Category Archives: Historic

#73) South Shower House Renovations

In the fall of 2010 the renovation of the south shower house began. The old open stall with shower curtain toilets and showers were replaced with individual stalls with lockable doors. A maintenance access was also installed to allow easy … Continue reading

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#72) Picnic Shelters

2010 started the building of 10 x 20 Picnic Shelters in most of the program areas and Troop Camp sites. The first three shelters were built at Tuscarora, Trading Post and PF  in 2010. In 2011 three more were added … Continue reading

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Some pups, or baby foxes

Some pups in camp around 2000.

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#71) 2010 Camp Babcock-Hovey Alumni Association

Historically, Ganeodiyo Lodge had served as somewhat of a “Alumni Association” for Camp Babcock-Hovey. Many staff members not elected to the Order of the Arrow by their troop often applied once they became adults. Ganeodiyo Lodge also undertook some major … Continue reading

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#70) Finger Lakes Council and Otetiana Council Merger

At their May 2009 meetings the Executive Boards of both the Finger Lakes Council and the Otetiana Council voted unanimously to send a Merger Resolution to their respective councils for consideration at their Annual Meeting. On June 15 both Councils … Continue reading

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#69) 2008 Eagle Lodge

In July of 2006 it was announced that – “New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured $400,000 in state funding for the construction of a new science and technology center at Camp Babcock-Hovey. The … Continue reading

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#68) Goodbye Hovey Lodge

Over the years Hovey Lodge had served camp in many different functions. By 2007 it was housing the Hovey Museum, OA Lodge and the large area served as material storage for the camp ranger. Hovey Lodge was not insulated and … Continue reading

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Matthew Crance will be MIA, tune back in in two weeks!

‎Matthew Crance is getting married Friday and will be away from Facebook and the Alumni Association for the week because he is honeymooning in the Bahamas. Lets take this opportunity to honor all of his efforts on this website by posting … Continue reading

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Whatisit Wed?

Whatisit?

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#67) 2006 – Main Camp Road Improvements

In 2006 the Main Camp Road got a major upgrade. These improvements were  spearheaded by Mark Crane, the founder of Mark’s Pizzeria. After re-grading of the road a geotextile fabric was laid down to keep the gravel from sinking into … Continue reading

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