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Mon Jun 06, 2011 07:01:29
Cathy Foster Lemar
Fred Foster, Sr.

As Fred and Doris Foster's granddaughter, I spent a lot of time in Raymond in the house, training center, and camp area. I have so many fond memories, it would be difficult to list them.

My grandparents were kind, loving people. I visited the camp ranger house where they lived in the seventies. I remember the stairway to the attic still had photos and the old crank telephone on the steps. I remember my grandmother cranking it to make a call. I remember their old cylinder record player, singing in the living room, family gatherings at Thanksgiving, laying in the back field hiding in the tall grass, and picking Mayflowers with my grandmother. My grandfather made me and my brother a kite, my brother's got lost to one of those tall pines. I remember trying to get the boycouts in the backyard to talk, but they wouldn't as they were working on a badge.

When I see the pictures on these pages, it warms my heart. Thank you for the place where many of my childhood memories were born!
Thu May 19, 2011 18:33:04
Hilary Hume Hinds
My grandparents were C. B. Hinds and Augusta Wadsworht Hinds

Correction on above posting:

My edited post shows that I am the niece of William Hinds. I am also the niece of Wadsworth Hinds and Charles Hinds and most important I am the eldest child of Aurelius Stone Hinds 2nd aka "Larry", the only surviving son of Charles B. Hinds and his wife Augusta Wadsworth Hinds.
Sat May 07, 2011 11:50:03
Bruce Foster
My Grandfather was the Camp Ranger

My Grandfather, Fred Foster, and his wife Dorris lived in the big white house across from the entrance to Camp Hinds. My father, Herman Foster, was a professional Boy Scout setting up camps and troops all over New England in the late 50's and into the 70's. My brother Jim and I grew up spending our summers at Camp Hinds with our grandparents. My brother made the rank of Life Scout and was in the order of the arrow. I made Eagle in 1967 and was in the order of the arrow also. My sister Kaye has a son Colby, who made Eagle in Utah a couple of years ago. Dad was an eagle Scout, order of the arrow also. Dad and I got over 50 Merit badges each. Our Grandfather, Fred Foster was the camp Ranger in the 50' and 60's.
Thu Apr 14, 2011 13:34:09
Jeanne O'Connell
First girl on JR. staff

My Dad would have loved this site. He loved working at Camp Hinds and all the people he got to meet. He made some good friend along the way. My Dad loved his family more. That why when we were kids, we lived at Hinds for many summers with My Mom and Dad and Brothers. We all loved it there. I learned a lot. Like how to tie knots and make lanyards. Don't forget painting trash cans which I hated. Thanks for letting me share some of my memories With you. In loving memories My Dad O'C.
Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:34:42
Joe M. Hinds, III

I am also a descendant of the James Hinds mentioned in A.S. Hinds' biography. My son, Paul is a Tiger Cub in our hometown of Piqua, Ohio. I am proud to be part of Scouting and pleased to learn of a distant cousin's legacy at Camp Hinds.
Fri Mar 25, 2011 19:47:21
Norbert Auger
CIT 67 - Staff 68

Nice to see the old pictures, brings back many memories. I'm still in camping. I'm the director of Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps.
Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:33:03
Hilary Hume Hinds
My grandparents were C. B. Hinds

I am the proud niece of William Hinds, my father's brother.
My husband was a camper at the Camp, Stanley Bisbee Powell.
I am so pleased that this contribution by our family lives on!
Hilary Hume Hinds
(Daughter of Aurelius Stone Hinds 2nd of Windridge Farm in Wilton, Maine.
Sun Feb 13, 2011 06:57:20
(hope) tsholo
intenatoinal scout

hi every one in camp for 2011 i wish all the best for these summer yours in scouting tsholo (hope) in south africa i wish to be part of the camp but one day i will came there god be with you all
Sun Feb 13, 2011 06:43:08
intenatoinal scout

thanks camp hinds you make something big in my life
Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:11:18
Douglas McKay
Troop 304 Kennebunk, Me. 1977

Nice seeing some of the old patches and pictures. If I come across any of the information you are looking for I'll let you know. Look forward to seeing the site grow over time.

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