Postcards have always been a popular means of keeping in touch with the folks back home. Camp Horseshoe still requires a postcard or letter home as a meal ticket to a mid-week lunch. And yes, the Scouts still sometimes arrive home before the postcard does!
Having a functional mug to fill up with water and soda (Scouts) or coffee (Scouters) is necessary during the warm summers and brutal winters at HSR, but having a collectible one is even better. Take a look around in this exhibit to see what muggy fashions have been produced over the years.
For such shining summers at HSR, these hats were issued to keep the sun out of the eyes in style.
Collecting patches from various Scouting activities has been a tradition since the early days of Scouting. Horseshoe Scout Reservation has been the site of many of these activities and here are some of the patches to prove it.