge which served this council also had the same name. Wakpominee was the camp of Mohican Council, it is still in use today as part Twin Rivers Council. Not sure of the year on this one it looks like a 1950’s or early 1960’s […]

TMR 1977 50th Anniversary Staff Patch

by @ Tuesday, April 24th, 2018. Filed under Uncategorized

Back in 1977 I was the Waterfront Director of Camp Ranachqua and later Canoe Base. It was also the 50th Anniversary of Ten Mile River Scout Reservation. This is one of my favorite ‘modern’era patches from Ten Mile River patches even though it does not use the iconic Indian Cliffs view. Some staff members wore […]

Ten Mile River Scout Museum 2017 Facelift

by @ Monday, June 12th, 2017. Filed under Uncategorized

Still a work in progress, but the interior of the Ten Mile River Scount Museum is getting a long overdue facelift. Have a look and better yet join us for the 90th Anniversary Celebration at TMR this August.

Camp Wauwepex 1955 Pocket Patch White Border

by @ Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

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 patch issued […]

1958 Stratton Mountain Scout Reservation Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, February 4th, 2013. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

Fort Orange Council which merged in 1963 to become Fort Orange-Uncle Sam Council. was the owner of Stratton Mountain Scout Reservation. This is a dated patch from 1958. It did not use the image of a donkey or burro which appeared on many of their patches. Does anyone have other images from pre-1960 Stratton Mountain […]

Staten Island Scouters to the rescue

by @ Saturday, November 24th, 2012. Filed under Scouting in the News, Uncategorized

During Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island adult Scouts were rowing to the rescue | SILive.com Scouters in Staten Island help out with the rescue efforts. Head ranger Gil Schweiger and others associated with the camp on Manor Road sprang into action on Oct. 29. They attached several row boats present on the grounds to a trailer […]

TMR Scout Blue/Orange/Red Felt

by @ Saturday, August 25th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965, Uncategorized

I’ve written about the Ten Mile River Scout Program before. 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 at camp. A […]

TMR Celebrates its 85th Anniversary

by @ Thursday, August 16th, 2012. Filed under Uncategorized

Scout camp celebrates 85th | www.riverreporteronline.comCheck out the article in the River Reporter this week on the Ten Mile river Scout Museum. For the 85th year of operation of the Ten Mile River Scout Camps (TMR), and the 15th year of the Ten Mile River Scout Camp Museum, the general public is invited to visit […]

Site Issues

by @ Saturday, March 17th, 2012. Filed under Uncategorized

Over the past week, the site has been experiencing availability issues and redirects to inappropriate sites. This seems to be the result of issues experienced by the Web host. The web is full of nice people and not-so-nice people. We are on constant watch for the not-so-nice people, and there is no shortage of them. […]

Camp Wauwepex 1953 Cut Edge Patch

by @ Tuesday, January 24th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

According to Bill Cotter’s Wauwepex History: Camp Wauwepex opened in 1921 in Miller Place, then moved to the present location the next year. It has faithfully served campers from Nassau County ever since. As might be expected of a camp that old, it is steeped in Scouting tradition and history. Wauwepex served the Scouts of […]

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