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Archive | Spring 2016

Decades Stories: Tom & Rob DelPrete, Chris Rooney

Tom DelPrete – 1960’s For Tom DelPrete, Camp Yawgoog not only holds childhood memories, but family memories. He started as a camper and went on to spend 16 years as a staffer, including nine years as Assistant Camp Director and Director of Camp Three Point. He got his younger brother Rob on the staff, too. […]
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Bill Dwyer: Memories of Camp in the 1940s

Three religious awards were recognized during the late 1940’s: The Ad Altare Dei award for Scouts of the Catholic faith, the God and Country award for Scouts of the Protestant faith, and the Ner Tamid award for Scouts of the Jewish faith. I received my Catholic award in June of 1949 at a gathering at […]
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Getting Ready for Yawgoog’s 100th

Yawgoog Alumni Association Membership Patches There are two special patches that no Yawgoog 100 collection will be complete without, and they are only available to Yawgoog Alumni Association members! That’s right, the YAA is marking Yawgoog’s 100th with these commemorative three-inch round membership patches. How do you add them to your collection? Well, if you […]
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From the Chairman

Fellow Yawgoog Alumni, As I write my Spring Belltower letter watching the snow fall for hopefully the last time this year, my thoughts turn to Yawgoog as it begins to bloom for the first season of its second centennial. Yes, the 101st camping season will soon be upon us, as will the conclusion of our […]
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Gus’s Gossip

Wow! This year we are celebrating Yawgoog’s 100th Anniversary and where does my mind go? Yup! Directly to Gus Anthony! It doesn’t take much because I think of him often, very often, as I still work at the place he loved so much – the Narragansett Council and Camp Yawgoog. He is everywhere I go […]
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ADLER, Steven (Cranston, RI) 1977 – I was on staff at Medicine Bow in 82’, 83’ and 84’. Loved every minute of it and to this day I reminisce with my friends and family. Keep up the good work at Camp Yawgoog! (Thanks to all the Alumni for the good work at Yawgoog……without their support, […]
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