What's a web site without some links to other web sites?
On this page you will find links to other Cachalot-related pages on the 'net. We try to be sure that these pages are relevant, appropriate, and also that they continue to exist, but if you do spot one that's broken (or that now points to inappropriate content) please let our webmaestro know. You should also drop us a line if you happen to find a link that you think we missed!
Official BSA Sites
These links all go to official sites of the Boy Scouts of America or of the Narragansett Council.
www.campcachalot.org — Official Camp Cachalot web page, with program information, reservation information, and driving directions.
www.narragansettbsa.org — The home page of the Narragansett Council, BSA, which owns & operates Camp Cachalot.
www.scouting.org — The official site of the Boy Scouts of America.
www.abnakilodge.org — Abnaki Lodge #120, Order of the Arrow home page.
CCAA Elsewhere on the Web
Other web sites where the Camp Cachalot Alumni Association has a presence. These are mostly social networking sites where we've set up an outpost camp. If you come across a Cachalot Alumni group on other sites that we don't link to here, we don't have anything to do with it (although we'd sure like to hear about it!)
Camp Cachalot Alumni Assocation on Twitter — Follow us on Twitter for all the latest news and updates.
CCAA on Facebook — We post updates and event information on Facebook, too.
CCAA on LinkedIn — Join our LinkedIn group for professional networking with other Cachalot alumni.
Troops That Camp at Cachalot
These are all units that use Camp Cachalot frequently, either for winter camping or for summer camp. They may or may not be from the Massasoit or Cachalot districts, and may even be out-of-Council units. Many of them have pictures from their own trips out to Cachalot. They're arranged in numerical order. If your unit is missing, let us know!
Troop 3, New Bedford, MA — chartered to St. Andrew's Church. Troop 3 is the oldest unit in the Cachalot District, and has been chartered continuously since 1914.
Troop 4, Lakeville, MA — Chartered to St. Martha's and Mary's Church.
Troop 11, Acushnet, MA — Chartered to Acushnet Wesley United Methodist Church.
Troop 40, Taunton, MA — Chartered to St. Joseph's Church.
Troop 46, New Bedford, MA — Chartered to the New Bedford Boys and Girls Club.
Troop 48, Carver, MA — Chartered to the United Parish Church.
Troop 51, Mansfield, MA — Chartered to the 1st Baptist Church of Mansfield.
Troop 93, Wareham/Onset, MA — Meets at the First Congregational Church on Gibbs Avenue.
Troop 164, Assonet, MA — Chartered to K. Rezendes Trucking.
Troop 170, South Dartmouth, MA — Chartered to The Congregational Church.
These are links to online maps and aerial photos of the Cachalot area.
Historical Topo Map of Cachalot — USGS Topo Map including the Cachalot Area, circa 1889, from the collection of the University of New Hampshire
Historical Topo Map of Cachalot — USGS Topo Map including the Cachalot area, circa 1939, from the collection of the University of New Hampshire
Historical Topo Map of Cachalot — USGS Topo Map including the Cachalot area, circa 1947, from the collection of the University of New Hampshire
Historical Maps in the David Rumsey Collection — A collection of historic maps, that includes a map of the Plymouth area including what would become Cachalot, circa 1871. Unfortunately, their site doesn't allow us to link directly to the map, so you'll need to launch their map browser ("Browser Insight") and search for a map of Plymouth County, MA by H. F. Walling and Ormando Willis dated 1871.
A collection of online newspaper articles about events at Cachalot or concerning local Scouting (mostly Massasoit and Cachalot District events) in general.
