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Archive | Fall 2015

From the Chairman

The leaves have fallen which means another Yawgoog camping season has come to an end. But, not just any camping season. Our 100th Camping Season has come to a successful conclusion. The 100th Season Yawgoog Days Reunion has a great turnout with over 150 alumni joining the celebration. For those of you who may have […]
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From the Reservation Director

This past summer nearly 6,200 Scouts from all over the Northeast selected Yawgoog Scout Reservation for their week of Scout Summer Camp. Thousands of merit badges were earned, hundreds of Scouts learned to swim, the weather was perfect all summer and camp was great. The fishing was good, the mosquitoes were sparse and the campfires […]
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Gus’s Gossip

Hello to all my wonderful Yawgoog Alumni Members! I received some great notes and letters from all of you and thought I would share some of them: My good friend “Wendy” Harris writes: “In 1947, when I was “WD” at Three Point, we had swim lesson sessions both morning and afternoon – at least 20 […]
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Yawgoog’s 100th Reunion

Camp Yawgoog recently celebrated its 100th season with over 225 Scouters and family members enjoying a beautiful day under blue skies. Alumni traveled from all over the country and as far off as Australia to join us for a 100th reunion celebration. The day was full of excitement as many Alumni renewed friendships with members […]
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A Century of Tradition

Jim Hummel of Rhode Island Spotlight’s Hummel Report visits Camp Yawgoog during its 100th season and shows us what is it that keeps thousands of Scouts from across the country coming back every year.
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Reliving the Decades!

Gary Boden, Rocco Marcaccio Seated: Bob Carlson, Harold Nelson, Gus Pagel, Dave Nichols, Don Hansen, Ted Sundin Standing: Irving “Chub” Clement, Bill Dwyer, Tom Pendergast, Bruce Fogel, Bob Phaneuf, Norm Cowen, Mal Salter, Dave Wilbourn Seated: Warren Cyr, Mike McGrath, Mike Guastini, Al Rubin, Mike Kent, John Carty, Arne Johnson Standing: Phil Irons, Steve Dolan, […]
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Gratitude for Yawgoog

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Here at The Belltower, we asked some former campers what they are thankful for as they look back on summers they spent at Camp Yawgoog. Bruce Fogel, now a resident of New York City, was 12 when he first came to camp in 1946. He was a camper for […]
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