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Boy Scouts in 1957
Boy Scouts in 1957
Fifty thousand Boy Scouts and Explorers attended the National Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The 100th birthday of Lord Baden-Powell and the 50th anniversary of the founding of Scouting in England were observed at the World Jamboree at Sutton Park, near Birmingham, England.
Boy Scouts in 1958
Boy Scouts in 1958
Camp Fire Girls in 1957
Camp Fire Girls in 1957
Camp Fire Girls across the country demonstrated their motto "Give Service" in many ways in 1957.
Camp Fire Girls in 1958
Camp Fire Girls in 1958
Juliette Gordon Low
Juliette Gordon Low
organized the first American Girl Scouts troop in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, in 1912. In developing the Girl Scout movement in the United States, Low brought girls of all backgrounds into the out-of-doors, giving them the opportunity to develop self-reliance and resourcefulness.
Girl Scouts in 1957
Girl Scouts in 1957
One of the most important events in Girl Scouting in 1957 was the opening of Our Cabana in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The facility was to be an international friendship center to be used by members from the 42 countries of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Girl Scouts in 1958
Girl Scouts in 1958
The Girl Scouts dedicated their new national headquarters building in New York City, New York, in 1958. The Girl Scout theme for the year was "You Can Count On Her -- To Be Of Service."
Girl Scouts and Girl Guides in 1979
Girl Scouts and Girl Guides in 1979
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