"Camp Cachalot celebrates 50 years" — Standard-Times, May 16, 1996
"Boy scout camp hits 50th year" — Standard-Times, May 20, 1996
"Fall River Scouts win award for service" — Standard-Times, September 13th, 1997
"Awards in Scouting" — Standard-Times, December 1st, 1997
"Braving the elements again at the Klondike Derby" — Standard-Times, July 29, 1998
"Campers savor memories as summer winds down" — Standard-Times, August 16, 1998
"Scoutmasters Receive Silver Beaver Award" — Standard-Times, December 3, 1998
"The way we were" — Standard-Times (photo), March 26th, 1999
"The way we were" — Standard-Times (photo), April 30th, 1999
"The way we were" — Standard-Times (photo), January 28th, 2000
"Two Scouts soaring higher with elite rank" — Standard-Times, May 20, 2000
"Totem pole lifts Scout to Eagle" — Standard-Times, July 25th, 2000
"Eagle scout" — Standard-Times, November 4, 2000
"Scouts take part in Klondike Derby" — Standard-Times, February 16, 2001
"Boy Scout Councils to Merge" — Standard-Times, May 25, 2001
"Camp Cachalot alumni seek to keep memories alive" — Standard-Times, January 5, 2005
"Camp Cachalot Alums Share Fond Memories" — Standard-Times, January 9, 2005
"Rising to the rank of Eagle Scout" — Standard-Times, September 25, 2005
"Assonet Scout troop clears trash from conservation land" — Standard-Times, October 9, 2005
"Teen achieves Scouting's highest honor" — Standard-Times, October 30th, 2005
"Camp Cachalot group to hold reunion, expo" — Standard-Times, January 5th, 2006
"Where Eagles dare" — Herald News, April 2nd, 2006
"Scouting's Highest Honor" — Standard-Times, June 18th, 2006
"Soaring to the rank of Eagle" — Standard-Times, July 9th, 2006
"Scouts earn highest award" — Standard-Times, August 6th, 2006
"Scout receives Eagle award" — Standard-Times, August 13th, 2006
"Three Acushnet Scouts rise to Eagle" — Standard-Times, September 24th, 2006
"Freetown resident earns Eagle honors" — Standard-Times, October 8th, 2006
"Dartmouth Scout rises to Eagle" — Standard-Times, October 22nd, 2006
"Rising to the rank of Eagle Scout" — Standard-Times, December 10th, 2006
"Three achieve rank of Eagle Scout" — Standard-Times, March 4th 2007
"Eagle Scout ceremony honors Fairhaven student" — Standard-Times, October 7th, 2007
"Boy Scouts hold Fall Camporee at Fort Taber" — Standard-Times, October 8th, 2007
"Assonet teens attain Eagle Scout rank" — Standard-Times, November 18th, 2007
"Scouts serve community meals" — Standard-Times, November 24th, 2007
"Lakeville Eagle Scout candidate offers to build sign for town" — Standard-Times, December 24th, 2007
"Helping bats battle bad rap" — Carver Reporter, March 6th, 2008. Liam Kelly is a Cachalot staffer, several of his bat houses were installed at Cachalot.
"Policemen's lives linked across the decades" — Standard-Times, April 6th, 2008
"Young age no obstacle for this Boy Scout" — Herald News, April 21st, 2008
"New Bedford family's contributions to armed services span generations" — Standard-Times, May 26th, 2008. Henry "Chico" DeGrace, the subject of the article, is a Cachalot alumnus and former staffer.
"Flying like an Eagle" — Fall River Spirit, May 29th, 2008
"Rochester Scouts take crash course in fundraising" — Standard-Times, June 30th, 2008
"Scouting builds responsible youth" — Standard-Times, July 8th, 2008
"Five youths achieve Scouting's highest honor" — Swansea Spectator, August 13th, 2008
"Boy Scouts clean up around CCD center" — Swansea Spectator, October 29th, 2008
Photo gallery: Klondike derby 2009 — Photos of the 2009 Cachalot & Massasoit Districts Klondike Derby, Standard-Times, January 12th, 2009.
"Wareham Scout earns heroism award for beach rescue" — Standard-Times, February 22nd, 2009
"Rochester youth becomes Eagle Scout" — Standard-Times, April 12th, 2009
"Scout helping free Marion of mosquitoes" — Standard-Times, May 2nd, 2009
"New Bedford Scouts to hold flag-retirement ceremony Wednesday night" — Standard-Times, June 8th, 2009.
"A noble disposal: Local Boy Scouts retire old flags" — Standard-Times, June 14th, 2009
"Carver scouts earn Eagle status" — Carver Reporter, June 25th, 2009
"New Bedford Scouts toured Grand Canyon on the trip of a lifetime" — Standard-Times, October 25th, 2009
"Carver's Troop 48 enjoys many activities" — Carver Reporter, February 6th, 2010
"SouthCoast Scouts tackle the Klondike --- derby, that is" — Standard-Times, March 3rd, 2010
"Westport land conservation request sent to state" — Fall River Herald News, November 21st, 2011. Discussing former Camp Noquochoke site.
Letters from Camp
This series of articles, written by fellow alum Mike Vieira, was published in the New Bedford Standard-Times during the 1998 season of summer camp, and is a great glimpse into life at Cachalot during that summer.
"Heeding the primitive call of the wild" — Standard-Times, July 12th, 1998
"Time to catch up with old friends" — Standard-Times, July 19th, 1998
"Time stands still during camp trip" — Standard-Times, July 26th, 1998
"Scouts of a feather flock together" — Standard-Times, August 2nd, 1998
"At camp's end, a time for reflection" — Standard-Times, August 9th, 1998
"Campers savor memories as summer winds down" — Standard-Times, August 16th, 1998
A collection of links that don't fall into any of the preceding categories.
Unofficial Camp Cachalot Home Page — An unofficial web site for Cachalot being set up by George Ramos, a current staffer.
Fire Rages at Myles Standish State Forest — From MassMoments, a short article about the fire that burned through Cachalot in 1964. The camp is not mentioned in the article.
Massachusetts Wildlife Management Areas — PDF maps of the various Wildlife Management Areas [WMAs] in Massachusetts, including the Camp Cachalot WMA set up as part of the conservation restriction.
Old Unofficial Camp Cachalot web site (2002) — A web site set up to distribute information to campers for the 2002 summer camp season, for your historical perusal.
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