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Latest News

Here’s the latest Camp Tuscazoar news. If you’re a frequent visitor and want to know what’s new, then take a look here first.

Important Items

Announced that Leatherworking Merit Badge is no longer available at the 2020 Pig Gig Campout, but groups can still obtain a centennial coin (August 2020)
Posted that Radio Merit Badge will be offered as a one-day event our 2020 Schedule of Events (August 2020)
August 2020 Breeze newsletter posted (July 2020)
Posted a construction update on our stockade restoration campaign (July 2020)
Announced the 2020 Pig Roast Fundraiser will proceed on Sept. 12 & 13, but will likely require a few changes (July 2020)
Announced the 2020 Mutty Paws Hike has been cancelled (July 2020)
Added Centennial Ornaments to the Trading Post (June 2020)
Beginning May 21, Camp Tuscazoar opens for cabin, campsite and RV camping for individual households, and remains open for hiking, biking and horseback riding (May 14, 2020)
Added an online form for memberships and donations (May 2020)
Announced that our 2020 Dover Dam Weekend has been postponed to Aug. 14-15 (April 2020)
Added Centennial T-Shirts to the Trading Post (April 2020)
Posted a link to the Times-Reporter article Camp Tuscazoar marks 100 years of serving youth of eastern Ohio (Feb. 2020)
Posted that our Centennial Trail is now open for hiking (Jan. 2020)
Posted that former Camp Tuscazoar board member Howdy Byers has passed away (Dec. 2019)
Posted details on our 2020 Maple Days Breakfast (Nov. 2019)
Added Centennial Caps to the Trading Post (Oct. 2019)
Posted a link to Immersed in history (Sept. 2019)
Added Centennial Patches to the Trading Post (Sept. 2019)
Added Centennial Hiking Medallions and hiking sticks to the Trading Post (August 2019)
Posted info on how to order our “100 Years of Memories” Oversized Patch (August 2019)
Posted details on our centennial celebration in 2020 (July 2019)
Anniversary patches available for purchase to support our stockade restoration campaign (April 2019)
Posted a link to Planting 5,000 trees in one day (April 2019)
Posted a link to Abandoned mine complex finds new use as part of Camp (March 2019)
Posted a link to Local history: Fink truss bridge once spanned Tuscarawas River at Dover (Feb. 2019)
This mountain biking video featuring Camp Tuscazoar’s Mountain Biking Trails (Jan. 2019)
Published photos and a list of contributors for the new steel roof on the Kimble Dining Hall (Aug. 2018)
Boy Scout Road north of camp is once again open to vehicle traffic (July 2018)
Posted a recap of the Tuscazoar and Buckeye staff reunion held in September 2017 (Sept. 2017)


News Releases

Camp Tuscazoar Receives Grant From Stark Community Foundation to Replace Aging Lodge Roof (July 2015)
Land Purchases Unify, Expand Camp Tuscazoar Property (Oct. 2009)


Recent Media Coverage

Here are links to a few articles and columns pertaining to Camp Tuscazoar that have appeared in recent years:

Camp Tuscazoar marks 100 years of serving youth of eastern Ohio
The Times-Reporter, New Philadelphia, OH, February 9, 2020
Immersed in history
The Times-Reporter, New Philadelphia, OH September 23, 2019
Planting 5,000 trees in one day
The Repository, Canton, OH, March 31, 2019
Abandoned mine complex finds new use as part of Camp Tuscazoar
timesreport.com, New Philadelphia, OH, March 27, 2019
Local history: Fink truss bridge once spanned Tuscarawas River at Dover
timesreporter.com, New Philadelphia, OH February 4, 2019
50 Tuscarawas Valley Treasures: Zoarville Station Bridge is one of a kind
The Times-Reporter, New Philadelphia, OH, Sept. 19, 2015
Camp Tuscazoar Foundation receives $27,450 grant
The Times-Reporter, New Philadelphia, OH, June 25, 2015


Our periodic newsletter – The Breeze

We assemble our news, event schedules, pictures and other information into a newsletter that our members receive by mail or e-mail.  You can view the current issue here, and check out recent back issues too.

August 2020 – NEWAugust 2017
March 2020 April 2017
December 2019 December 2016
August 2019August 2016
March 2019March 2016
December 2018December 2015
August 2018August 2015
March 2018March 2015
December 2017December 2014


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The Camp Tuscazoar Foundation can e-mail you a link to the Breeze when it’s posted. You’ll get it sooner and, with postal rates constantly rising, we can save a few pennies. To subscribe, just send an e-mail to info@tuscazoar.org with your name (required) and mailing address (optional).