In 1963 the Girl Scouts were split into four age levels, (Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes and Seniors) and new handbooks and leader guides were published. To see more illustrations of the GS Uniforms from the 60's and 70's click here.
1962 was the 50th Anniversary of Girl Scouting.
Girl Scout Rose and Brownie Girl Scout Marigold were developed to
|In 1962 the Roundup for Senior Girl Scouts was held in
Four Senior Girl Scout Roundups (special encampments for U.S. girls
aged 14-17) were held between the years 1956 and 1965. Songs were
produced following the 1965 Roundup in Idaho.
In 1964 the Brownie Handbook was published in Braille, and in
In 1970 the 30 millionth member of Girl Scouting was registered.
Five years later over 123 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies were
sold. In 1978, the number of bakeries manufacturing GS cookies
was narrowed down to four to ensure lower prices and uniform
quality and packaging. For the first time in history all boxes of cookies
had the same designs, which depicted scenes of Girl Scouts in action.
Cookies for sale included Thin Mint, Shortbread and Sandwich cookies,
with four additional choices.
In 1978 the modern version of Girl Scout trefoil is introduced
1972 Girl Scout Law
I will do my
- to be honest
- to be fair
- to help where I am needed
- to be cheerful
- to be friendly and considerate
- to be a sister to every Girl Scout
- to respect authority
- to use resources wisely
- to protect and improve the world around me
- to show respect for myself and others through my words and actions.
|To see more about the 1960's and 1970's, including what our Council was doing (including photographs) during this time follow this link.|
Other important happenings in Girl Scouting during the 1960's and 1970's.
Grants from the Readers Digest Foundation were provided for Senior GS Troops to do service projects in 1964.
Campus Girl Scouts became an official part of Girl Scouting in 1968.
A portrait of Juliette Low was presented to the National Gallery in Washington D.C. in 1973.
Brownie membership was opened to six-year-olds in 1973.
Bust of Juliette Low was placed in Georgia's Hall of Fame in 1974.
5 Worlds of Interest (World of Well-Being, World of People, World of Today and Tomorrow, World of Arts, and World of Outdoors) were introduced in 1977.
Juliette Low was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY, in 1979.
Girl Magazine Ceases Publication.