Category Archives: Historic

2003 Chapel Renovation and Rededication

In 2003, Troop 43 renovated and rededicated the Chapel. The alter was moved so we could expand west for more seating and was made in to a nondenominational alter. The stones in the middle of the new alter were stones … Continue reading

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What-Is-It-Wednesdays

This photo was a donation to the Babcock-Hovey Museum this summer. It is labeled as a staff photo from the 1970’s. But what year? It looks maybe like a 2nd photo from 1977, maybe? Thats why we are asking you … Continue reading

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Whatisit Wed?

Whatisit? This is at the enterance to the chapel.

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2012 – Babcock-Hovey celebrates 75 years of camping

2012 Camp Babcock-Hovey Alumni Association Annual Alumni Day (June 30th, 2012) and 75th Anniversary Celebration Group Photo- Other Photo’s –

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Whatisit Wed?

Who was this and why are they on staff??? (The girl in the uniform)

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Hopeful Future Improvements to Camp Babcock-Hovey

If you are interestied in helping to fund any of these projects please contact any of the following people to discuss funding options further- Ed Theetge etheetge@bsamail.org or 607-227-7731 Frank Capozzi fcapozzi@bsamail.org or 585-241-8527 Matthew Crance matthewcrance@gmail.com or 315-246-8156

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#76) Unsung Heroes

It would be impossible to list everyone that has ever made a major contribution to camp, whether it is fixing tents every year for 50 years like Joe Whitcomb, running a very successful capital improvement campaign like Victor Lonsberry, or … Continue reading

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#75) 2011 – Challenge Trophy Camporee (CTC)

The CTC stands much resemblance to the old CANUSA Moteree’s that took place at Babcock-Hovey during the 1960’s except it did not take place at an alternative Canadian Location every other year. However Canadian Troops do attend the Camporee. The … Continue reading

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#74) Pooler’s Pond

In the fall of 2010 Gary Pooler of Poolers (www.poolerenterprises.com) donated the machinery and man power to build a 1.5 acre pond in the southern back field or old tree farm area. It was built into a natural clay layer. … Continue reading

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Whatisit Wed?

Whatisit? I have always wondered what this was associated with…..

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