Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 9, 1963 · Page 7
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NEW YORK, N.Y. — Whether she's seven or seventeen, today's girl is likely to be more mature in her interests, needs and problems than her mother was at the same age. When researchers at the University of Michigan conducted a survey of today's girls for t'.ie Girl Scouts, they proved this point. Their findings resulted in a thorough redesigning of the Girl Scout program. September is the target date for the "new look" in Girl Scouting. For more than 2\k million girls, this "new look" means new handbooks, new uniforms, and new age groups, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes and Seniors. Adult volunteers, 750,000 if them across the United States, have undergone intensive retraining during the last year in order to be ready to bring the new program design to the girls. The groundwork for the new design was laid in 1955 when Girl Scouts of the USA called upon the Survey Research Center of the Golesburg Register-Moil, Galesburg, flf. Monday, Sept. 9, 1963 7 University of Michigan to conduct a major study for them. Realizing that important changes in the needs and interests of young girls had taken place since the founding of the Girl Scout movement in 1912, and even since 1937 when the Girl Scout program was updated, the organization wanted specific information on what these changes were and how they might affect the activities that were being offered to today's Girl Sec uts. Divide Survey The Michigan survey was divided into two parts. Part One inquired into the needs, interests and problems of adolescent girls, regardless of whether or not they were Girl Scouts. Part Two dealt with the attitudes of Girl Scouts toward the then-current Girl Scout program. Among the many interesting facts revealed by the survey, the Girl Scouts learned that their program is basically sound. However, today's girls are growing up faster than earlier generations. They want to be challenged with harder things to do at an earlier age. They enjoy and want plenty of September BEAUTY FEATURE COLD WAVE PERMANENT choose any stylo you desire Chaldron Cream $y so activity in the out-cf-doors but, beginning with early adolescence, they want to include boys in their activities. As they progress into the adolescent period they develop individual and feminine goals. They value their femininity and •nr- al feminine ideals, but at the same lime they want to continue their education and achieve something on their own. On the basis of these and other facts, the Girl Scouts are introducing this fall a completely redesigned program of activities for girls from 7 through 17. Basic to this new design is a reorganization of troops in four age levels. Senior, Cadettes, Juniors and Brownies. Four new Girl Scout handbooks, corresponding to the four new age levels, were developed to implement the new design in Girl Scout program. In presenting the newly designed program, the Girl Scout organization is rc-enforcing its position as a leader in the field of informal education. For the girls themselves, however, the newly designed Girl Scout program can be summed up in a simple phrase: "It's fun, it's learning, it's adventure, it's Girl Scouting." College News ... Raymond Benson, son of Raymond Benson Sr., 38 N. Pearl St. will be attending Western Illinois University at Macomb this fall. He's been working at Lucky Boy Bakery during the summer. Guy Vitale Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Louis Vitale, 1650 N. Broad St., is among a group of 380 new students who will arrive Sept. 18 at Lawrence College, Appleton, Wis., for a period of orientation before the start of the institution's 116th year. Classes officially begin Sept. 23. "LOOK" to the Give-A-Gift '.VEBERS 149 E. Main St. for Fine Dinnerware $1 Down - $1 Week BUTTONS AND BOWS Buttons and Bows Square Dance Club will have their first dance of the season Wednesday evening at Docey Doe Club, with Orlo Moore calling the dances from 8 to 11 o'clock. Those planning to attend are being asked to bring finger foods. Guests will be welcome. WOODBINE CAMP Members of Woodbine Camp, Royal Neighbors of America will meet Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock m IOOF Hall. of the meeting by Kcwanee auxiliary members and the evening was spent in dancing. HORTICULTURE SOCIETY Gnlesburg Horticulture Improvement Society will meet at 1:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Carrie Cannon in Henderson. TICKET Information The BUek Hills PASSION PLAY Sept. 29 & 30 Call or Writ* Galesburg Register-Mail 140 S. Prairie 342-5161 LOCALLY AS WELL AS NATIONALLY the new Girl Scout handbook went on sale this week as part of the new design in the Girl Scout program. Pictured from left to right at the Girl Scout department at Kellogg Drake and Co. arc Carol Sue Carlson, Troop 384, Senior; Connie Nelson, Troop 329, Cadctte; Terry Schubach, Troop 390, Junior and Deborah Lynn Wordcn, Troop 129, Brownie. Behind the counter ready to write their orders for the new handbook the girls are checking is Miss Anna Rosinc. With each handbook sold there is Included a bookplate which reads El libris pucllac scoutac. This special bookplate, given only during the first week, features the trefoil symbol of the Girl Scout organization. Attend District Meeting in Kewanee Miss Angela Proscn of Moline, state treasurer of the Eagles Auxiliary, was the speaker at Sunday's meeting of District 5 in Kewanee at which Mrs. Homer Gould, Peoria, district president, presided. Other state officers attending included Mrs. Mary Baughman, Galesburg, past state president, and Mrs. W. C. Diener, Champaign, state trustee. Also attending were Mrs. Etta Earsman, president of the Danville auxiliary and Mrs. Earnest Engleman, Danville, secretary and District 5 chairman. Other district officers filling the stations were Mrs. Ray Merrill, Bloomington, vice chairman; Mrs. Violet Carter, Quincy, secretary and treasurer and Mrs. Clarence Wilson, Galesburg, Mrs. Bruce Hinds, Canton, and Mrs. Margaret Burns, Peoria, trustees. District ritual officers included Mrs. Robert Stoermer, Quincy, president; Mrs. Charles Braden, Canton, junior past president; Mrs. Mary Payne, Peoria, vice president; Mrs. Julius Preston, Peoria, chaplain; Mrs. Dewey Fillingham, Canton, conductor; Mrs. Al Rcnnicks, Galesburg, inside guard; Mrs. Violet Putman, Canton, outside guard and Mrs. Estel Hoagg, Quincy, pianist. Drill Teams Mrs. Edward Weinhoff, Quincy, drill captain, conducted drill teams from the various auxiliaries. Members of the fourth squad were from Galesburg and included Mrs. Edwin McCants, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Jemima Fuller and Mrs. Margaret Pierson. District officers elected and installed for the coming year were Mrs. Merrill, chairman; Mrs. Rcnnicks, vice chairman; Mrs. Rolland Walker, Kewanee, Mrs. Charles Ronk, Quincy and Mrs. Gould, Peoria, trustees. Mrs. Bert Ernst, Quincy, was installing president and Mrs. Wilbert Reynolds, Peoria, was installing conductor. The new president appointed as ritual officers, Mrs. Braden, past president; Mrs. Ernst, president; Mrs. Hoagg, chairman; Mrs. Reynolds, conductor; Mrs. Ray White, Bloomington, inside guard, and Mrs. Larry Hickman, Peoria, outside guard. Attendance awards given for the year's standings went to Peoria, first; Canton, second, and Quincy, third. Mrs. Gould presented gifts to ritual officers Special prizes went to Mrs. Gould, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Charles Hegwood. 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