Did any of you ladies in letterpress get your introduction to printing or graphic arts through a Girl Scout program?

     I'm writing an article about the role Boy Scout merit badges for Printing (obsolete since 1981), Printing/Communication (obsolete since 1989), and Graphic Arts (the current version) may have played in introducing boys to these skills. I could find nothing similar for girls in Girl Scouting, but maybe I missed it somewhere along the way. I would appreciate being set straight if, in fact, Girl Scouts do offer an activity or program like that.

     Thanks for your consideration.

     Bill Boys -- wboys@bellsouth.net

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Comment by Camille Robin on October 30, 2015 at 7:58pm

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Comment by Camille Robin on October 30, 2015 at 12:05am

Yes, Girl Scouts had a badge they could earn. I taught many Girl Scout Troops letterpress and silk screen printing, along with other fun activities for their badge. I would bring my table top Kelsey to meetings and weekend outings. We silk screened many t-shirts with the Girl Scout Logo, watched films, and toured local Printing Companies. Everyone had a blast! Let me know if you would like more information.

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