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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?

Ten Mile River Polar Bear Swim 2022 Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, November 14th, 2022. Tags: ,
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As we shiver through the chilly fall nights here in upstate NY, thoughts of summer camp help keep us warm. The 2022 summer camp season is over, so it is now time to catch up on the 2021 and 2022 issues.. One of the general TMR issues was for the Polar Bear Swim. Were there […]

Camp Deerslayer 1943 Felt Patch

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

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.

Ten Mile River Scout Camps 95th Anniversary and TMR Museum 25th Anniversary Museum Member Pocket Patch 2022

by @ Wednesday, July 20th, 2022. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern, Uncategorized

2022 is both the 95th Anniversary of Ten Mile River Scout Camps, and it is also the 25th Anniversary of the TMR Museum. For the event the Museum has created several pocket patches which celebrates both Anniversaries. The one shown is given to those who are Members of the TMR Scout Museum. The Historian patch […]

Camp Keowa 2005 LDS Scout Camp Pocket Patch

by @ Sunday, February 24th, 2019. Tags: ,
Filed under Camp Keowa, Uncategorized

I’ve previously written about a 2011 LDS Encampment held at Camp Keowa, here is another this time from 2005. Does anyone have a list of LDS Encampment patches held at any of the TMR Camps?  

Ten Mile River Scout Camps 1987 60th Anniversary – Family Camper

by @ Friday, October 19th, 2018. Tags: ,
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1987 was the 60th Anniversary year for Ten mile River Scout Camps who issued a Series of six of earned awards as part of the celebration. There ere actually two varieties of each patch. One for Ten Mile River and the other for 10 Mile River. The Ten Mile River Family Camper patch is shown […]

Camp Sam Wood 1952 Pocket Patch

by @ Monday, September 10th, 2018. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

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 is an example of the 1952 pocket patch from Camp Sam Wood. Does anyone else have any images of old Camp Sam Wood issues?

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.

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