PA Collection is a Scouting Time Capsule from the 1950s

This Boy Scout collection is a real time capsule. The Scouter that it came from was very active in PA especially the town of Pottsdown in the 1950s. He worked on camp staff for several years at Camp Delmont including serving as the 1959 Chaplain before embarking on a long career in ministry. Although I've pulled a few things from...Read More

Thread Heads Episode #11: Trade-O-Ree Feeding Frenzy

Have you ever been to a Boy Scout trade-o-ree?  These are the weekend memorabilia shows that happen almost every weekend across the country.  I attended the Columbus Ohio TOR in October 2016 and ran across a feeding frenzy.  In this video I share the spoils of my picking.  You won't find deals like this on eBay or anywhere else!

DIY Boy Scout Patch Storage Project + Nick Wolf’s Patch Trading Blankets

Shot this quick video to demonstrate a Boy Scout patch storage system I'm building in my garage. This is my first "behind the scenes" type video. I also used the opportunity to promote episode #77 of my podcast where I interview Nick Wolf on his patch trading blankets.

Patch Trading Policy at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree

In this short video I recap the details shared by Russell Smart the 2017 National Scout Jamboree Program Group Chairman in our interview regarding patch trading at the event. If you would like to listen to the entire episode of Scouting Hot Finds Radio and hear additional details about the program changes for the Jamboree please visit my website at...Read More

The Interview That Launched the Scout Patch Collectors Facebook Group

In a recent post in the Scout Patch Collectors Facebook Group I had trouble remembering when the hobby's largest online watering hole got started.  Luckily I have a very good reference that I went back to in order to get the date straight.  Back on February 22, 2012 I interviewed Brad England for my podcast Scouting Hot Finds Radio.  I...Read More

Thread Heads Episode #10: Please No Orphans At NOAC

Episode X of the video chat show recorded for the Boy Scout memorabilia hobby features several segments on topics for any thread head. Jason kicks it off sharing his European style campfire blanket that grew out of a summer on International camp staff at Kingsdown outside of Dover, UK. While not a common camping accessory in the deep south it...Read More

East Carolina Council 2017 National Jamboree JSP Patch Set

First sold in April 2016 this set honors the military installations located within the council territory. 600 of each patch were sold as a set of 3. If you have other images of 2017 Jamboree issues send them over and I'll post them on the site with credits. Thanks!

Girl Scout Uniform History Display Teens – 2000s

At a Girl Scout memorabilia show held in Conover, NC there was a wonderful display of Girl Scout uniforms spanning almost a century of the program.  The owner of the uniforms is Becky Byrns and she had the display set up in the lobby of the church hosting the event.  This video takes you through all the uniforms from the...Read More


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