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Archive | Spring 2015 Edition

Message from the Chairman

Yawgoog Alumni Association Members, Our 100th season will be here soon and the planning for our celebrations continues to develop. Thanks to your continued generosity, YAA will again provide Yawgoog with pieces of critical infrastructure to support the program. YAA projects for 2015: Yawgoog Emergency Alert System – this project will provide mass communications across […]
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100 Years Young: Charlie Johnson

In 1927, Calvin Coolidge was president, the U.S. Marines were sent to Nicaragua, Babe Ruth hit his first of what would be 60 home runs for the season, and “Ain’t She Sweet?” by Ben Bernie hit No. 1 on the singles chart. It was also the year Charlie Johnson first attended Camp Yawgoog. Johnson, who […]
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Gus’s Gossip

Hey, Doug Sherburne – looks like one of our Yawgoog Alumnus came through with identification of some of the people in the photos you sent.  Mal Salter, who recognized himself in the photos, identified the other guys he knew. The tall man in the white t-shirt to the left is Mal Salter, who was Waterfront […]
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ARCHER, DR. ROY “PAT” (Escondido, CA) 1953 – Pat writes:  I was Scoutmaster of Troop 649 Escondido, CA for 38 years.  Largest and most active troop in San Diego Council.  I have 42 SM’s and 148 boys have earned Eagle Rank during 38 years.  I was a Three Point Scoutmaster Provisional Troop in 1953, Assistant […]
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Scout Showcase

Twenty-four-year-old Vincent Criscitelli of Enfield, Conn., learned about volunteering, helping others and working with young people during four years as a staff member at Camp Yawgoog, and these skills have stayed with him. Criscitelli — who won a staff scholarship in 2014 — started as a Tiger Cub, and made Eagle Scout in 2010. “My […]
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Yawgoog Days 2015

Yawgoog Alumni Association Reunion #35 – August 1, 2015 Dear Fellow Alumni & Friends, On August 1st the Yawgoog Alumni Association will be hosting its 35th Reunion and Camp Yawgoog will be celebrating its 100th camping season.  We are inviting our loyal Alumni, Yawgoog staff members from all years, and current Scout Leaders. On this […]
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From the Reservation Director

The 99th summer camping season has come to a close and the 100th season is upon us. More than 6,450 Scouts, representing nearly 300 Troops, 22 Councils and 9 States, made their home at Yawgoog this past summer. If history repeats itself, they will all have ended their weeks taking with them the memories of […]
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