Founded 1910 by a group of educators under the leadership of Luther Halsey Gulick and his wife to perpetuate ideals of the home, initiate and develop habits making for character and health. and train girls to be useful homemakers and citizens. The program is designed to serve 4 age brackets: Blue Birds (78), Camp Fire Girls (911), Junior Hi Camp Fire Girls (1213), and Horizon Club Girls (14 through high school). Membership in individual groups in the first 3 age brackets ranges from 6 to 20, and in the 4th from 10 to 30. Each group is led by a woman volunteer. Some Camp Fire groups are organized and sponsored by chs. with the pastor as spiritual leader. Publications include The Book of the Camp Fire Girls and a periodical, Camp Fire Girl.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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