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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 […]

Site Issues

by @ Saturday, March 17th, 2012. Filed under Uncategorized

Over the past week, the site has been experiencing availability issues and redirects to inappropriate sites. This seems to be the result of issues experienced by the Web host. The web is full of nice people and not-so-nice people. We are on constant watch for the not-so-nice people, and there is no shortage of them. […]

Camp Wauwepex 1953 Cut Edge Patch

by @ Tuesday, January 24th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

According to Bill Cotter’s Wauwepex History: Camp Wauwepex opened in 1921 in Miller Place, then moved to the present location the next year. It has faithfully served campers from Nassau County ever since. As might be expected of a camp that old, it is steeped in Scouting tradition and history. Wauwepex served the Scouts of […]

Camp Wauwepex building destroyed by fire

by @ Friday, November 4th, 2011. Tags:
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Boy Scout camp building destroyed by fire I cross posted this on my NYOATrader blog too. On the afternoon of November 1, a fire broke out at Theodore Roosevelt Council’s Camp Wauwepex in Riverhead, New York. The recreation hall at Camp Wauwepex in Wading River burned to the ground this afternoon. The 5,000-square-foot wood frame […]

1973 Sherwood Forest Outpost Jacket Patch

by @ Monday, September 5th, 2011. Tags: ,
Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern, Uncategorized

In 1973, Ten Mile River issued several jacket patches for the various outposts available for day or overnight trips throughout the reservation. One of those outposts was devoted to archery and was called Sherwood Forest. This design was reused by Family Camp in its 2010 pocket patch. [phpbay]Ten Mile River Scout Camps, 7[/phpbay]

Nov. 11, 2010 Veterans Day

by @ Thursday, November 11th, 2010. Filed under Uncategorized

Thank you all for your service.

Ten Mile River Smoke Signals Issue 11

by @ Thursday, November 26th, 2009. Filed under Uncategorized

The latest issue of the TMR  Museum’s newsletter, which includes my Collecting TMR column is now on the web.  The journal has been expanded to 16 pages and contains a lot of new information on the history of the NYC camps and some upcoming plans for the museum. You can find it here.  Or if […]

TMR Scout Museum 2006 undated Pocket Patch

by @ Friday, August 7th, 2009. Tags:
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In 2006, the TMR Scout Museum issued a new pocket patch with a different design.  Rather than the Museum Logo or the Indian Cliffs design, this photorealistic patch pictures the Museum in the Headquarters Area.

2005 Ten Mile River Museum Jacket Patch

by @ Wednesday, August 5th, 2009. Tags:
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In 2005, the Ten Mile River Scout Museum issued its only (to date) Jacket Patch.  The Indian Cliffs design, was the same as the Historian Patch for that year.

2009 GNYC Steak-Out

by @ Tuesday, July 21st, 2009. Tags:
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From the GNYC website: September 12th at Alpine Scout Camp for the 2009 GNYC Steak-Out, our exciting annual fall program kick-off, with great ideas for trips, special programs, the latest outdoor gear at our fully-stocked midway, and a steak lunch. The highlight of this year’s Steak-Out is that it also serves as our official 100th […]

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