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Newcombe Scout Camp

by @ 9:34 pm on April 21, 2008. Filed under Camp Newcombe

Camp Newcombe was one of the short-term camps of Greater New York Councils from the 1930’s until the 1960’s. It was located on Long Pond near Wading River Long Island.  It was a small camp, approximately 45 acres on a 40 acre natural lake. It was also used at least for a time in the 1930’s as a lone-troop summer camp.  It contained 4 Lodges and 8 small cabins as well as a number of tent sites.

I am only aware of a single piece of memorabilia issued for this camp.  I’d be interested in information (or a trade on any other items issued for this camp.

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5 Responses to “Newcombe Scout Camp”

  1. Bill Hughes says:

    I was born in 1957, & at the time untill 1966,
    when camp newcombe closed, my dad was the last ranger in charge at that camp.
    Long pond, Aka lake panamoka & what is left of the camp are
    located in the hamlet of Ridge, N.Y. Not to far from Wading
    river. N.Y.

  2. Bill Hughes says:

    the Wading River historical society can help with memorabila
    from camp newombe

  3. Frank Mullane says:

    Hi Bill: I have the neckerchief slide that goes with this neckerhief. same design. Frank Mullane

  4. Charlie says:

    I recently came across a neckerchief slide as well.

  5. I got a flyer of an event at this camp in 1940.

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