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A History of Rock Lake Webinar

by @ Tuesday, May 25th, 2021. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

The TMR Museum’s next webinar will be on Rock Lake located at the western side of TMR. Our seventeenth webinar is scheduled for May 27, 2021 at 7 p.m. EDT. The topic is “A History of Rock Lake” Once known as Canfield Pond, Rock Lake has featured in the memories of hundreds of thousands of […]

Collecting Ten Mile River Scout Camps and NYC OA patches Webinar

by @ Monday, May 3rd, 2021. Filed under Camp Patch Collecting Resources

The Ten Mile River Museum has organized a series of free webinars featuring expert guest speakers on topics including the history of the Ten Mile River Scout Camps, the Upper Delaware River Valley region, and related subjects. Participants are able to submit questions to the guest speaker and engage in a chat on the topic. […]

Scouting Hot Finds Radio Podcast #96 Creating Scouting Memorabilia Collecting Guides

by @ Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. Filed under Camp Patch Collecting Resources, Scouting Blogs

Jason Spangler has created another podcast for Scouting Hotfinds Radio #96 Creating Scouting Memorabilia Collecting Guides With Wiatt Williamson. He explains Wiatt Williamson has cracked the code on how to write a Scouting memorabilia guide book. In his years in the hobby he has written over a dozen guides for Order of the Arrow lodges, […]

Fly Fishing in. the Catskills

by @ Saturday, March 20th, 2021. Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

Here is the next in the Ten Mile River Museum’s Webinar Series. The Ten Mile River Museum is organizing a series of free webinars featuring expert guest speakers on topics including the history of the Ten Mile River Scout Camps, the Upper Delaware River Valley region, and related subjects. Our fifteenth webinar is scheduled for […]

Ice Fishing at Ten Mile River

by @ Sunday, March 14th, 2021. Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

The Ten Mile River is adding to its series of Webinars. This one is on Ice Fishing at Ten Mile River. The Ten Mile River Museum is organizing a series of free webinars featuring expert guest speakers on topics including the history of the Ten Mile River Scout Camps, the Upper Delaware River Valley region, […]

TMR IS OPENING THIS SUMMER!

by @ Friday, March 12th, 2021. Tags:
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

For those of you who may have missed it, GNYC sent out the following: The New York State Governor Cuomo in a press conference stated that overnight summer camps in New York can plan to reopen. He did not give a specific date they can restart, but said it will be in June. He also […]

2020 Ten Mile River Scout Camps Museum Jacket Patch

by @ Friday, February 26th, 2021. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River Scout Musuem

2020 was one for the record books, the first year since the inception of the camp in 1928 where there was no campers due to COVID19. Troop Camping was not allowed due to restrictions imposed by NYS Health Department which governs overnight camps. Family Camp was able to open, due to a different license from […]

TMR 2020 Alumni Day Jacket Patch

by @ Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. Tags: , ,
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

2020 has been a Scouting year like no other, with TMR effectively closed to all campers, Alumni Day still took place, but virtually rather than in person. You can see the entire hour long video by clicking the image below. . There were also two patches issued for this virtual event, a pocket patch and […]

Camp Lewiston Trail Pocket Patch 1952

by @ Monday, February 22nd, 2021. Tags:
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Lewiston Trail Council was comprised of eastern Niagara and Orleans Counties, in 1994 it merged with Genesee Council (Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties) to become Iroquois Trail Council. While Lewiston Trail had a Camp Dittmer, this 1952 pocket patch does not refer to it by that name. Can anyone explain the relationship between Camp Lewiston […]

Kanes Open Felt Patches

by @ Sunday, February 21st, 2021. Filed under Kanes Open

Ten Mile River from 1938 to circa 1952 has a program where a Scout could earn felt patches by completing certain requirements in various program areas which I wrote about here. During World War II with gas rationing and other issues, it was more difficult for Scouts to get to TMR. Kanes Open another camp […]

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