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    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

    Nov 2005
    Ozarks
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    Abandoned Boy /Girl Camp Sites

    Please add to the list if you have any locations to share....
    Ohio
    http://www.metroparks.org/_hillsAndD...lTimeline.aspx

    1906: Three Adirondack-style camps
    are built (one each at Old Homestead, Sugar Camp, and Hills and Dales).

    Adirondacks
    http://www.cortlandbusiness.com/news/pressrelease.php?RECORD_KEY(pressreleases)=id&id(p ressreleases)=201
    Camp Pine Knot was the first of the Great Camps of the Adirondacks. Accessible only by boat in summer, and across the ice in winter, it is located at the heart of the Adirondack Park, along the shores of scenic Raquette Lake, and just down the road from Blue Mountain Lake and the famous Adirondack Museum

    New York State's Forest Preserve
    Newcomb, NY

    http://www.aarch.org/html/santanoni/history.html
    In 1971, a tragedy occurred in which one of the Melvins' grandchildren, eight-year-old Douglas Legg, was lost in the forest at Santanoni and never seen again. The family had no wish to return to the scene of this tragedy and quickly contracted with the newly formed Adirondack Conservancy Committee of The Nature Conservancy to purchase the entire Santanoni Preserve.

    Buck Mountain Trail
    http://gorp.away.com/gorp/publishers.../hik_adr2a.htm
    They once led to settlements, logging camps, hunting lodges, isolated farms, and
    sugarbushes. Many Adirondack trails now follow these old routes. ...

    Illinois
    http://theshadowlands.net/places/illinois.htm
    Georgetown - Old Boy Scout Camp - This used to be a boy scout camp. It shut down a few years ago and is now a nature preserve.

    THE PRESQUE ISLE BOYS CAMP
    http://www.crownofmaine.com/discussi...66fe070953a647

    Southold NY
    http://www.southoldhistoricalsociety...rest_dunes.htm


    New Jersey
    http://www.weirdnj.com/stories/_night07.asp




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    I go a great distance,while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow

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    hu
    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

    Nov 2005
    Ozarks
    12,686
    57 times

    Re: Abandoned Boy /Girl Camp Sites

    Thanks for adding Newtocoin....thats the point ...to have all of these sites easy accessible in the website....so people dont have to hunt for them....you have added some really good ones.....
    I go a great distance,while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow

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    us
    Sultan of the Sand

    Nov 2006
    Virginia
    Minelab SE/Excal
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Abandoned Boy /Girl Camp Sites

    Did a lil search for ya some may still be inuse others not used, by states


    this one list the oldest camps in the country
    http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/9426/oldest

    http://www.usscouts.org/databases/camp/ocd.cgi
    http://www.mysummercamps.com/camps/T...uts/index.html


    Just an idea but "if" they are on private prop owned by the scout organization might be worth trying to get permission from the main body to hunt any of them, letting them know u are a professional and never leave dug holes or trash they might grant u permission. LOL plus if u offer to share any old finds like very old pins or nic naks (very valuble i hear) they might be more interested.

 

 

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