Historical images of the summer camp, which will begin to break ties with the University this year

Created by Princeton students in 1908 as a summer camp for inner-city boys, the Princeton-Blairstown Center was later home to the Student-Faculty Association summer camp, which hosted this group of Boy Scouts from the New Jersey State Home for Boys at Jam
Created by Princeton students in 1908 as a summer camp for inner-city boys, the Princeton-Blairstown Center was later home to the Student-Faculty Association summer camp, which hosted this group of Boy Scouts from the New Jersey State Home for Boys at Jamesburg in 1931.
Courtesy of The Daily Princetonian Larry DuPraz Digital Archives
Campers from Princeton, New York, and Philadelphia gathered for this 1948 photo, which includes about a dozen University undergraduates. Standing, far right, is Everard ­Pinneo '48, former camp director and current board member.
Campers from Princeton, New York, and Philadelphia gathered for this 1948 photo, which includes about a dozen University undergraduates. Standing, far right, is Everard ­Pinneo '48, former camp director and current board member.
Courtesy Princeton-Blairstown Center
From 1949 to 1972, the Blairstown camp hosted preseason training for the Princeton football team, including the 1967 squad, pictured here.
From 1949 to 1972, the Blairstown camp hosted preseason training for the Princeton football team, including the 1967 squad, pictured here.
George Peterson '65/PAW Archives
Outdoor Action has used the Blairstown camp for decades. This photo from the 1970s shows an OA group before a hike near the camp.
Outdoor Action has used the Blairstown camp for decades. This photo from the 1970s shows an OA group before a hike near the camp.
Laura Goldfield/PAW Archives
Outdoor Action base camp groups continue to visit Blairstown as part of the Frosh Trip program.
Outdoor Action base camp groups continue to visit Blairstown as part of the Frosh Trip program.
Courtesy Princeton-Blairstown Center
Visitors also use the center for team-building retreats. Here, the Princeton men's lacrosse team participates in a yurt circle.
Visitors also use the center for team-building retreats. Here, the Princeton men's lacrosse team participates in a yurt circle.
Courtesy Princeton-Blairstown Center
A view of Bass Lake at the Princeton-Blairstown Center.
A view of Bass Lake at the Princeton-Blairstown Center.
Courtesy Princeton-Blairstown Center