CAMP TECUMSEH
ALUMNI HISTORY QUIZ



Test your knowledge of Tecumseh history. See how many of the questions below you are able to correctly answer.


  1. Tecumseh's three founders all competed in the 1900 Paris, France Olympics in track and field. Which of the three founders won medals at the Paris Olympics? Which Tecumseh founder competed for a country other than the USA?

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  2. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor pitched a complete game victory in game 1 of the World Series, helping his team to win the World Series?

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  3. What long time Tecumseh camper / counselor / trustee had the lead in the 1949 production of H.M.S. Pinafore, has a son who won Tecumseh Boy in 1981 and a grandson who won Tecumseh Boy in 2012?

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  4. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor would later become the ruler of a country as well as an Olympic athlete?

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  5. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor would later become a very successful TV and movie star?

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  6. What former Tecumseh counselor earned medals in the 1908 and 1912 Olympics, held the collegiate record for the javelin throw and was a three time intercollegiate wrestling champion while at the University of Pennsylvania?

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  7. What year did the two Intermediate cabins (House Of George and Pinky's Pad) make their debut at Tecumseh?

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  8. What year did the current Widdow make its debut?

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  9. What former camper / counselor overcame a major handicap and climbed Mt. Everest, resulting in him getting his picture of the cover of Time Magazine?

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  10. What former camper / counselor played linebacker and punter for the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Boston Patriots and New Orleans Saints? He led the AFL in punting average for two straight seasons while with the Chiefs.

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  11. What former Tecumseh director was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and had the Outstanding College Football Coach of the Year Award named after him?

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  12. What former Tecumseh director headed up Tecumseh for over 10 years and never lost The Hat to Pemi?

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  13. What former Tecumseh camper was married to supermodel Elle Macpherson and later was engaged to actress Uma Thurman?

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  14. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor is a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame?

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  15. Who held the record for the most years at Tecumseh (60) before Jim Fraser and Bob Glascott broke his record?

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  16. After Alexander Grant passed away, Tecumseh was, at Grant's request, run by a Board of Trustees. Who was the first Chairman of the Board Of Trustees?

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  17. Who was the first camper to win the Junior Tecumseh Boy Award, Intermediate Tecumseh Boy Award and Senior Tecumseh Boy Award?

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  18. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor was a Regional All-American in soccer, National Prep School champion in wrestling and All-American in lacrosse during his senior year in high school?

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  19. What four brothers were at Tecumseh for many years and have the same last name as a very famous Rock 'n Roll music group? Hint: The youngest one once wrote a trivia page for the Sunbeam and accidentally titled it "Tecumseh Triva."

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  20. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor / Chairman Of The Board Of Trustees was also the Chairman Of The Board for the Quaker Chemical Corporation for 17 years?

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  21. What former Tecumseh camper went on to become a world famous piano player, performing concerts all over the world?

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  22. Tecumseh has had an oustanding lacrosse program for many years. The program runs on "Stanley Field," located just in front of the Farm House. Before becoming a lacrosse field, what was that space used for?

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  23. What was the first year that Tecumseh put on a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta and what show was done that year?

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  24. What sport was originally played at the area now known as the Junior Baseball Diamond?

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  25. What was the most lopsided victory Tecumseh ever recorded over Camp Pemi?

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  26. What former Tecumseh camper / counselor went on to become the starting goalie for the USA National Lacrosse team?

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  27. What activity started off the Fourth of July activities for many, many years, led by Jim Fraser and Bob Glascott?

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  28. The showers at Tecumseh were first installed in 1974. What was at the site of the showers before then?

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  29. What long time Tecumseh counselor went on to a very successful coach in his sport, serving as the USA National Team head coach in his sport? He was head coach for the USA team in the 1956 Olympics and the 1970 World Championships. He also led the University Of Pennsylvania to two national championships in his sport.

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  30. Where is "The Greatest Place In The World" located and what does it look like?

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