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Archive for November, 2018

2018 Bronx Trek-O-Ree Pocket Patch

by @ Friday, November 30th, 2018. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

I don’t usually picture TMR event patches unless they are council level events, but here is one from the Bronx District Trek-O-Ree in 2018. The design of the patch mirrors the new TMR Historic Trails patch I wrote up earlier this year. Hiking the TMR Trail was part of the events programing and many of […]

Ten Mile River Scout Patch Hiking & Craftsmanship Two Color Patch

by @ Tuesday, November 27th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River pre-1965

I have written about the various TMR Scout programs over the years beginning in 1938. The two displays of TMR Scout (Felt & Cloth) currently displayed in the TMR Museum are part of my personal collection. The colors has specific meaning and were used for different program areas. Program Area Color Basic Advanced Aquatics Blue […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps 1965 Jacket Patch

by @ Saturday, November 24th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

I often post about the iconic Ten Mile River logo. The Native American with coup stick overlooking the Delaware River from Indian Cliffs. To the best of my knowledge, the first version of this patch goes back to circa 1965 with the Jacket Patch shown below. What is the first use of this image? There […]

Ten Mile River Scout Camps 40th Anniversary Jacket Patch

by @ Wednesday, November 21st, 2018. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

My first year as a Scout was the 40th Anniversary of Camp and while the patch collecting bug took a few more years to kick in, it was not long after that I acquired this 40th Anniversary Jacket Patch. What patch was issued for your first year attending summer camp?

Camp Saratoga Second Year Cut Edge Patch

by @ Sunday, November 18th, 2018. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Saratoga operated as a boy scout camp originally under the auspices of Saratoga County Council from 1930 to 2001 when it became part of the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. Approximately 25 acres of the 310-acre camp is owned by the Town of Wilton, the remaining acerage is owned by New York State. These […]

Camp Keowa 2005 Frontier Land Patch

by @ Thursday, November 15th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Camp Keowa, TMR - Individual Camps

In 2005 in addition to the 50th Anniversary Patch, a patch was also issued for Frontier Land. I believe this was used for the First year camper program; can anyone confirm this?

Ten Mile River Solar Energy Patch 1979

by @ Monday, November 12th, 2018. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

Back in the mid to late 1970’s, there was a program at TMR devoted to Solar Energy which include cooking with a reflector oven. A patch was available for completing the program, The oval design was the same, but the colors changed each year. It was begun as a program for Aquehonga Provisionals in 1975 […]

Camp Ti-Wa-Ya-Ee 1940’s Green Border Pocket Patch

by @ Friday, November 9th, 2018. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

According to Mike Hulsizer’s Summer Scout Camp Memorabilia Western New York Region the patch below was issued by Eire County Council and was used from circa the late 1930’s to the early 1940’s. I had previously posted about a red bordered version, here is a green bordered version.

Camp Wauwepex 1958 Pocket Patch

by @ Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

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 […]

Ten Mile River Historical Trails Jacket Patch

by @ Saturday, November 3rd, 2018. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

I had written about the reinvigorated Ten Mile River Historical Trail this past summer; there was an earlier version with a pocket and jacket patch issued. Can anyone provide the timeframe? I believe it was at least 15 30 years ago. . Update November 3, 2018: Cross posted this to the Facebook Friends of the […]

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