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Archive | Summer 2016

Come and Celebrate Yawgoog This Month!

Join us as we celebrate this outstanding milestone, the 100th Anniversary of Camp Yawgoog. From the first 250 Scouts who camped at the old Palmer homestead in 1916, to the thousands of Scouts who travel from across the country each year, Yawgoog has inspired hundreds of thousands of young men in it’s 100 years. Yawgoog […]
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Greetings from the Scout Executive

What an exciting time this is – Yawgoog is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! I am thrilled to be at Narragansett Council celebrating this Centennial with all of you. Let me introduce myself. My name is Tim McCandless. I earned the Eagle Scout Rank in Boy Scout Troop 27 in Akron Colorado, a small farm town […]
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Steps of Progress: The Donald North Walkway

The Donald North Court walkway is becoming a more meaningful area showcasing Camp Yawgoog’s legacy of support, while raising funds to ensure another 100 years and beyond for future campers, with engraved bricks in honor of project donors. The Yawgoog 100 Fund’s goal for the project was to raise $1 million, which includes not only […]
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Gus’s Gossip

Well, this week I received a phone call that made me very sad. The call was from the daughter of our oldest Yawgoog Alumni Member, Charles William Johnson, Jr. You all know Charlie – an article and a photo appeared in the Spring 2015 Belltower about Charlie when he turned 100. Wow… to live 100 […]
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‘A Profound Impact On My Life’

No one can deny that Len Bradley Jr. has a Scouting family. His father was a Boy Scout and attended Camp Yawgoog. All three of Len’s brothers were Boy Scouts; of the four boys, three were Eagle Scouts. His three sisters were Girl Scouts. And his parents volunteered as leaders. And did we mention that […]
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Yawgoog Lessons Resonate

For James T. Barry, now President and CEO of big-data company PASSUR Aerospace in Stamford, Connecticut, Yawgoog meant family, friends and future skills. Many skills and lessons from camp prepared him for his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, which would eventually lead him to the White House, before a career change brought him success […]
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It’s Your Belltower, Tell Us What You Want to See!

The Belltower newsletter is looking to the Camp Yawgoog community for ideas on newsletter features. What news about Camp Yawgoog, Scouting, former campers or former staffers interests you? Maybe there is someone from camp that you are wondering “Whatever Happened to ….?” Any people you’d like to see featured in “Decades” articles? We’d love to […]
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