Footage of men and boys dressed as Native Americans at a Pow-Wow. Footage of Medomak campers and visitors from the girl’s camp, Camp Wyconda, playing, swimming and diving in a lake. A few shots of the girls in and around an open, outdoor structure. A few shots of boys and girls playing mixed doubles tennis.
Category Archives: Medomak Camp Collection
A shot of a portage, boys carrying their boats and gear across land. A shot of boys at a camp site. Two shots of boys paddling canoes intercut with a shot of a deer running out of the water. A few shots of boys in canoes going through a sluice. Footage of boys in canoes
Footage of the Rangers loading up their truck and leaving Camp Medomak, including a shot of a big send-off at Senior Camp. A few shots of Rangers stopping and unloading the truck. Footage of men and boys loading canoes, riding a tramway near a lake, attempting to break free from pulp logs floating in the
Reel 6 contains footage of two canoe trips taken by Frank Poland, his wife Grace, their companions and their guides, one of whom is Ross McKenney. The first trip is on the West Branch of the Penobscot River and the second is in the Allagash Lake area, both in Maine. The West Branch Trip: A
A shot of bunk beds in the cabins, or “dens,” for Cubs, boys seven to nine. Boys examine a tree with a counselor. Shots of a baseball game. Boys playing horseshoes and tennis. A few shots of a boy practicing archery. Footage of boys doing woodwork in shop class with counselor George W. “Pa” Pushee.
A shot of a wooden sign with a bird on it that reads, “MED-O-LARK CAMP.” Footage of camp, including a group shot, a few shots of sailboats, girls swimming, diving, playing tennis, examining items on a nature walk, playing baseball and milling about camp. Notes on can: “Camp 1965 Mostly Kawanda”
A shot of Senior Camp. Several shots of various tent groups. Footage of the tent groups marching and lining up for the flag raising with counselor Leslie “Uncle Dud” Sutherland. Footage of general swim with boys diving and playing in the water. A few shots of counselor Jim Armstrong in a rowboat accompanying a swimmer
A shot of boys pulling a canoe through an abundance of pulp logs floating in the water. A shot of boys pulling a canoe through a sluice in a dam. A few shots of boys pulling a wooden cart. Footage of boys in handcars on tracks. Footage of boys in canoes, including poling and roping
A few shots of young campers and counselors engaged in an activity. Footage of boys and girls in a swim meet. Footage of boys and girls and a few men and women at a dance. Footage of men addressing a group of boys including skits and games such as boys holding a broom upright, putting