Camp Fire Girls - Honor Beads

Honors - a quick reference to the meaning of all those beads!

Larger beads of same shape and color are Big Honors - earning several honors in one category.

Home Craft Honor

Symbolizes the fires of the hearth

 

Health Craft Honor

 1957- Sports & Games Honor

 

Camp Craft Honor

 1957 - Outdoors Honor

Symbolizes earth

 

Nature Lore Honor

 1958 -Frontiers Honor

Symbolizes new horizons of knowledge

 

Business Honor

Symbolizes harvest

 

Hand Craft Honor

 1957 - Creative Arts Honor

 

Patriotism Honor (3 sided bead; red, white & blue)

1938 - Citizenship Honor

 

Progress towards rank

Aqua Beads are honors in the Needlework Guild

 

 

 

Project Handclasp

(1965 Gifts Abroad)

 

Project Contact

(1965 Pen Friends)

 

Project Involvement

 

Project Good Earth

(introduced in 1965 as Keep America Beautiful)

 

 

1965 Edith M. Kempthorne Fund - in memory of "Alaska" the first national field staff person. Girls sent in pennies equal to their age.

 

         

Swimming Honors -  these designs barely changed over the years.

Polliwog - Beginner

Frog - Intermediate

Fish - Swimmer

Flying Fish - pass the Junior Life Saving and Water Safety test given by the American Red Cross

Dolphin - Advanced Swimmer

 

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