Local Women in the news 100 years ago this Month
It was announced in the Grand Rapids Herald on July 2, 1915, that the Boy Scout camp at Port Sheldon had opened two one-week sessions for the Girl Scouts, accommodating 50 girls in each session. The Girl Scout weeks would be under the direction of Edith Dykema.
A follow up article in September 1915 featured pictures and a report on the success of the girls camp, saying "The two weeks' work and fun indeed proved to be so successful and the lessons learned so effective, pleasant and valuable, that the scouts and leaders were loath to leave."
Days were spent in "scout craft," . . .