The Book of the Camp Fire Girls

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George H. Doran Company, 1913 - 64 pages
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Page 28 - As fuel is brought to the fire So I purpose to bring My strength My ambition My heart's desire My joy And my sorrow •To the fire Of humankind For I will tend As my fathers have tended And my father's fathers Since time began The fire that is called The love of man for man The love of man for God To gain the third rank of Torch-Bearer, the girl must be a leader.
Page 26 - It is my desire to become a Camp Fire Girl, and to obey the Law of the Camp Fire, which is Seek beauty Give service Pursue knowledge Be trustworthy Hold on to health Glorify work Be happy This Law of the Camp Fire I will strive to follow.
Page 38 - Oh, Fire! Long years ago when our fathers fought with great animals you were their protection. From the cruel cold of winter, you saved them. When they needed food you changed the flesh of beasts into savory meat for them. During all the ages your mysterious flame has been a symbol to them for Spirit. So (to-night) we light our fire in remembrance of the Great Spirit who gave you to us.
Page 29 - To name the chief causes of infant mortality in summer. Tell how and to what extent it has been reduced in one American community.
Page 39 - O Master of the Hidden Fire ! Wash pure my heart, and cleanse for me My soul's desire. In flame of sunrise bathe my mind, O Master of the Hidden Fire, That, when I wake, clear-eyed may be My soul's desire.
Page 31 - That light which has been given to me I desire to pass undimmed to others.
Page 28 - To help prepare and serve, together with the other candidates, at least two meals for meetings of the Camp Fire. This is to include purchase of food, cooking and serving of the meal, and care of fire.
Page 2 - Seek beauty, Give service, Pursue knowledge, Be trustworthy, Hold on to health, Glorify work, Be happy.
Page 57 - Know how milk should be prepared for a six months' old baby: know what is good milk for a baby a year old and how it can be tested. 3 Know how much a baby should grow in weight each week for the first six weeks, in height for each month for the first year. The relation of weight to disease and vitality. .4 Know and describe three kinds of cries of a baby and know the cause of each. 5 Care for a baby for an average of an hour a day for a month.
Page 40 - Wohelo means love. We love Love, for love is life, and light, and joy, and sweetness. And love is comradeship, and motherhood, and fatherhood, and all dear kinship. Love is the joy of service so deep that self is forgotten. Wohelo means love.

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