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Archive for August, 2012

TMR in the Times Herald Record – Tusten Mounatain Trail

by @ Sunday, August 26th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Scouting in the News

Off the Beaten Path: Dazzling views, history The only Ten Mile River Boy Scouts Camp trail open to the public, Tusten Mountain Trail loops through thickets of woods and past remnants of an early settlement before ascending nearly 600 feet. The top offers a sweeping view of the Delaware River Valley. “It’s a view that’s […]

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 […]

Ten Mile River 1954 Headquarters Staff Neckerchief

by @ Saturday, August 18th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under Headquarters, TMR - Individual Camps

For many years, Ten Mile River Scout Camps has had a distinct Headquarters Camp. Where while there were no campers, the senior reservation staff, administration, support and other reservation-wide functions were run. Like the individual camps, the 1950’s saw the use of Staff neckerchiefs. Here is the 1954 version: This neckerchief is a need of […]

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 […]

Camp Kunatah 1950 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Wednesday, August 15th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under Camp Kunatah, TMR - Individual Camps

Like Camp Ihpetonga which I posted about last week, Camp Kunatah was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout Camps. It was located on the Delaware side of the camp and was considered part of the Delaware Section or Division. It eventually closed after the 2007 Summer Camp Season. Here is […]

Camp Aquehonga 1959 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Sunday, August 12th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under Camp Aquehonga, TMR - Individual Camps

Originally Camp Aquehonga was the Staten Island Council Camp. The ‘old’ Aquehonga was on the other side of the lake from ‘modern’ Aquehonga which occupies its current footprint since 1968. Here is a staff neckerchief from 1959 which is currently a need of mine. During this time period, TMR was divided into 3 Sections. Deleware, […]

Camp Iphetonga 1953 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Thursday, August 9th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Camp Ihpetonga, TMR - Individual Camps

Camp Ihpetonga, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River Scout Caqmps. It was located on the Delaware side of the camp. It eventually closed after the 1966 Summer Camp Season. Here is a recent acquisition, which allowed me to remove one of my TMR Staff Neckerchief needs. Camp Iphetonga was also […]

1950’s Camp Eatonbrook Undated Cut Edge

by @ Monday, August 6th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Eatonbrook was the Boy Scout camp for the Madison County Council in Central New York until 1969 when Madison County Council merged with Fort Stanwix Council in Rome, NY to form the Iroquois Council. Below is a an image of an undated cut edge reportedly used during the 1950’s. You can find more information […]

Henry Kaufman Scout Camp Neckerchief

by @ Thursday, August 2nd, 2012. Tags:
Filed under GNYC Council Camps, Henry Kaufmann Scout Camp

Henry Kaufman Scout Camp was located in Huntington, Long Island and operated from circa 1960 to 1975; when it was sold to Suffolk County. I had previously shared a neckerchief which pictured the Camp Sign with a pine tree. Here is another neckerchief of similar design, but the pine tree is replaced with a deciduous […]

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