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Campward Ho!

A Manual for Girl Scout Camps

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,584 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.4
LoC Category: LC
Downloads: 619
Added to site: 2010.09.20 29051
Genre: Instructional

Designed to cover the needs of those undertaking to organize and direct large, self-supporting camps for girls.

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food is being served, that camp regulations are being obeyed and that any illness is being cared for. She should improve every opportunity to give the children something of usefulness and value by calling their attention to the best and diverting it from all that is not helpful.

She should cultivate the ability to read the temperature of the group and when necessary to forestall difficult situations, discuss with it squarely, fairly, openly and truthfully any misunderstanding or dissatisfactions and do away with them as soon as possible.

If a Director is responsible for the money spent in running the camp she should see that there is no waste and that the greatest possible returns are procured for all expenditures. These will include such items as food, cartage, labor, salaries, canteen supplies, materials for occupational activities, necessary replenishing of household equipment, and telephone calls.

It is hardly possible to equip and run a camp on the income from a low rate of board, b



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