Girl Scouts Handbook (Paperback)

The Original 1913 Edition

By W. J. Hoxie

Racehorse, 9781631583520, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

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The Girl Scouts of America has evolved over the last hundred years from the original group of eighteen into an organization with thousands of members nationwide.
First published in 1913, Girl Scouts Handbook is the original reference for girl scouts. This blast-from-the-past practical guide has been the foundation for the organization over the past century, helping young girls to learn the basics of scouting and teaching them useful skills such as:
  • Self-Defense
  • Woodcraft
  • Botany
  • Astronomy
  • Gardening
  • Sanitation
  • Girl Scout Law
  • Self-Discipline
  • Self-Improvement
  • And More!
    Rediscover this time-honored classic, featuring color photographs and diagrams for the first time, to learn important skills that will last a lifetime.

  • About the Author

    W. J. Hoxie was born in Rochester, New York, in 1848. In 1912, he became instrumental in the organization of the Girl Scouts with founder Juliette Low. Throughout his career, he served as a teacher, a surveyor, the proprietor of a taxidermy shop, a writer, and much more. He died in 1934 in Saint Petersburg, Florida, at age 86.