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Camp Brooklyn Museum Award

by @ Thursday, May 23rd, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Camp Brooklyn

I am of mixed minds on this one, the TMR Museum website shows this as a Museum award dating back to Kanohwahke Lakes Scout Camps in the 1920s. I would like to obtain better provenance on this if possible. Here is the patch in my collection. An undated pamphlet A Brooklyn Scout In Camp indicates […]

Camp Brooklyn – The Teepee and Canoe Third Degree

by @ Saturday, May 11th, 2019. Tags:
Filed under Camp Brooklyn

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 […]

Brooklyn Scout Camp – Roving Camp Felt

by @ Saturday, December 1st, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Camp Brooklyn, Ten Mile River pre-1965

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 […]

Brooklyn Arrowhead 50th Anniversary at Camp Keowa

by @ Thursday, September 12th, 2013. Tags: ,
Filed under Scouting in the News

In late August, the Brooklyn Arrowhead an organization of Brooklyn Scouts form the 1930’s through 1970’s held their 50th annual reunion at Camp Keowa. Shelly Weil stands in the cavernous, wood-framed mess hall at Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camp in upstate New York, ready to get things moving. Surveying the boisterous crowd of men […]

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